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MA Transnational Studies (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
9285 USD
National
4510 USD
EU
4510 USD

Application fee

International 75 USD
National 75 USD
EU 75 USD
Department
Social and Historical Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

This MA focuses on the transnational movement of people, ideas and goods on a global scale, and the impact of such connections on our social, political and cultural worlds. Approaching transnationality as a historical and contemporary phenomenon, students will be taught by specialists in human rights, international relations, economics, health and migration.

Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of one core module, (30 credits), language modules (up to 30 credits) optional modules (up to 45 credits) and a research dissertation (90 credits).

A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) is available.

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Eligibility Criteria

Entry Requirement

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

English Language Requirements

All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which they have applied.

This requirement is specified in order to ensure that the academic progress of students is not hindered by language difficulties and that students are able to integrate socially while studying at UCL and living in the UK.

The English language level for this programme is: Advanced

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Approaches to Transnational Studies: core readings, social theory and case studies
  • Modern Language Module: from Beginner's or to Advanced Level

Options
Students select up to three optional courses from a list that may include:

  • Cultural Exchange: Methods and Approaches
  • Consumerism and Globalisation
  • International and EU Refugee Law
  • Economics of Transition
  • Population and Development
  • Migration and Transformation
  • Comparable Peace Processes
  • Security, Identity, Polarity
  • Anthropology of Art and Design
  • Practical Documentary Filmmaking
  • Nations and States in Transnational Perspective
  • Globalisation in the 20th Century
  • People and Populations: an Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • History and Theory of European Integration
  • Globalisation and Latin American Development: Latin America in the 21st Century

Dissertation/report
All students undertake an independent research project written up as a dissertation up to 15,000 words.

Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures and discussion seminars. Assessment is through unseen examinations, oral presentations, written coursework and the research dissertation.

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How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

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