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This MSc offers a sophisticated perspective on the complex nature of globalisation. The thematic scope is broad-ranging, and seeks to balance a critical interrogation of conceptual debates around the nature of globalisation with an examination of the diverse geopolitical, economic, and social manifestations of the globalisation process itself. What and how will I learn? Students gain expertise in key theoretical debates around globalisation, and develop skills in advanced social science research methodologies. They gain experience in the design and execution of a major research project and will be prepared for careers in fields where an advanced understanding of globalisation is valuable. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of three core courses (45 credits), five optional courses (75 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months) is offered. Core Modules include: Political Economy of Globalisation Geopolitics and Globalisation Thinking Space Either Social Science Methods and Transferable Skills Training I Interdisciplinary Approaches to Global Migration Public and Private Modernities RESEARCH ROUTE ONLY: Social Science Methods and Transferable Skills Training II Dissertationreport All MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 15,000 words. Options include: Globalisation and Security Scales of Inequality Issues in Global Migration Comparative Urbanism Postcolonial Theory and the Multicultural City Sustainable Consumption and Everyday Life Science and Politics of Climate Change Landscape and Power Consuming Modernities Modern Cities: Representing Modernity Further details available on subject website: http:www.geog.ucl.ac.ukadmissions-and-teachingpostgraduatesmsc-in-globalisation The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, discussions, presentations and practical classes. Assessment is through a range of coursework tasks and the research dissertation, which includes an oral presentation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The Globalisation MSc is run by UCL Geography, which enjoys an outstanding international reputation for its research and teaching. The programme is strongly interdisciplinary in scope, and is therefore appropriate for students from a diverse set of backgrounds. Students are offered considerable flexibility in their choice of courses and the programme seeks to accommodate individual research interests and needs. Students join a large and vibrant graduate community drawn from all over the world. They benefit from state-of-the-art facilities including a high-performance UNIX computer network, specialised cartographic and research laboratories and the Bloomsbury Environment Isotope Facility. Your future career Students completing the Globalisation MSc have been employed in a variety of sectors including development agencies, international business, consultancy, government, social services and academia. The programme also serves as a valuable stepping stone to PhD study in geography or related disciplines. First destinations of recent graduates of the department include: The Local Futures Group: Analyst Asylum and Immigration Tribunal: Personal Secretary Swedish Trade Council, Helsinki: Associate LSE: Diploma in International Relations Price Waterhouse Coopers: SAP Specialist CIL Management Consultancy: Business Associate Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein: Graduate Trainee Entry Requirements Normally 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. Professional experience in relevant fields will be considered alongside academic qualifications. How to apply We accept applications up until the programme begins in September, but applicants who require a student visa should submit th

This MSc offers a sophisticated perspective on the complex nature of globalisation. The thematic scope is broad-ranging, and seeks to balance a critical interrogation of conceptual debates around the nature of globalisation with an examination of the diverse geopolitical, economic, and social manifestations of the globalisation process itself. What and how will I learn? Students gain expertise...

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Normally 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. Professional experience in relevant fields, personal statements and references will all be range o

Normally 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. Professional experience in relevant fields, personal statements and references will all be range o

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