Double Degree Programme
Double your professional expertise, network, international exposure, opportunities and visibility.
The School of Politics and International Relations offers a double degree programme in cooperation with the renowned Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz.
Through the programme, up to five students of each university interested in an internationally-oriented course of studies have the possibility of spending a year in the UK and a year in Germany. At the end of your studies, you obtain two masters titles, one from each university.
You can enrol on any MA programme in the School of Politics and International Relations as part of your dual degree option. In Konstanz, you will enrol on the MA Politics and Public Administration degree.
The University of Konstanz
The University of Konstanz is one of 11 universities in Germany with the status of "University of Excellence". Its first-rate infrastructure includes an excellent 24-hour library, a language institute offering German and other foreign language courses, and a high-quality sports centre. The university is idyllically situated on a hill overlooking Lake Constance, with a view of the Swiss Alps in the distance.
Study option one: First year in Nottingham, second year in Konstanz
You will spend your first year of study in Nottingham. You are required to complete 120 credits, comprised of core and optional modules.
You will spend your second year of study in Konstanz. You will acquire 30 ECTS during the first semester and 43 ECTS, which includes an MA dissertation, during the second semester.
Study option two: First year in Konstanz, second year in Nottingham
You will spend your first year of study in Konstanz. You will acquire 30 ECTS during the first semester and a further 30 ECTS during the second semester.
You will spend your second year of study in Nottingham. You are required to complete 180 credits, comprised of core and optional taught modules, and an MA dissertation.
Up to date fees information can be found on our Student Fees and Finance website.
Students who enrol on the double degree MA receive a tuition fee reduction of approximately £1,350 from Nottingham. The University of Konstanz does not charge tuition fees and waives the administration fee.
The double degree programme invites applications from all final year undergraduate students as well as current postgraduate students in the School of Politics and International Relations. The former can undertake both study options, whereas the latter will need to complete study option one.
The University of Nottingham has a rolling application process for the double degree programme, but you need to apply for study in Konstanz by mid-April.
Please contact Professor Wyn Rees for further information about the application process.