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Masters in European Studies in the UK in 2024

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European Law LLM

Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) United Kingdom

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University of Birmingham United Kingdom

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University of Oxford United Kingdom

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University College London (UCL) United Kingdom

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Newcastle University United Kingdom

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Masters in European Studies in the UK

Study European Studies Masters Programmes

Are you interested in the History and Politics of Europe? Studying a degree in European studies will teach you about the formation of Europe, through several wars and redrawing of borders, and how it functions today as the politico-economic European Union.

You will learn about the various cultures and heritage that prosper within the countries of Europe, and how legal, economic and political frameworks have allowed various EU institutions to function towards shared goals.

To study for a degree in European Studies, you should have an interest in subjects such as politics, sociology, history, art & culture and economics, as well as an interest in Europe itself.

By studying in this field, your modules are likely to cover topics such as:

  • European Culture and heritage
  • EU Studies
  • European History
  • European Language
  • Europe's colonial history
  • EU law

Graduates of degrees in European Studies may also learn a European language during their studies, and as such have many transferable skills upon graduation. Students may go on to work in a variety of areas such as:

  • Communications consultants
  • Policy analysts
  • Journalism & Media
  • Marketing

Postgraduate programmes in European Studies are most commonly offered at universities as:

Masters of Science (MSc/MS degree) and Master of Arts (MA degree), which typically take between 1-2 years to complete when studied Full-time.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes in Financial Engineering will usually include a bachelor/undergraduate degree in a related field such as Arts, History or Geography.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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