Entry requirements

Offers are typically made to applicants holding an undergraduate degree with at least upper second-class honours (or equivalent). Each applicant will be assessed on an individual basis through their application, a reference and personal statement.

Northeastern University London welcomes applications from mature students who may have been out of education for a while who have equivalent professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

In a world of transborder digital connections, with escalating social activism, fake news, cybercrime and artificial intelligence, digital sovereignty, sustainability and security are at the intersection of the most pressing contemporary 21st Century Politics problems.

The MSc Digital Politics & Sustainable Development explores power shifts, power diffusion, and evolving organisational structures in an increasingly interconnected society. Students will be able to explore sustainability and technology through specific courses and their choice of extended dissertation topic.

Information for international students

If English is not your native language, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English in order to study at the College. We would normally require an IELTS of 6.5 overall (including 6.0 in all four components) or an equivalent qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
Home students £1,000 reducing the tuition fee to £10,385
International students £1,500 reducing the tuition fee to £12,990
Northeastern University London alumni are eligible for a scholarship of 20%, however this cannot be combined with any other scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details