This innovative global governance Masters degree is delivered by leading academics who are internationally recognised experts in the field.
The course boasts an international teaching team who are able to share their first hand experience of cross cultural negotiation, global partnerships and new security challenges.
The MSc Global Governance will offer you an opportunity to develop your understanding of global and local approaches to global challenges including human rights, labour rights, environmental degradation and corruption. These are cross sector, global challenges that face decision makers operating at the highest level, so following completion of your studies you will be well equipped for senior roles in some of the top international organisations.
In addition, students who remain in Wales immediately after completion of the course will be competitively selected to take advantage of a 10 week funded work experience placement in another EU country.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
The modules you will study include:
Global Governance and International Relations Theories and Concepts
New Security Challenges
International Organisations in the International System
Internationalisation and Global Contexts
Conflict, War and Peace
Three-month funded competitive work experience placement in an EU country*
Learning and teaching methods
We use a variety of teaching styles and assessment methods. The MSc Global Governance is taught face to face and online through interactive workshops and simulations. You will also engage in supervised research. The course also benefits from strong links with international organisations, government and business and therefore, there will be optional study visits and special lectures at European institutions, the U.S. Embassy and private sector organisations.
If you choose to study full-time the course length is approximately 12 months with a further three months should you undertake a work experience placement at the end of the course.
There is high demand for graduates with an in-depth understanding of the intertwined activities of states, businesses and nongovernmental organisations. Global governance has particular relevance to policy makers and following graduation, you will be well prepared to enter or progress further in careers in government, international organisations, the diplomatic service, nongovernmental organisations, policy work, and the voluntary sector.
You will be introduced to theories and concepts drawn from international relations, which will enable you to apply to the analysis of emerging global challenges. The supervised research project will also enable you to develop greater expertise in a specialist topic. The focus on applied analysis, real world case studies and exposure to internationally recognised business and policy professionals, will ensure that you gain practical skills that will allow you to make a direct positive contribution in your chosen profession.
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