University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Politics in the European Union

This postgraduate degree blends theory and rich empirical material to offer insights into the functioning of political life in the EU that assists students in a broad range of professions, including diplomacy, government bodies, international organisations, lobbying, teaching, journalism, the media and commerce and business.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st or a good 2nd Class Honours degree from a British university or its equivalent, in politics, history, international relations or other related subjects. We also welcome applicants with relevant professional experience and qualifications. If the 1st language is not English, applicants should have a qualification such as the IELTS (6.5 or above) or TEFL (90/575).

Course modules

Core module: the politics of European integration. Dissertation plus 3 option modules from a choice of approximately 20.

Assessment methods

Teaching is based upon use of the university's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Blackboard; this allows for a range of innovative and engaging teaching techniques to be used, such as online presentations, podcasts, interactive message boards and Wikis, as well as 1 to 1 contact through conventional channels; modules are assessed by a traditional end of module essay and a range of online activities.
Please note: due to regular enhancement of the university's courses, please refer to Leicester's own website or/and terms and conditions for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning March 2017 GBP 7,805 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Social Science Distance Learning Team
Telephone number: 
0116 252 7575