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Masters degrees in Politics & Government investigate the principles and practices behind different forms of government and their effect on issues ranging from economic development to social justice and international relations.
Studying one of these wide-ranging programmes will develop your understanding of the assumptions and value systems underpinning political strategies and decision-making along with the theories developed to tackle social and political problems by states and societies across history.
You’ll also address some of the most important challenges facing twenty-first decision makers: from the achievement of international economic equality to the difficult question of intervention in global conflicts and crises.
Courses are delivered through a series of taught modules on specialist topics, or structured around longer independent research projects. Most will accept a relevant undergraduate degree in Politics or other relevant Humanities and Social Science subjects.
A Masters in Politics won't automatically open the door to a high-flying political career, but knowing something about the principles underpinning modern political challenges and decisions certainly won't hurt if you do plan to run for elected office.
If world leadership isn't in your plans, don't worry. Politics & Government is a versatile subject, with connections to diverse careers in law, civil service and diplomacy. Any position or profession that requires an ability to understand and satisfy the needs and motivations of different groups of people will benefit from the experience and expertise you'll acquire on your degree.
You'll also develop a portfolio of skills that can be adapted to all sorts of employment contexts. Graduates in this discipline are good communicators, independent researchers and critical thinkers with the ability to sensitively and effectively understand and respond to human challenges.
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The MSc Political Science will allow you to apply theories, methods, techniques and concepts to a range of substantive problems, as well as developing analytical skills in key areas of political science research. Read more
With specialisms in Cyber Security, and Espionage & Surveillance The International Affairs MA/PG Dip/PG Cert is a ground-breaking new course that combines international relations , military history , strategic studies and regional security studies to educate students in the fundamental issues surrounding international security and conflict politics. Read more
This is a trans-disciplinary Masters that builds expertise in understanding the role played by the cultural sector (arts, theatres, heritage etc) in developing and managing tourism and hospitality as major engines of growth, regeneration and job creation in the 21st century. Read more
The MSc Gender is a flexible degree which offers you the opportunity to develop expertise in the fullest possible range of gender theories, and stresses the significance of gender for knowledge and research design. Read more
Develop a critical understanding of conflict and humanitarian crisis in this distance learning course. Gain skills in peacebuilding and humanitarian response. Read more
Explore the political, economic, societal and cultural factors and ideas shaping international politics in East Asia. You’ll be well prepared for a career in international relations and global policy. Read more
The MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies is unique in being the only programme of its type offered by distance learning, and has quickly become of the largest programmes on forced migration anywhere in the world. Read more
ISM's International MBA (IMBA) is designed for those seeking to broaden their career horizons and gain significant career advantages in today’s competitive job market by pursuing an advanced degree that is both rigorous and flexible. Read more
Fudan University and LSE are pleased to offer this joint programme in public policy and administration. The programme will provide students with a multi-disciplinary analysis of key political and economic processes and problems in Europe and in China, considering them within a global context. Read more
We collaborate across disciplines to shape global issues in business, management, and society, making an impact on policy, practice, and people.
Based in Vienna, Central European University brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries in a community that encourages debate and the open exchange of ideas. The university is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary, and offers English-language graduate degree programs in the social sciences, humanities, business, economics, law, environmental sciences and policy, network science and cognitive science.
We combine high quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment that welcomes students from all over the world.
At Cardiff University we offer a number of conversion courses that allow you to study a subject unrelated to your undergraduate degree or career, to support you with a change of career path.
The University of Padua offers a wide range of course units held entirely in English with fantastic opportunities.
Choose a postgraduate programme in sport at Moray House School of Education and Sport and join a world-leading university where you’ll be part of a vibrant and stimulating postgraduate community located in the heart of one of Europe’s finest cities.
Psychology at Kent offers a supportive, dynamic and diverse environment for creative research and learning. We conduct both basic and applied research in several areas, and we are highly regarded as a leading European centre for postgraduate research.
Whether you are a graduate aiming to make a difference in the world, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, our suite of International Development master’s courses is for you.
We offer taught MSc courses in civil and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, engineering management, oil, gas and shipping, and mechanical engineering.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
The world has outgrown traditional Western-centric approaches to governing international relations. The diplomats of tomorrow must be able to think and act globally to deal with an increasingly complex world.
Study at the university's School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.
In the face of escalating global healthcare issues, the University of Glasgow offer a range of postgraduate programmes, delivered 100% online:
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. It includes among its alumni Adam Smith, the father of economics, after whom our business school is named. Triple-accredited, the Adam Smith Business School is consistently ranked in the top 100 of business schools world-wide
With an impressive heritage in higher education dating back to the late 19th century, Queen Mary has evolved into an international hub of education and research excellence.
The university’s degree programs at Parsons School of Design, The New School for Social Research, and other esteemed graduate institutes offer endless opportunities for creative, curious, and critical minds.
Ranked 1st in the world for development studies in the QS University World Rankings, there are few better places to study the global issues of our time than at The University of Sussex.
The University Centre of the Westfjords in Ísafjörður, Iceland offers two cutting-edge interdisciplinary master's programs in Coastal Studies open to students with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
The University of Luxembourg is a modern institution offering a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses.
As a member of the Russell Group, Queen’s is one of the UK’s 24 leading universities, providing our students with an excellent education underpinned by world-class research.
Politics and International Relations at Southampton explores the theories, systems and policies behind key world issues including migration, human rights and democracy.
Join an academic community that encourages intellectual engagement, reflection and debate
Preparing students from everywhere to thrive anywhere.
The Graduate School of the Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a community of people with a commitment to sustainability and specialist knowledge of architecture, low impact building, renewable energy engineering, climate change and environmental science. For the last 40 years CAT has pioneered sustainability practice and theory in the UK, and it promotes an integrated understanding of environmental solutions.
By studying in the School of History, Art History, Philosophy and American Studies, you will join a vibrant community where high-calibre teaching and research is combined with a stimulating and supportive environment.