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Aston University: Multilevel Governance and International Relations Joint MA

Institution Aston University View institution profile
Department School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Taught


The Multilevel Governance and International Relations Joint MA at Aston is an innovative, one-year Masters programme delivered jointly by Aston University in England and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Rennes), France. The unique way this joint masters is delivered enables you to benefit from a multicultural teaching environment and the combined expertise of teaching staff at two leading sites for research on governance in both Britain and France.

What you’ll learn You will spend the first semester at Aston University taking several core and optional modules to equip you with an advanced grounding in the key concepts and ideas used in the analysis of International Relations and Multilevel Governance. Semester two is based at Sciences Po Rennes, where you will study a further suite of core modules through the medium of French language, before moving on to undertake a related work placement, and completing a final “Rapport de Stage”.

This is a demanding masters, which will challenge you to engage fully with study opportunities in both learning institutions, but it is a rewarding experience, through which you will develop lifelong skills and open new professional opportunities.

Throughout your masters course, you will benefit from active membership of the Aston Centre for Europe, a thriving research hub which organises debates, study visits, and conferences and seminars on current international issues.


Aston University

Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying …

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