University of Bath

University of Bath

International Relations and European Politics

The programme explores contemporary European politics and societies. It has a distinctive focus on European policies and policy making. Students will study the interplay of multi-level governance between European and national institutions.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree (1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. In addition, the following will also be taken into account: extended and responsible experience in a relevant field in commerce, or industry, or in teaching, or in a government establishment, together with authorship of papers or other work of an acceptable academic standard, eg published translation. English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 62 with no less than 59 in any component. References: 2 references are required, at least 1 of which must be an academic reference.

Course modules

Core units: international relations theories; comparative European politics; scopes and methods of politics and international relations; Master's dissertation.
Optional units: the politics of sustainability: environmental security and international relations; resilience and national security; the politics of migration; memory culture: memory politics; Europe in global politics; multilevel governance and multi layered citizenship in Europe; social modernisation and the transformation of democracy; European security; foreign policy analysis; comparative European social policy; international organisations in world politics; global governance; Britain and Europe.

Assessment methods

Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations.

Sponsorship information

http://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/fees/taughtfees/hss/index.html

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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