University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Central & East European, Russian & Eurasian Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master)

This innovative international programme offers you the unique opportunity to undertake study (in English) and research in at least three different countries at our renowned partner institutions, culminating in the award of a multiple degree according to your chosen pathway. **Academic contact: clair.clarke@glasgow.ac.uk Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow September start IntM: 24 months full-time** **WHY THIS PROGRAMME** If you are interested in the challenges faced by the states and societies of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia and their place within the new global order, this two-year programme is for you. Opportunities for placements at external organisations are included under each pathway. The programme is delivered by leading experts in their specialist areas of research. Language tuition is available throughout the progamme. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree is awarded by a consortium comprising the University of Glasgow, University of Tartu and other partners from the region. **PROGRAMME STRUCTURE** The programme is structured around three predefined mobility periods at three different universities across Europe, Russia, and Eurasia. Also included is a fourth flexible mobility period during which you will undertake independent study. The mobility periods are designed to enable you to engage with a variety of perspectives on the programme's core themes. A research proposal submitted at the end of semester 1 in year 1 will determine future mobility patterns and study pathway diversification in semester 2. In year 2 you will continue under the same study pathway. The research proposal will have a strong influence on the allocation of the year 2 pathway partner, where you will undertake coursework. It is envisaged that placements at external organisations will be made available. **Year 1 - semester 1** **University of Tartu** **Core courses** - Introduction to Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies - Language - Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Estonian OR Russian - Social sciences methodology. **Year 1 - semester 2** **University of Glasgow** You will select a specialist pathway. **Core courses** - **Central and East European studies** - **Russian studies** - **Eurasian studies** **Summer school** Focusing on research methods (not credit-bearing) **Year 2 - semester 1** **Central and East European studies** - **Corvinus University of Budapest** - **Jagellonian Univesity, Krako´w** - **National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" (NaUKMA)** **Russian studies** - **Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN)** **Eurasian studies** - **KIMEP University, Almaty** - **Ilia State Univerity, Tbilisi** An internship at an external organisation is included at each partner. **Year 2 - semester 2** You will continue on the mobility pattern started in semester 1. One-year study mobilities in the region are aimed at strengthening the language skills acquired during Year 1 in Tartu & Glasgow. You will complete your dissertation under the principle supervision of the pathway partner institution, with Glasgow and Tartu as co-supervisors. **Programme alteration or discontinuation** The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract. www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/ **CAREER PROSPECTS** You will be prepared for careers in policy-making in government, foreign ministries, the EU, Intergovernmental organisations and non-governmental organisations. Other career opportunities include higher education and business.

Entry requirements

International Master's: Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Applicants from other subject backgrounds, however, will be considered.

Course modules

The programme is structured around three predefined mobility periods at three different universities across Europe, Russia, and Eurasia. Also included is a fourth flexible mobility period during which you will undertake independent study. The mobility periods are designed to enable you to engage with a variety of perspectives on the programme's core themes. A research proposal submitted at the end of semester 1 in year 1 will determine future mobility patterns and study pathway diversification in semester 2. In year 2 you will continue under the same study pathway. The research proposal will have a strong influence on the allocation of the year 2 pathway partner, where you will undertake coursework. It is envisaged that placements at external organisations will be made available. Year 1 - semester 1: University of Tartu Core courses ?Introduction to Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies ?Language - Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Estonian OR Russian ?Social sciences methodology. Year 1 - semester 2: University of Glasgow You will select a specialist pathway. Core courses: Central and East European Studies ?Geopolitics of Central and Eastern Europe OR Statehood and nationality in Central and Eastern Europe ?Language: Czech, Hungarian OR Polish Russian Studies ?Russian foreign policy OR Post-Soviet Russia: Renegotiating global and local identities ?Language: Russian Eurasian Studies ?Contested states: The South Caucasus after 1991 OR Rethinking Central Asian security ?Language: Russian Summer school: Focusing on research methods (not credit-bearing) Year 2 - semester 1: Central and East European Studies Corvinus University of Budapest Jagellonian Univesity, Krakow National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" (NaUKMA) Russian Studies: Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) Eurasian Studies: KIMEP University, Almaty Ilia State Univerity, Tbilisi An internship at an external organisation is included at each partner. Year 2 - semester 2: You will continue on the mobility pattern started in semester 1. One-year study mobilities in the region are aimed at strengthening the language skills acquired during Year 1 in Tartu & Glasgow. You will complete your dissertation under the principle supervision of the pathway partner institution, with Glasgow and Tartu as co-supervisors. Erasmus+ exchange funding is available in the form of monthly stipends. Programme alteration or discontinuation The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.

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Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
International Master's Full-time September 2019 5,310 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 Months
International Master's Full-time September 2019 5,310 per Year 1 (England) 24 Months
International Master's Full-time September 2019 5,310 per Year 1 (EU) 24 Months
International Master's Full-time September 2019 5,310 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
International Master's Full-time September 2019 5,310 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 Months
International Master's Full-time September 2019 11,070 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months

Campus details

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University of Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Clair Clarke
Telephone number: 
01413304515