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European Studies and Philosophy (Hons), MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (WUR) Dundee, United Kingdom
By taking the European Studies and Philosophy (Hons) course from University of Dundee you will look at the forces which have moulded Europe and which will influence its, and your, future.


This European Studies and Philosophy (Hons) course from University of Dundee has many distinctive features with regards to module combinations and specialisations and we have been commended for our strong interdisciplinary approach. 

During your studies you will have opportunities to combine perspectives from economists, geographers, historians, linguists, philosophers, cultural study specialists, as well as political analysts.

The focus of the core courses is Europe-wide, including Russia, and the wide range of optional modules allows you to specialise. You can choose from a wide range of additional modules from other Humanities subejcts and related fields.


As a European Studies graduate, you will have gained a range of transferable skills during your studies including skills in research, written and oral presentation, and intercultural communication and mediation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Futures
  • The Rise of Atlantic Empires
  • Descartes, Thought and Reality
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Europe: Space, Time and Peoples 
  • The Globalizing World
  • Age of Revolution c.1750 to 1850
  • Plato and the Good Life 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: BBBB (minimum) - AABB (typical) at Higher. 
  • GCE A-Level: BCC (minimum) - BBB (typical) at A-Level. 
  • BTEC:  relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17275 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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