24 months
5875 GBP/year
5875 GBP/year
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Taught 100% online, the Corruption and Governance (Online) MA from the University of Sussex  provides a distinct approach to the study of corruption and anti-corruption. 

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As a student studyingCorruption and Governance (Online) MA from the University of Sussex   you’ll be exposed to a distinct interdisciplinary approach to the subject area. This is the only Masters to bring academic analysis from law, anthropology, economics, development studies, sociology and political science to the study of corruption and anti-corruption training.

Key facts:

Exploring relevant case-studies, you’ll unpack the corruption problem and explore potential solutions in the context within which they exist. You’ll gain both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to understand the complexities of defining, measuring and counteracting corruption within a multitude of sectors and from a global perspective.

As a graduate of this course you’ll be equipped with the intellectual and practical tools to help you fight corruption.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Defining corruption
  • Measuring corruption
  • Explaining corruption
  • Fighting corruption
  • People power and anti-corruption
  • Narratives and metaphors of corruption
  • International actors and anti-corruption
  • Corruption and gender
  • Compliance in international business
  • The Natural Resources Curse: oil, gas and corruption
  • Money in politics
  • Project


This course is delivered by Sussex’s internationality renowned Centre for the Study of Corruption. The only centre in Europe to take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of corruption and anti-corruption. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A higher second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree* or above from any UK university or international equivalent. 
  • Your qualification should be in a social sciences, humanities or business-oriented subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5875 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5875 GBP per year during 24 months.

If students pay per module:

  • Module 1-11 = £980
  • Module 12 = £970


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.

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