MEuro - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Masters of European Union Studies (MEuro)

The NCRE graduate programme is a unique training and development initiative designed to produce graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge for the 21st Century. The Honours degree in European Studies is the only one offered in New Zealand and our Master and Doctoral degrees by research theses are internationally benchmarked against some of the world's leading EU studies programmes.

As Graduate of the NCRE you will belong to an international institutional network, part of the University of Canterbury's elite university wide research centres, a member of the NZ EU Centres Network as well as a number of Asia'Pacific EU studies networks and the global Jean Monnet programme. Through these linkages NCRE graduates will have the opportunity to participate in conferences, workshops, and untertake exchanges - within New Zealand, as well as with partners in Asia and the EU.

Taught Master in European Studies - MEuro

In 2015, the National Centre for Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury launched a new taught matsers in European union studies. This degree studies the European Union in the global context, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific.

The programme has two commencement dates (February and July). Students enrolling in this programme will take three compulsory courses and complete a dissertation. The rest of the programme will be individually tailored combining an additional three electives taught by staff from European Union Studies and related disciplines. Study topics include (but are not limited to):
• The EU in Europe and the World
• European Development Policy
• Navigating Research: Research Training and Methods
• The EU and Europeanisation of Europe
• European Foreign and Security Policy
• European Studies Internship Course
• Rights and Realities; EU in the Asia Pacific

The programme will take a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 18 months to complete. More information about the course can be found here.


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