UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Transnational Studies

With the advancement of communication technology and growing political awareness of globalisation, the impact of transnationality on our social, cultural and economic lives has increased dramatically. This is a cross-disciplinary programme taught by specialists from different UCL faculties. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures and discussion seminars.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Approaches to transnational studies (core readings, social theory and case studies); modern language module (from beginner's or to advanced level). Students select up to 3 optional courses from a list that may include: Cultural exchange (methods and approaches); consumerism and globalisation; international and EU refugee law; economics of transition; population and development; migration and transformation; comparable peace processes; security, identity, polarity; anthropology of art and design; practical documentary filmmaking; nations and states in transnational perspective; globalisation in the 20th Century; people and populations (an interdisciplinary perspective); history and theory of European integration; globalisation and Latin American development (Latin America in the 21st Century).

Assessment methods

Assessment is through unseen examinations, oral presentations, written coursework and the research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4231