University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

European and Global Affairs

This special course offers you the chance to study at two leading institutions. In your first year you study at the School of Government at Libera Universita` Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS), Italy's top graduate school training high-level public and private officials. Based in Rome, your tuition at LUISS will be in English. In your second year, you study here at the University of Sheffield, selecting from our exciting range of optional modules. As a graduate of the programme you'll have the skills and knowledge to approach the complex challenges facing European and global politics.

Entry requirements

MA: A 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social science, humanities or language discipline. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 5.5 in all other components.

Course modules

3 out of the following modules (semester 1): European politics in the 20th century; European macroeconomics; European institutions; European policies and policy making. 3 from a range including the following (semester 2): European migration politics; European foreign and security policy; EU and state building in the Balkan; transatlantic relations; Mediterranean politics; history of European integration since the 1980s. 2 from a range including the following (semester 3): the politics of international law; europeanisation; contemporary global security; global justice; global governance; research methods.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed continuously through essays.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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