University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

European and Global Affairs

Students spend the 1st year studying in Rome, and the 2nd year studying in Sheffield. The course is taught in English. Students study European relations within the context of international society and global public affairs. By the end of the course, they will have developed the skills and knowledge to contribute actively to global developments as a practitioner or researcher.

Entry requirements

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

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 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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