Masters in Social Sciences

Political Science

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Political science studies ways to effectively govern a state and examines in detail how various regulatory institutions function. Political science encompasses studies of historical and cultural factors that mutually influence how governments operate and how political processes develop. The political science discipline also reflects the connections between political and economic structures and social institutions.

Topics covered by programmes in political science include: research methods in political science, parties and political regimes, early modern political thought, international political economy, refugee crisis, or politics of capitalism.

Future political scientists will be able to understand government structures, as well as cultural and political diversity in the context of local or international politics. Students in political science will gain skills in conducting interpretive analytical reports based on data acquired during research. They will also attain an international and culturally sensitive perspective on hot topic issues related to the well-being of population, and they will develop deductive reasoning.

Graduated students can find jobs in various fields like: law, journalism and communications, international organisation, finance, polling and campaign management, community service and more.

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Suggested Masters in Political Science

M.A. Nationalism Studies (2 Years)

The Nationalism Studies (2 Years) program at Central European University (CEU) is specifically designed for applicants with a three-year BA. While offering an open and critical perspective on nationhood, it aims to engage students in areas like nationalism and the media or nationalism and minority protection.

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M.A. Political Science (2 Years)

The Two-year MA Program in Political Science (2 Years) at Central European University (CEU) specifically addresses the needs of students who have a three-year study background in political science (or a related discipline) and would like to gain a more structured and comprehensive knowledge about contemporary political theory.

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M.Sc. Political Science

Does diversity jeopardise the welfare state? How is political radicalisation prevented? Why are Scandinavians more trustful than others? At the Department of Political Science from Aarhus University our objective is to choose the right research strategies, methods and theoretical concepts that will enable us to answer such questions.

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Master European Union Policy and Administration

The European Union Policy and Administration programme is offered at Mykolas Romeris University. This programme aims at training high quality specialists of European Union issues. This goal is achieved by developing their knowledge and skills of European Union political system, law and separate public policy subjects.

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