The Cultural Diplomacy and International Events programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. Delivered in partnership with the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) in Berlin, the MA in Cultural Diplomacy & International Events course will teach you the necessary contexts with which events are located:
In addition, you will also learn the most effective strategies and tactics to secure sought after benefits and to acknowledge the potential drawbacks or negative consequences that can accompany the bidding, hosting and legacy resulting from these events.
Having been exposed to real-life professional practice you will be well-versed in presenting your work to a range of stakeholders.
Our Cultural Diplomatic & International Music course has its first trimester at our Paisley campus followed by a second studied at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin.
Although the MA Cultural Diplomacy pathway has some core features, you will also benefit from a degree of specialisation that will prepare you for a career in your chosen area of events, sport or music.
You can apply until:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score (Grade B2):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
£3,400 per year of study
£3,400 per year of study
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The Scottish Government does not provide any statutory student funding for international students studying in Scotland.
However, there are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at UWS.
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