M.A. Global Politics and Law

University of Sheffield


This programme is currently not being updated by a university administrator
please explain...

The information might be incorrect, incomplete or outdated.
We apologise for your inconvenience.

×

Tuition fee:
  • € 6,280 / Year (EEA)
  • € 15,030 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Description

Advertisement

Department of Politics/Department of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are the UK's number one politics department for research. Our taught courses give you the grounding to make sense of a constantly changing political landscape.

About the course
1 year full time/2 years part time

You'll investigate the exciting crossover between law and politics, particularly focusing on internationalism.

Taught jointly with the Department of Law, the course covers common intellectual themes around issues such as human rights and the implications of international law, justice and democracy.

Where your masters can take you
A postgraduate degree in politics is a strong foundation for a range of careers, from government and other public sector organisations to companies in the private sector, consultancies, non-governmental organisations and think-tanks. A postgraduate research degree is essential if you want an academic career.

"I enjoyed studying and living in Sheffield a lot, especially the good contact with the tutors. The staff at the department were always very friendly and helpful when there were any problems. Since my return to Germany, I think of Sheffield often. At the moment, I work as a freelance journalist. My degree was very helpful in getting the job."
Oliver Kiessler, Politics MA Graduate

Contents

Core modules
* Politics of International Law

Optional modules
Choose three modules, with at least one from each discipline.

Politics:

* Global Governance
* Political Thought and the Rights of War and Peace
* Theories and Issues in International Political Economy
* Ethnic Conflict Regulation

Law:

* Principles of International Law (foundations)
* Advanced Issues in International Law
* Law of International Organisations
* Inter-state Litigation
* International Human Rights Law
* International Environmental Law

Teaching
* Seminars

To complete the MA successfully you must earn a total of 180 credits. Most core and optional modules count for 30 credits each. Your dissertation, produced over the summer after the taught element, counts for 60 credits.

Assessment
* Essays
* Other forms of written work

Requirements

Entry Requirements
A good second class honours degree in Politics, Law or social sciences and humanities, with a significant political or legal component.

Students whose first language is not English must have passed either the TOEFL, a minimum of 600, (with a minimum of 4.5 in written English), TOEFL computer-based minimum of 250, or IELTS a minimum of 7, (with a minimum of 6.0 in essay writing).

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)

Members only information

Scholarships

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Reviews

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Apply for the
    € 1000 scholarship
    awarded by StudyPortals each three months
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up for free or log in

Apply for a € 1,000 Scholarship from StudyPortals now Awarded every three months

more information

Welcome to StudyPortals chat
Thank you
Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
More info about studying
abroad?
Chat with us!
More info about studying
abroad? Ask a question to
our study advisors!
Chat with us!
Ask a question to our
study advisors! Click here
anywhere