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Best 139 Master's Programs in Political Science 2019/2020

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered.

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UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy

The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It w ... [+]

The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond.

Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences.

Program Overview

The MPP requires 92 units for completion. All students take eight required core courses in their first year and a capstone research seminar in the second. Students must choose a minimum of one area of specializations. Although proficiency in a foreign language is not required, 24 units may be counted toward the degree as long as the language matches an elective regional or country specialization.... [-]

USA San Diego
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Arcadia University Department of Historical and Political Studies

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Be a Part of the Solution

Learn Global and Local Peace Building

Our three-semester*, cohort-based Master's program will train you to be a skilled practitioner who is able to develop innovative approaches to global and local peacebuilding and development. You will be well-prepared for careers in the nonprofit/nongovernmental organization sector, as well as in other public, private, and academic fields.

Through project-based learning, global fieldwork, and internships, you will develop practical, operational skills in peace and conflict resolution and international development. In your classes, you will work with interdisciplinary faculty scholars to understand the social, political, historical, and economic contexts in which peace and conflict are produced.... [-]

USA Glenside
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 semesters
Campus
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University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in ... [+]

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City (classes are conducted in English) during the second semester, but an identical curriculum is offered at USF. Students who study in Mexico City return to USF for their second year. The program consists of five core courses, four special topics courses, and four research seminars. Summer fieldwork and immersion trips are available, including opportunities offered worldwide by the more than 200 Jesuit universities and Jesuit-affiliated institutes and social service agencies.

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USA San Francisco Mexico Buenavista
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2 years
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The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)

E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy) ... [+]

Admissions to the 2019/2020 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are still open: extended deadline – 15 April. EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 41 participating universities from all the EU member states.

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC). It is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating 90 professionals annually in the field of human rights and democratisation. The Master’s Degree is also an action and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives with skill-building activities, and in-depth study of the following areas: Human Rights Institutions, Mechanisms and Standards; Human Rights in Context: Historical, Philosophical, Religious and Anthropological Perspectives; Globalisation, Development and Human Rights; Building and Protecting Democracy; Human Rights, Peace and Security.... [-]

Italy Venice
October 2019
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Jagiellonian University

The international discussion on the most troubling global problems of the modern world, such as the war in Syria, difficult situation in Ukraine, the European migrant cri ... [+]

Become an agent of change: the 2nd edition of MA in International Security and Development (ISAD)

Jagiellonian University launches the second edition of the MA programme of studies on international security and development (ISAD). Three students enrolled in 2019/2020 will receive scholarships partly covering tuition fee cost. The first edition of the programme was awarded by the prestigious grant from the Polish National Center for Research and Development. In 2018 the programme proved so attractive, as evidenced by over 100 applications from more than 30 countries. Among them, 46 candidates have started their studies at the Jagiellonian University.

Programme description

The international discussion on the most troubling global problems of the modern world, such as the war in Syria, difficult situation in Ukraine, the European migrant crisis as well as the threat of terrorist attacks, shows the huge demand for specialists and strategists in the field of security and development. It also indicates the need to raise public awareness of the correlation between aid transferred to developing countries and the sense of security among developed countries' societies.In order to respond to these two trends, Jagiellonian University launches the second edition of the MA programme of studies... [-]

Poland Kraków
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profes ... [+]

MA - Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

The Alice Salomon Hochschule -UniversityofApplied Sciences- in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). The program is realized in cooperation with:

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Malmö University, Department of Social Work. University of Gothenburg, Department of Social Work. University of Ljubljana, Department for Social Justice and Inclusion. University of Strathclyde, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Why a program in “Social Work as a Human Rights Profession”?

In recognition of the importance of the global and transnational dimension of social work increasingly discussed with normative references to human rights, the MA-SWHR offers the qualification to cope with the issues and problems linked to the triple mandate of social work – on the local, national and international level.... [-]

Germany Berlin
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2 years
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American University In the Emirates

The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresse ... [+]

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The Master in Security Studies and Information Analysis is an interdisciplinary, but specialized program, reaching out to practice, over theory. It analyzes and addresses current and emerging security and Intelligence challenges and opportunities.

The program prepares students, for professional orientation in the Intelligence specialization and even more so in the information analysis framework.

The program’s curriculum standards are framed according to the Qualification Framework of Emirates level 9 and the CAA international accredited standards, as well as the International Association For Intelligence Education IAFIE, The program has been accredited by the Ministry of Education (UAE).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
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English
2 years
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Åbo Akademi University

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academ ... [+]

Degree awarded: Politics Magister - Master of Social Sciences Annual intake: 20 Contact: hrm-coordinator@abo.fi Website: www.abo.fi/en/study-programme/the-masters-degree-programme-in-international-law-and-human-rights/

This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, in the field of human rights law or another field of public international law. The programme consists of the following modules:

Compulsory courses in international law and human rights (40 credits) of which 20 credits are common for all students. In addition, students must study 20 credits in public international law. These courses may belong to the area of international human rights law, international refugee law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, general international law, or any other field of public international law. A research seminar and a Master's thesis (40 credits). Elective specialisation (20 credits) in one freely chosen subject, within public international law or any other subject at Åbo Akademi University. Free elective studies (20 credits) which need not be in one subject only. ... [-]
Finland Turku
August 2020
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Rome Business School

Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. The Online Master in Political Marketing teaches you how to play an ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October.

Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. Playing an active role in an electoral campaign on in the life of a party, but also writing about politics on a daily basis, are activities that, without specific training and without the mastery of the most up-to-date techniques, risk being unproductive.

The Online Master in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities.

Content Political-Electoral Marketing Web and Social media for politics Public speaking Political Press Office Organising events The electoral system and its specificity Leadership for politics Spin Doctoring Fundraising for politics Electoral campaign management Innovative communication techniques for politicsInternational excellency cases Participation fees ... [-]
Italy Rome Italy Online
October 2019
English
Part-time
12 months
Online
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University of Wroclaw - Institute of Sociology

MA in Sociology Intercultural Mediation programme gives you a unique chance to ask and seek answers to the big questions about social changes taking place every day aroun ... [+]

Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation

We put great emphasis on the topic of Intercultural Mediation which means we help you understand how culture (in its great variety) informs social change and how it can be facilitated using the knowledge on how people create social groups, how they communicate, what kind of internal and external factors influence how society works.

Acquire knowledge and skills useful in intercultural communication. Practice conflict resolution and manage social integration. Carry out own social research on multiculturalism, migration and social change. Use your expertise in work in European, state and local institutions, NGOs and private sector companies. Study in Wrocław where history and every day life meet in constant need for intercultural mediation! The programme involves 895 teaching hours (121 ECTS).... [-]

Poland Wrocław
October 2019
English
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Governance and Public policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical too ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policy a dynamic and complex era of globalization.

The program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high-level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
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English
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Rus ... [+]

Programme Profile

WMD Nonproliferation, Nuclear Policy and Global Security is the first Russian-American master’s programme at MGIMO, taught by leading academics and practitioners from Russia, the United States, and other countries.

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and PIR Center have partnered to develop the Dual Degree in Nonproliferation Studies.

Our Aim

The programme prepares students for professional careers in the nonproliferation field in national governments, international organizations, academia, think tanks, and the private sector. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on global security, history, science and technology, area studies, public policy, and research methods—with a particular emphasis on practical skills.... [-]

Russia Odintsovo USA Monterey
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2 years
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The International University in Geneva

The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in internation ... [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty working in academia and international institutions; Providing knowledge and skills to analyze international issues, prepare policy reports and participate in international decision making via international conferences and meetings; Exploring the United Nations system, international regimes, regional agreements and technical cooperation between states; Gaining insight into multilateral diplomacy being in the heart of “International Geneva”. PROFILE

The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in international organizations, diplomatic services, and the private sector. Situated in the same city as the United Nations headquarters in Europe, the program takes full advantage of Geneva’s unique situation as a world capital of multilateral diplomacy. The MIR provides substantial resources for its international faculty and student body to network with international institutions (UNHCR, UNECE, UNCTAD, WTO, WHO, ILO, ITU, WIPO, WEF, ICRC) and diplomatic missions.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
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Link Campus University

The Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences proposes two majors: Media & Politics and International Relations. The student will explore ... [+]

Course overview

The Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences proposes two majors: Media & Politics and International Relations. The student will explore the universe of relations between the political system and the media system, focusing on the management of electoral campaigns, on spin doctoring, on consensus building and popularity. The educational path includes both traditional teaching method and thematic workshops, in addition to a number of meetings with experts and workers in the sector. Thanks to these meetings the students will become more familiar with the critical issues of the global political agenda.... [-]

Italy Rome
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2 years
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University of Siena

Built on the experiences of various faculty members who were involved and active in cultural diplomacy and scientific projects, the Public and Cultural Diplomacy Master’s ... [+]

Masters in Political Science.

Built on the experiences of various faculty members who were involved and active in cultural diplomacy and scientific projects, the Public and Cultural Diplomacy Master’s program is made up of students with diverse backgrounds, from social sciences to the humanities, and aims to improve student’s knowledge in the field of new international relations and cooperation. At the center of the program are two themes: the role of intercultural negotiation and the construction of institutions and, cultural policies at an international level.

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The main disciplines are history, political science, cultural heritage in certain areas such as the Mediterranean, geography, economic development, and international law. These complimentary disciplines encourage diverse educational experiences: on one hand, knowledge and skills from experts in public diplomacy and conflict resolution, on the other hand, professional training in cultural institutions at an international level.... [-]

Italy Siena
October 2019
English
Full-time
2 find your juris doctor
Campus
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