|Application deadline:||February: for all graduates of foreign universities, April: for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):|| 90 ECTS Details |
1.5 years: 3 semesters (max. 5 semesters)
|Duration full-time:||15 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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The programme offers four concentrations, which consist partly of courses in two thematic areas that are taken during the first year and are mandatory for students in the relevant concentration. Students may also do a work placement.
Possible concentrations: * Public action and multilevel governance
* Political mobilisation and communication
* Political theory; citizenship, justice and democracy
* International relations
Career opportunitiesAMaster in Political Science leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad in:
* Banking and insurance
* Print, audio-visual and electronic media
* Public relations
* Human resources
* Public administration at the Swiss federal, cantonal or local level
* International organisations
* Civil society
* Academic research and teaching
* Required courses, 8 credits
Surveys; comparative methods; qualitative methods, etc.
* Thematic courses, 52 credits
Possible work placement
* Dissertation, 30 credits
Level of French required * Eliminatory general test for non-Francophones
Admission criteria * A Bachelor in Political Science, a Bachelor with at least 60 credits in political science or an equivalent degree in another field, upon completion of 60 credits of supplementary courses.
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