The only Corruption and Governance MA in Europe to take a distinct interdisciplinary approach to the study of corruption, this Masters explores the subject area with academic analysis from law, anthropology, economics, development studies, sociology and political science.
As a student on this Corruption and Governance course from the University of Sussex you’ll explore relevant case-studies, unpacking why and how corruption exists and exploring potential solutions within the relevant context. 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.
Taught 100% online, you can benefit from internationally renowned teaching and research from Sussex’s Centre for the Study of Corruption from anywhere in the world, and graduate equipped with the intellectual and practical tools to help fight corruption.
Taught 100% online, this course gives you the flexibility to fit study around your professional and personal commitments. Modules have been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to take on a range of roles in the public, private and third sectors.
This course prepares you for a career in a range of public, private and not-for-profit organisations including civil service and government, CSR, finance and compliance, NGOs and charities, journalism and law. You’ll graduate with the skills and confidence to pursue your career aspirations and work anywhere in the world.
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, you’ll benefit from expertise from areas including law, anthropology, economics, development studies, sociology and political science.
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Modules start every two months with students having the option to step on and off the course as they require.
Maximum study time four years.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Get a free IELTS practice test
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Course fees are charged on a module by module basis providing students with the financial flexibility to spread the course cost across their studies.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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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