Frequently Asked Questions

You can find a list of our most frequently-asked questions here (opens as pdf – some of this is specific only to 2020 entry which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic), and below.
You can also find lots of information throughout the website and can contact us at socpol-glocal@glasgow.ac.uk.

Programme content and assessment

There are a number of study trips in the programme –usually in the second year. Colleagues in Rotterdam, Göttingen, Kyoto and Los Andes arrange trips to a range of locations, institutions and companies as part of particular courses.

There are a number of types of assessment across the programme –group work, presentations, short and long essays. Because this is a Masters programme, there are few exams, but that will depend on the courses and options that you choose on your specific study track.

Yes –you will share some classes with other students, but there will also be others that are run specifically for GLOCAL students. This will depend on your study track and location.