University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

European Studies

If you are interested in contemporary European affairs such as nationalism, security, governance and policymaking, democratisation in Eastern Europe and the external relations of the EU, you will enjoy this course's attention to themes such as nationalism and citizenship, integration, transition and security. The course is very much informed by research undertaken in the highly regarded Centre for European and International Studies Research.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in social sciences, humanities or related subject. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Core modules: Challenges to EU politics and governance; dissertation/major project. Optional modules: Europe: integration and democratisation; global governance; nation and identity in Europe; Europe and the world; negotiation and lobbying in the EU (a simulation game); contemporary security in international relations: providers and challenges; independent project; work-based learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment is normally in the form of an extended essay on a specific topic within a unit, allowing you to specialise on a subject that particularly interests you within the broad topic area of the unit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 8299