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Political Science: Democracy and Elections (Research Route) - MA

Course Description

-You would like to learn from the greatest concentration of Elections scholars in the country
-You want to access teaching based on high quality data from the prestigious British Election Study, which we run
-You are interested in strong methods training, which makes all the difference for future employability and future study

The democracy and elections pathway will appeal to students interested in aspects of formal and informal politics, party and non-party engagement, the elected and electors and in the relationship between the process of government and the normative foundations of democracy.

Teaching and learning

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

You must first check the schedule of the compulsory modules and then select your optional modules to suit your requirements.

Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your module choices during induction week with your Course Director.

Visit the Political Science: Democracy and Elections (Research Route) - MA page on the University of Manchester website for more details!

Student Profiles

MA - Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Bursary - Single Award

£1,000 bursary (to be taken off the fees due) for the best application to the MA in Political Science - Governance and Public Policy (Research or Standard Route).

Value of Scholarship(s)



All offer holders for the course will be automatically considered.

Application Procedure

Apply via http://www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply/

Further Information


Entry Requirements

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

Last Updated

02 May 2017

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