Aston University and the UK offer insight into matters affecting the core of European politics. The Jagiellonian University and Poland, however, represent the periphery, the relatively new member state with a distinct historical heritage and a whole raft of different governance issues.
By critically analysing both these perspectives and players, graduates of the Emerging Europe in a Global Perspective / MA in European Studies (with Aston University) programme will gain insight into the whole gamut of governance related aspects at play in the two countries. Furthermore, this broader understanding will also permit graduates to and in related countries.
The perfect choice for anyone looking for a career in government and politics, especially with a European dimension. Transferable skills and competencies gained form studying and working in different European countries are a unique and valuable asset to graduates from the programme. A Double Degree is a much sought after commodity and graduates of course receive a degree from both Aston and the Jagiellonian.
study at two leading Centres that focus on contemporary European issues and compare perspectives from the frontiers of the EU
deepen your knowledge on the political, social and economic transformations in Central and Eastern Europe and apply them to discourses in the UK
Critically analyse EU integration from an integrated East-West perspective
Recruitment through Aston:
Normally, a 2.1 in a degree taken in an appropriate subject at a British university or equivalent
Recruitment through the Jagiellonian:
All candidates must either hold (or expect to obtain) a BA degree from a recognised and accredited university or an equivalent first-cycle degree earned in countries where BA degrees are not offered. Candidates possessing an MA degree may also apply. While a degree in a relevant subject area is preferred, all applicants who can demonstrate interest in European Studies are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must satisfy the requirements of both institutions in order to be accepted .
For the Aston component of the Double Masters, candidates whose first language is not English must satisfy one of the following minimal requirements:
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