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Political Science: International Relations, Security and Global Order MSc

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam    Faculty of Social Sciences

Full time September MSc Full-time: 1 year

About the course

Find solutions to social and political problems

Never before have political decisions been so interconnected across the world. A global pandemic, climate change, shifts in economic power, the rise of AI and big data. They all impact global politics. But how? And who are the main actors?

The Political Science Master’s programme at VU Amsterdam teaches you to analyse the exercise of political power in its social and international context. It enables you to formulate solutions to social and political problems by providing you with different theoretical perspectives and rigorous research skills.

In the first period, you study core debates and issues in political science. You then select one of three specialisms:

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Entry Requirements

To gain admission to the Master's programme, you must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Relations or a related discipline from an accredited research university (such as public administration, communication science, sociology, journalism, anthropology, etc.).


EU/EER Student: €1,084
NON-EU Student: €15,546

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