UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Global Governance and Ethics

The economic, social and political benefits of good governance are high on the agenda of many world organisations. This course combines normative and empirical approaches to international justice, organisations and processes, and applies them to the analysis of global political institutions and policies.

Entry requirements

As a minimum, a strong upper 2nd Class (65%) Honours degree from a UK university; a CGPA of 3.45; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant practical or work experience in a related field may also be taken into account.

Course modules

Core modules: global governance; global ethics; introduction to qualitative methods b or advanced qualitative methods; introduction to quantitative methods b or advanced quantitative methods; options: global public policy; international political economy; theories of international relations.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures and seminars, and is taught by scholars that have institution, policy or country-specific knowledge and have carried out theoretical and empirical research in the field. Assessment is through unseen examinations, long essays and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,190 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,195 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc 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

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