Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) at University of Glasgow - UCAS

University of Glasgow

Degree level: Postgraduate

Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) (Taught)

Course summary

Global Markets, Local Creativities is an integrated, international programme comprising the history, theory, institutions and cultures of global capitalism. It provides perspectives on the globalised economy, focusing on creative and cultural economies/industries, urban ecosystems that foster entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation, and business cultures. WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will graduate with a combination of degrees depending on the pathway studied.
  • Associate Partners, as well as private and public sector employers will provide specialist master classes and guest lectures, and make contributions to, or host, the annual summer school.
  • You will be encouraged to explore a variety of perspectives on the process and experience of globalisation, and to reflect on the relationship between global and local, in particular, of cities, creative industries and local cultures of entrepreneurship that have innovated at the local level to remain globally competitive.
  • A variety of internships and industrial placements are available to enhance your learning experience.
  • You will receive a theoretical grounding in international business and the global economy, and be encouraged to think critically about the respective roles of individuals, firms, cities, regions, nations and supra-national bodies in determining and shaping the world in which we live.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE This is a two-year degree taught through a mix of lectures and seminars. You will take between eight and ten core and around eight optional courses, depending on which pathway you choose. The programme also includes opportunities for internships and industrial placements. Student Loans funding eligibility On study tracks C and G it is possible to return to the UK for the 4th mobility period. This will allow students on these tracks to spend 50% of the programme in the UK which would make them eligible for Student Loans funding. All teaching is in English; recommended additional language study is encouraged throughout the two-year programme. Core Courses Core courses Mobility 1 - University of Glasgow (all pathways) Global varieties of capitalism in historical perspective (taught by Göttingen and Kyoto) The globalised economy Creative cities: intervention models and entrepreneurial dynamics Family business: innovation and globalisation Port cities in historical perspective (taught by Rotterdam) Mobility 2 – Uppsala Universitet (pathways E, F and G) Modern Natures: conflicts and transformation Sustainability of welfare policies in the modern era Sustainability of financial markets in the modern era Sustainability of economic thoughtMobility 2 - Universitat de Barcelona (pathways A, B, C and D) Mobility 3 - Erasmus University Rotterdam (pathways A and E) Creative industries in the global economy (taught by Glasgow) Heritage and fashion Research workshops (various) Rise of the global city Mobility 3 - Georg-August Universität Göttingen (pathways B and F) Global history of marketing and mass consumption Immigrant entrepreneurship Topics in globalisation (taught by Barcelona)Mobility 3 - Universidad de Los Andes (pathways C and G) Course A: Entrepreneurship and capitalism in Latin America Course B: Sustainability issues in Latin America Mobility 3 - Kyoto University (Pathway D) Field research in Japan Optional courses may include University of Glasgow Globalisation and labour Latin American development from independence to the present Technology transfer in the global economy. University of Barcelona Conflict management in negotiation Global Health Topics in international economics ppsala Universitet Popular Culture as History The rise and fall of the welfare state Topics in international economics Erasmus University Rotterdam I

How to apply

International applicants

International applicant information can be found via by searching for 'international'. Applications for this programme and Erasmus Mundus scholarships will open 6 January 2023. Before applying, you should consult the EMJMD consortium website for further information on the application process, scholarships and accompanying forms. Application deadlines (self-funded students) Study Tracks A, B, C, D, E, F, G: International applications (non-EU): 24 July 2023 Home / EU applications: 30 August 2023 Programme offers will be made on a rolling basis

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science (business, management, economics, politics, economic & social history, sociology, etc.) or arts and humanities (English language, literature, history, anthropology, etc.) subject. We accept applications from a variety of backgrounds within the social sciences, business majors, humanities and languages; however, a strong background in history, economics, political science, development studies, or business is preferred. Other majors will be considered if the applicant also has courses, experience or some background in these fields. Those applying for Pathway B: Global Markets & Development (Glasgow, Barcelona, Göttingen) or Pathway F: Global Political Economy (Glasgow, Uppsala, Göttingen) are required to have an academic background in the Social Sciences. If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the programme convener to discuss.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

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Global Markets, Local Creativities (Erasmus Mundus International Master) at University of Glasgow - UCAS