18 months
Duration
9240 EUR/year
9060 EUR/year
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About

The Law and Politics in the European Union program at the University of Nicosia is structured in a way that allows students to specialise in the areas of their special interest, after having acquired the basic foundations of interdisciplinary and methodical research, and basic knowledge in the fields of Public Law and Political Theory.

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Overview

The Law and Politics in the European Union program at the University of Nicosia aims to serve as, inter alia, a “workshop” for, and a developmental field of, a structured interdisciplinary culture, through the identification of the complexity of spatial problems, but also through the careful delineation of disciplines and methodological approaches of legal science and political science respectively.

Aims and objectives of the program are to:

  • Promote an interdisciplinary approach and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in Public and International Law, Political Theory, Political Science, International and European Studies, as well as other domains that fall within the broader field of Political Science. The systematic development and enrichment of knowledge in the aforementioned fields is an important asset for those who wish to work in a number of professions, sectors and organizations.
  • Provides postgraduate education to holders of a Bachelor degree in Law, Social Science, or other relevant Bachelor degrees, as well as to individuals who intend to work in fields relevant with legal science (e.g. as lawyers, judges, legal consultants in companies and in other private organizations).
  • Provide postgraduate education to individuals who intend to work in the public sector, semi-public organizations, the local administration, public agencies and organizations, non-governmental organizations, or in the diplomatic corps.

The specific objectives of the program are to:

  • Assimilate basic concepts in the fields of Public Law and Political Science. This is an important prerequisite for developing an in-depth approach to complex issues.
  • Provide the necessary knowledge in relation to the rich institutional and legal issues pertaining to a series of fields, such as the constitutional organisation of the state and governance, human rights, the operation of the EU and its interconnection with member states and national jurisdictions, current developments in public administration (corporate governance, e-government, new mechanisms of accountability and transparency), the design and implementation of social policy with reference to modern social and economic justice theories etc.

Programme Structure

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  • Develop knowledge of basic concepts, principles and theories in the fields of Public Law and Political Science.
  • Demonstrate skills related to the content and to the particular objects of the cognitive field.
  • Apply the necessary methodological tools in order to conduct independent research on specific issues or problems in the specialist fields of Public Law and Political Science.
  • Utilise the basic concepts, principles and theories, as well his/her specific knowledge of the various objects of the cognitive field, in order to conduct the aforementioned independent research.
  • Combine in an interdisciplinary manner the methodological and cognitive tools of legal and political science respectively, in order to deliver innovative approaches and proposals.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Greek

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The program admits students in the Fall and Spring semesters. Applications for admission to the program will be considered only from candidates that fulfill the minimum entrance criteria as described below:

  • Prospective students should be holders of one of the following Bachelor degrees: Law, Political Science, Public Administration, International Studies, European Studies, International Relations, or any other relevant degree.
  • Students satisfy the English language requirements if their first degree was taught in English. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13860 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Law and Politics in the European Union
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