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MA Political Science (Standard Route)

Course Description

This is the standard route MA programme with three pathways: (1) Governance & Public Policy, (2) European Politics & Policy, (3) Political Theory (4) Ethics and Philosophy. Applicants must choose ONE of these pathways.

There are three compulsory modules within each pathway including Dissertation Research Design and five optional course units in each of the three pathways.

Assessment is by class presentations, essays and 12-15,000 word dissertation.

Visit the MA Political Science (Standard Route) 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 cognate discipline or overseas equivalent; TOEFL 263/5.0 or IELTS 7.0/7 (for applicants from non-English speaking countries)

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