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. 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

The MEuro programme is a 12-month taught Masters course designed to teach students about the role of the European Union in global politics.
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.

Degree structure:

Compulsory Module EURO 479 – Navigating Research: Research Training and Methods (5 ECTS)
Then at least one of: EURO 402 – The EU in Europe and the World (5 ECTS)
EURO 458 – European Development Policy (5 ECTS)
Elective modules: EURO 409 – The EU and Europeanisation of Europe (5 ECTS)
EURO 428 – Rights and Realities: EU in the Asia Pacific (5 ECTS)
EURO 457 – European Foreign and Security Policy (5 ECTS)
EURO 482 – European Studies Internship Course (5 ECTS)
Dissertation: EURO 692 – MEuro Dissertation (30 ECTS)

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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