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MA Political Science (Research Route)

Course Description

This is an ESRC-recognised programme with three pathways: (1) Governance & Public Policy, (2) European Politics & Policy; (3) Political Theory. Applicants must choose ONE of these pathways.

Course content includes the philosophy of sociall sciences, qualitative and quantitative analyses and dissertation research design plus two compulsory and two optional course units in one of the three subject pathways.

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

Visit the MA Political Science (Research 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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