Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Politics & Government (30)

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The MA in Politics (Research) is designed to equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in political science research. Through a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you will gain expertise in planning, managing, and disseminating research, as well as data collection methods and critical evaluation. This programme offers a flexible learning experience through workshops, lectures, seminars, and team-based problem-solving groups. The support provided by our dedicated staff, personal tutors, and University Student Services Team ensures a nurturing environment for your academic and personal growth. With strong industry links and a newly refurbished building, our award-winning Careers Service and state-of-the-art facilities will enhance your learning journey.

About the course

As a student on this master's in Politics you'll develop advanced knowledge and understanding of political science methods and techniques. This will enable you to carry out advanced research in politics.

You'll gain:

  • skills in planning, managing and disseminating research
  • knowledge and understanding of data collection methods and critical evaluation of various sources
  • proficiency in a range of qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills

The social and political science research training is also valuable for many non-academic careers. This includes those in:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in international studies/politics or a related subject.

We may also consider your application on an individual basis if you have relevant professional experience.


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Where will I study?

Where is Newcastle University
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