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MAMultilevel Governance in Europe

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Our MA Multilevel Governance in Europe gives you the opportunity to use social scientific methods to deepen your understanding of the study of European politics. It is designed for good graduates in politics, economics, law, sociology, European studies or related disciplines.

You study European politics and European integration, as well as theory and explanation in political science, and choose optional modules on topics including:

- Political parties in Britain and Europe
- Global environmental issues
- International relations
- International security
- Conflict resolution

Our Department of Government is one of the most prestigious in Europe, with an outstanding record of teaching, research and publication. We are rated top in the UK for research (REF 2014), and have consistently been the highest-rated politics department in the country since national assessments began.

Programme structure

Year 1

MA Dissertation
Comparative European Politics
Theory and Explanation in Political Science
Political Explanation (optional)
Advanced Research Methods (optional)
International Security Studies (optional)
Political Parties in Britain and Europe (optional)
Contemporary Theories of Justice (optional)
Environmental Politics (optional)
Theories of International Relations (optional)
Conflict Resolution (optional)
Political Economy (optional)
Political Theory (optional)
Research Seminar in Political Theory and Methods (optional)
Research Design (optional)
Public Opinion and Political Behaviour (optional)
Ideology and Political Discourse (optional)
Survey Measurement and Question Design (optional)

Career opportunities

Our MA Multilevel Governance in Europe can lead to a career in British and European politics and the private sector. Our course will help you develop key employability skills including analytical reasoning, research, communication, and essay-writing.

Recent graduates have gone on to work for the following high-profile organisations:

The Civil Service
Local government
The World Bank
The United Nations
YouGov and YouGov America

We also offer supervision for PhD and MPhil in the following fields: government; ideology and discourse analysis; international relations; political behaviour; and politics.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States