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MA European Politics

University of Exeter


  • You will examine the political process of European integration and the key issues in European governance, including EU policy-making, federalism and European identity
  • Options to study abroad in Paris, spending one term at the Sciences Po Centre for European Studies or Brussels at the Free University Brussels (VUB)
  • You will be taught by renowned academics who have strong links with European political institutions
  • Enhance your learning with our regular seminars and workshops held by high profile speakers
  • Our wide range of optional modules allows you to tailor your degree to your interests and career ambitions


Graduates of Politics at the University of Exeter have been highly successful in securing interesting career opportunities and in progressing to higher research degrees, notably at the European University Institute. Our alumni have moved into public sector and private sector employment dealing with or working directly for EU institutions. This programme offers an excellent preparation for careers with a European dimension in the public, private or non-profit sectors, both in Europe and elsewhere.

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  • European Union Politics and Policy
  • Dissertation If spending a term at Sciences-Po
  • Dissertation Skills Unless spending a term at Sciences-Po
  • Dissertation Unless spending a term at Sciences-Po
  • 90 credits of optional modules.
  • Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World
  • Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services
  • Public Sector Finance for Managers
  • The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development
  • The New Public Management: Principles, Practice and Prospects
  • Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Regulation and Reform: Analysis and Policy
  • Understanding and Interpretation in Political Thought
  • Global Security
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time