Master in Policy Analysis & Global Governance (MSc)
University of the West of Scotland

Degree: Master in Policy Analysis & Global Governance (MSc)
Program Language: English
Admission Semester: Winter (Feb)Summer (Oct)
Start Date: September 23 2019
Program Duration: (1,5 years) or 3 semesters


Semester Tuition Fees: 1700 Euro
Other Fees: The tuition fees reflected above already include a 50% scholarship which is offered to all international students. An extra 105€ registration fee has to be paid once. Yearly Health Insurance & Social Activity fees also apply. Additional charges will apply for installment payments plus VAT. Please pay attention to the acceptance letter for actual amounts to be paid.
Cost of living: 250 - 500 euros per month
Job opportunities: Part-time jobs for students are competitive throughout the island.These part-time jobs usually pay from 300 to 500 euros depending on the type of work.
Funding opportunities within the university: Universities usually offer part-time opportunities to students who constantly excel academically.

Program details

Educational organisation: University of the West of Scotland
Study abroad: Opportunity available especially for thesis semester
Internships: No internship necessary for this program
Form of assessment: GPA Grade
ECTS credits: Each course in the program (Electives & Prerequisites) commands a certain amount of credit points.
Program objectives: We are currently living in a world full of global crises and the Master program in Policy Analysis and Global Governance if a great fit for students who want to make a difference in the world.The programs teaches students the ability to be able to evaluate different ways of introducing helpful policies into the world as well as evaluating the ways in which a variety of state and non-state actors come together to address global problems which range from climate change, human rights issues, health inequalities, terrorism and migration.

Minimum cost of living

Accomodation: 130 - 280 Euro / month
Food: 70 Euro / month
Cost of Living: 50 Euro / month
Transportation: Free, the University offers shuttles


Language requirements: English Proficiency
Academic requirements:

- High School

- A-level Certificate



Arrival support: Support Available - Provided by the university
Services and support for international students: Support Available - Provided by the university

*Off-Campus options available

*On-Campus options available

Start Date: September 23 2019
Program Duration:: (1,5 years) or 3 semesters


About University of the West of Scotland:

Origins of the University of the West of Scotland date back to 1897. Through a collaborative partnership with the Management Centre of the Mediterranean in northern Cyprus its parent institution in the United Kingdom, University of the West of Scotland - North Cyprus (UWS programme in North Cyprus) campus recently opened its doors in North Cyprus and started offering courses.

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About North Cyprus:

North Cyprus is a vibrant country of less than 320,000 inhabitants. The nation is divided into 6 districts namely Lefkosa, Gazimagusa, Girne, Güzelyurt, Iskele and Lefke.The Island is economically dependent on tourism and is surrounded by beautiful beaches, 5-star hotels and casinos.

About the city:

Lefkosa (Nicosia) is the oldest and biggest city in North Cyprus. It is home to about 100,000 people of which a substantial percentage are students, both local and international. Lefkosa is culturally rich, full of life, hosts a number of art and music festivals on a regular basis and, most importantly, is cheap to live in.