Contemporary Europe MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: You will need a good 2:1 Bachelor's degree in Politics studies or a related area e.g. other social science degrees. On occasion, we will also consider a good 2:1 Bachelor's degree from a non social science area.

Entry requirements

Candidates will normally have a BA (Hons) wholly or predominantly in Politics, International Relations, or European studies or related fields such as History and Sociology. In exceptional circumstances we will consider candidates from other subject areas if they can demonstrate understanding and possess relevant background knowledge and experience. All cases will be judged individually on the basis of information provided by the applicant (application form, personal statement, transcripts) plus academic references. Graduates of UK universities will normally have achieved an upper Second Class or a First Class result. Graduates of non-UK universities will have achieved comparable results.

International qualifications

Applications from international students are encouraged and international qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.

If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language, it is possible for you to come and study at the University on one of our Pre-sessional EAP programmes.  Please see the English Language Centre website for further information about these programmes; www.liv.ac.uk/english-language-centre/pre-sessional-eap.

If you require additional English Language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre.

GCSEC
IELTS6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
International BaccalaureateStandard Level (Grade 5)
Hong Kong use of English AS levelC
INDIA Standard XII70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards
WAECC4-6
Cambridge ProficiencyC

Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.