University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

European and Global Affairs

This course is delivered jointly with our department and the School of Government (SoG) at Libera Universit� Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS). Based in Rome, Italy, the SoG at LUISS is Italy�s top graduate school, training high-level public and private officials to handle political and government decision-making processes. You�ll spend your first year studying in Rome, and your second year studying in Sheffield. The course is taught in English. You�ll study European relations within the context of international society and global public affairs. By the end of the course, you�ll have developed the skills and knowledge to contribute actively to global developments as a practitioner or researcher.

Entry requirements

You will need at least 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 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.

Course modules

Three out of the following modules (Semester 1): European politics in the twentieth century; European macroeconomics; European institutions; European policies and policy making. Three 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. Two 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

All modules except the dissertation are taught in seminars. You�ll be assessed continuously through essays.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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