Newcastle University: European Union Studies

InstitutionNewcastle University View institution profile
Department School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Web www.newcastle.ac.uk/postgraduate
Study type Taught

Summary

Our European Union Studies MA provides an in-depth grounding in the politics and policy of the EU. The course covers the intricate politics, institutions, law and policies of the European Union. The international and global political context in which the EU operates is also addressed.

As a student on this course you will develop knowledge of three central themes: European integration, public policy in the EU and the EU as an international actor. You gain skills in:
•social science methods and methodologies, international and regional studies politics
•analysis, evaluation and interpretation of principal source materials
•planning, conducting and communicating original research.

The course is highly valued by employers who require staff with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the European Union and its institutions and procedures.

Key staff include:
•Mr Phil Daniels
•Dr Jocelyn Mawdsley
•Professor Anthony Zito.

This MA is a good preparation for graduates who wish to develop a career with a European dimension.

Delivery:

You are taught by renowned researchers in small group seminars, creating a positive and intimate learning environment.

Facilities:

You will enjoy the benefit of most teaching taking place in the Politics building with the Peter Robinson Library next door. This space includes a dedicated postgraduate computer room and a postgraduate common room.

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