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MA Political Science - Democracy and Elections (Research Route)

The University of Manchester School of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)

About the course

  • Learn from the greatest concentration of elections scholars in the country.
  • Benefit from teaching based on high quality data from the prestigious British Election Study we run each year.
  • Gain knowledge in strong methods training, which makes all the difference for future employability and future study.

Course description

The democracy and elections pathway will appeal to you if you are interested in aspects of:

  • formal and informal politics;
  • party and non-party engagement;
  • the elected and electors; and
  • the relationship between the process of government and the normative foundations of democracy.

Teaching and learning

Part-time students complete the full-time course over two years. There are no evening or weekend course units available on the part-time route.  


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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a Social Science subject.

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