2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science (business, management, economics, politics, economic & social history, sociology, etc.) or arts and humanities (English language, literature, history, anthropology, etc.) subject.
Those applying for pathway B are required to have an academic background in the social sciences. If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the programme convener to discuss.
Months of entry
This two-year International Master leverages the complementary expertise, resources and networks of four subject areas (Economic & Social History, Business, History, Economics) within four major European universities to provide a profoundly interdisciplinary programme and international learning experience. The programme equips you with the analytical tools and critical skills necessary to make sense of the history, theory, institutions and cultures of global and local capitalism. Exploration and understanding of the intersecting complementarity of global and local is at the heart of this programme.
- You will graduate with a multiple degree: one from each of the three universities at which you have studied.
- Associate partners from around the world will provide specialist master classes and guest lectures, and make contributions to, or host, the annual summer school.
- You will be encouraged to explore a variety of perspectives on the process and experience of globalisation, and to reflect on the relationship between global and local, in particular, of cities, creative industries and local cultures of entrepreneurship that have innovated at the local level to remain globally competitive.
- A variety of internships and industrial placements are available to all students in Barcelona, Rotterdam and Göttingen to enhance your learning experience.
- You will receive a theoretical grounding in international business and the global economy, and be encouraged to think critically about the respective roles of individuals, firms, cities, regions, nations and supra-national bodies in determining the world in which we live.
This is a two-year degree taught through a mix of lectures and seminars. You will take between eight and ten core and around eight optional courses, depending on which pathway you choose. The programme also includes opportunities for internships and industrial placements. All teaching is in English; recommended additional language study is encouraged throughout the two-year programme.
You will spend your first year in Glasgow (semester 1) and Barcelona (semester 2). The second year (semester 1) will be spent in either Rotterdam or Göttingen, depending on which pathway you choose.
- Pathway A (Rotterdam) - Global History & Creative Cities Economies (the history of globalisation and the role of creative industries)
- Pathway B (Göttingen) - Global Markets & Development (marketing, entrepreneurship and development)
The final semester will be spent researching and writing a dissertation
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