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Double Masters in Policies & Governance in Europe MA

Please note the course details apply to 2022 entry. The fee information reflects 2023/24 entry. Please check back for updated course information pertaining to 2023 entry, as further information will be published shortly.

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The Double Master in Policies & Governance in Europe (PAGE) will provide you with an in-depth understanding of major political and economic developments in Europe, and of the analytical approaches developed to account for them. You will study at two of the most highly ranked universities in Europe in the field of politics and international studies: Luiss, which is currently number 22 in the world and top in Italy in Political Sciences and International Studies according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings, and King’s College London, 15th in the world and 5th in Europe in the 2020 QS Elsevier Subject Ranking. Students enrolling in this programme will benefit greatly from this partnership, which will provide them in-depth knowledge of policies and political economy of the European Union (EU) and European states, addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective combining political sciences, law, and economics. During the Double Master, students will attend one year at King’s College London and one year at Luiss according to the list of courses agreed upon by both universities. Students may begin the programme either at King’s and then spend the second year at Luiss (Track 1), or at Luiss, and then spend the second year at King’s (Track 2).

Key benefits

  • Opportunity to learn about policies, institutions, and governance structures in Europe from an interdisciplinary perspective spanning political science, law, and economics.
  • Possibility of specializing during Year 2 in one of the following specialisations: European External Relations, or Finance in Europe (for track 2 students), or Cultural Heritage Policies and Management and Economic Governance and Market Regulation (for track 1 students).
  • Through both the general and the specialised component of the programme, access to a range of analytical skills, practical knowledge, and specific competencies focused towards understanding and managing the interaction between institutions and firms in integrated markets.
  • Study at two of the most prestigious and highly ranked European universities in the field of politics & international studies.
  • Unique opportunity to study structures and outcomes of European governance from both inside (Rome) and outside (London) the major European institution: the European Union.
  • Extensive chances to take advantage of the employability opportunities offered throughout the degree.

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Employability

Students undertaking this course would be ideally placed to work in both the public and the private sector. The former would include governments, international organisations, regulatory agencies, as well as ministries and local government authorities more directly dealing with European and EU- related matters. Private sector institutions would primarily include firms and interest groups that are active at the national, subnational, and EU level. In addition to this, graduates from this programme would also be well-placed to gain roles in journalism, consultancies, and think tanks focusing on politics, policies, and economics in Europe.

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Employability

Students undertaking this course would be ideally placed to work in both the public and the private sector. The former would include governments, international organisations, regulatory agencies, as well as ministries and local government authorities more directly dealing with European and EU- related matters. Private sector institutions would primarily include firms and interest groups that are active at the national, subnational, and EU level. In addition to this, graduates from this programme would also be well-placed to gain roles in journalism, consultancies, and think tanks focusing on politics, policies, and economics in Europe.

Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

Track 1: First Year at King’s

Our first application deadline is on 6 March 2023 (23:59 UK time).

The programme will remain open until the final application deadlines below if there are places still available:

  • Overseas (international) fee status: 24 July 2023 (23:59 UK time)
  • Home fee status: 24 August 2023 (23:59 UK time)

 After the first application deadline, the programme will close at any point once it is full.

Track 2: First Year at LUISS

Our first application deadline is on 6 March 2023 (23:59 UK time).

The programme will remain open until the final application deadline on 26 May 2023. It will not be possible to be considered for this programme after this date.

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