MSc Politics

If you're looking for work in the public sector, the third sector or with non-governmental organisations our MSc in Politics is the course for you. It's also excellent preparation for PhD work in politics or in the social sciences.

You'll study a range of compulsory and elective classes which will give you an advanced understanding of the study of politics. You'll learn about the design and implementation of advanced research projects in political science. You'll also learn about social sciences more generally.


Methods of assessment include written assignments, blogs, podcasts, practical team projects, presentations, individual projects, and exams. Most modules involve more than one method of assessment to help you realise your potential. These account for two-thirds of the total assessment. Your dissertation, produced over the summer, accounts for the remaining third.

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  • Principles of Research Design
  • Quantitative Methods 1
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Contemporary International Relations
  • Debating International Relations Theory
  • International Institutions and Regimes
  • Feminism and International Relations
  • Policy Analysis
  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Quantitative Methods 2
  • European Governance
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • £16,400 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time