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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 6.32k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 8.99k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    The Euromasters programmes offer a genuinely outstanding and unrivalled international learning experience, qualifying graduates for a wide range of top jobs in European and international institutions.

    The programmes are unique, in that students study at two or three different sites chosen from a group of prestigious world-class institutions, together with students from a wide range of different countries.

    Sites within the Euromasters Consortium available to study at include:

    * University of Bath
    * Freie Universität Berlin
    * Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
    * Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    * Sciences Po Paris
    * Charles University, Prague
    * Università degli Studi di Siena
    * University of Washington (Seattle)

    Students will gain a broad comparative understanding of European Union (EU), US politics, policy and social evolution as well as specialist knowledge of key issues in the Euro-Atlantic area.

    Students take two taught semesters at one or two partner sites, after the opening Core Module at Bath, followed by the completion of a 15,000 word dissertation, to be submitted by September in the second year.

    Students who successfully complete the programme will receive an MA degree which is jointly awarded by the University of Bath on behalf of the Euromasters Consortium and which is fully recognised in the countries of all participating universities and throughout the EU and beyond.

    Qualifications and durations
    * Full-time MA (24 months)

    Semester one (September January) - Core module - University of Bath (compulsory)

    Semester two (February June) - Specialist Module one - Students select one location from:

    * University of Bath
    * Berlin
    * Paris
    * Prague
    * Seattle

    Semester three (September January) - Specialist Module two - Students select one location from:

    * University of Bath
    * Berlin
    * Madrid
    * Paris
    * Siena

    Semester four (until September) - Research Dissertation - Choose to be supervised from:

    * University of Bath
    * Berlin
    * Madrid
    * Paris
    * Siena

    Learning and teaching

    The Euromasters programme is a truly international experience with regard to teaching, learning and living.

    Our programmes are modular, consisting of self-contained units, taught and assessed on a semester basis. As you progress through each semester and successfully pass the examinations, you will receive credit for the units, thus providing you with a clear indication of your academic progress.

    Teaching takes the form of lectures, classes and seminars. Lectures are quite formal, whereas classes and seminars involve interaction between the lecturer and a small number of students for study skills and discussion.

    Teaching methods will vary across the consortium according to cultural practices.

    Methods of assessment

    Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations.

    We also place strong emphasis on developing presentation and discussion/communication skills which, in many units, is part of the assessed work.


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    A good Honours degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject, for example European studies, politics, history, economics and sociology. Students are expected to be fluent or near-fluent in English.Applicants must demonstrate clear evidence of ability to work academically at the appropriate level in the language of instruction at their chosen Specialist Module sites. Language of instruction at the sites are as follows:Location & Language of instruction University of Bath - EnglishFreie Universität Berlin - GermanHumboldt Universität zu Berlin - GermanUniversidad Carlos III de Madrid - SpanishSciences Po Paris - FrenchCharles University, Prague - EnglishUniversità degli Studi di Siena - EnglishUniversity of Washington (Seattle) - EnglishAs students are able to determine their programme of study, so that all semesters are taught and examined in English, we welcome applications from students who do not have German, French or Spanish competency.The Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies in considering applications, will take the following into account:Extended and responsible experience in a relevant field in commerce, or industry, or in teaching, or in a government establishment, together with authorship of papers or other work of an acceptable academic standard, e.g. published translation.English requirementsIELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the four components).TOEFL 580 (paper-based test) or 237 (computer-based test) with a score of not less than 4 in TWE or 92 (internet based test) with at least 21 in Writing, 21 in Listening, 22 in Reading, 23 in Speaking. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 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. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 92 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

    A limited number of competitive fee reduction scholarships are available in recognition of high academic achievement (the equivalent of a first class Honours degree or, exceptionally, a high 2:1 degree) from the University of Bath. There will be a total of six scholarships at the level of £1,000 for students from EU countries and £2,000 for students from outside the EU.

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