Best 142 Master's Programs in Political Science 2019
A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered.
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It w
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond.
Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences.
The MPP requires 92 units for completion. All students take eight required core courses in their first year and a capstone research seminar in the second. Students must choose a minimum of one area of specializations. Although proficiency in a foreign language is not required, 24 units may be counted toward the degree as long as the language matches an elective regional or country specialization....
The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in internation
KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY
Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty working in academia and international institutions;
Providing knowledge and skills to analyze international issues, prepare policy reports and participate in international decision making via international conferences and meetings;
Exploring the United Nations system, international regimes, regional agreements and technical cooperation between states;
Gaining insight into multilateral diplomacy being in the heart of “International Geneva”.
The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in international organizations, diplomatic services, and the private sector. Situated in the same city as the United Nations headquarters in Europe, the program takes full advantage of Geneva’s unique situation as a world capital of multilateral diplomacy. The MIR provides substantial resources for its international faculty and student body to network with international institutions (UNHCR, UNECE, UNCTAD, WTO, WHO, ILO, ITU, WIPO, WEF, ICRC) and diplomatic missions....
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in
The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City (classes are conducted in English) during the second semester, but an identical curriculum is offered at USF. Students who study in Mexico City return to USF for their second year. The program consists of five core courses, four special topics courses, and four research seminars. Summer fieldwork and immersion trips are available, including opportunities offered worldwide by the more than 200 Jesuit universities and Jesuit-affiliated institutes and social service agencies.
Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service
Master of Global Human Development (MGHD) prepares students—through coursework, co-curricular activity, and a summer field assignment—to understand the challenges of deve
The Master of Global Human Development is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based graduate program that is designed to prepare the next generation of development professionals to work with public sector agencies, private businesses, and non-profit organizations involved in the sector. Through coursework, extra-curricular activity and a practical fieldwork experience students understand the challenges of development and develop the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to become leaders in their field and make a difference in our global community.
About the Program
One billion people today still live in extreme poverty. Reducing world poverty and promoting growth and development in poor countries are among the major challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Bringing about this change has never been more urgent or more prominent in public discourse on international relations, or in the priorities of graduate students considering their future careers....
How do global transformations affect democratic politics? What is the role of the media in the transformation of contemporary democracies? Why do economic activities resu
How Can Knowledge Help Us Prevent Confrontation?
How do global transformations affect democratic politics? What is the role of the media in the transformation of contemporary democracies? Why do economic activities result in global and national financial crises and inequality instead of instability and democratization? How does governance affect organizations and communication, and how do governance and organizations structure communication and political and economic activity? These are the questions you will deal with in the Global Politics and Communication program at the University of Helsinki.
Goal of the Program
Global Politics and Communication is an interdisciplinary and innovative Master’s degree program that addresses the key challenges of globalization from the perspective of media and communication studies, organization research and global political economy. The program emphasizes developing your critical thinking, a necessary skill in many careers....
Be a Part of the Solution.
Learn Global and Local Peace Building
Our three-semester*, cohort-based Master's program will train you to be a skilled practitioner who is able to develop innovative approaches to global and local peacebuilding and development. You will be well-prepared for careers in the nonprofit/nongovernmental organization sector, as well as in other public, private, and academic fields.
Through project-based learning, global fieldwork, and internships, you will develop practical, operational skills in peace and conflict resolution and international development. In your classes, you will work with interdisciplinary faculty scholars to understand the social, political, historical, and economic contexts in which peace and conflict are produced....
Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profes
MA - Social Work as a Human Rights Profession
The Alice Salomon Hochschule -UniversityofApplied Sciences- in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). The program is realized in cooperation with:
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus–Senftenberg
Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Malmö University, Department of Social Work.
University of Gothenburg, Department of Social Work.
University of Ljubljana, Department for Social Justice and Inclusion.
University of Strathclyde, School of Applied Social Sciences.
Why a program in “Social Work as a Human Rights Profession”?
In recognition of the importance of the global and transnational dimension of social work increasingly discussed with normative references to human rights, the MA-SWHR offers the qualification to cope with the issues and problems linked to the triple mandate of social work – on the local, national and international level....
The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law offers a graduate program for those seeking to gain a stronger understanding of legal issues with indigenous and Nativ
The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law extends the school’s longstanding history of excellence and expertise in indigenous peoples law and energy and natural resources law. This master’s degree allows students seeking a legal knowledge in indigenous peoples law to gain that knowledge in less time than the three years of full-time study required to earn a Juris Doctor degree. MASTER OF LEGAL STUDIES IN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES LAW (ONLINE) Located in the heart of the original Indian Territory, OU Law provides an ideal environment for the study of Native American law and issues concerning indigenous peoples. Oklahoma contains nearly forty tribal nations and the second largest Native American population in the United States. Given their presence and the history of the region, Indian law affects virtually all areas of legal practice, making it a vibrant and growing field. The MLS in Indigenous Peoples law can be completed online in two years of part-time study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To qualify for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must have earned their bachelor’s degree prior to matriculation. In addition to having an undergraduate degree, those admitted must have strong letters of recommendation and leadership potential. Applicants are urged to submit their application and supporting documents as soon as possible to receive priority review for August enrollment. ADMISSION DECISIONS The MLS Admissions Committee will carefully examine all parts of the application with plans to announce decisions as soon as possible. The committee operates under a rolling admission process,...
The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)
E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy)
Admissions to the 2019/2020 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are still open: extended deadline – 15 April. EMA was created with the support of the European Union and 41 participating universities from all the EU member states.
The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC). It is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating 90 professionals annually in the field of human rights and democratisation. The Master’s Degree is also an action and policy-oriented approach to learning that combines legal, political, historical, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives with skill-building activities, and in-depth study of the following areas: Human Rights Institutions, Mechanisms and Standards; Human Rights in Context: Historical, Philosophical, Religious and Anthropological Perspectives; Globalisation, Development and Human Rights; Building and Protecting Democracy; Human Rights, Peace and Security....
The programme encompasses teaching of the evolution of aggression, escalation of conflicts and wars, as well as mediation, negotiation, and peacebuilding. The consequence
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The programme encompasses teaching of the evolution of aggression, escalation of conflicts and wars, as well as mediation, negotiation, and peacebuilding. The consequences of wars on society, and especially on children and women, are studied.
The programme provides interdisciplinary, in particular, psychological and anthropological approaches, to the understanding of human aggression, peace, mediation, and conflict resolution. It aims at exploring mechanisms behind conflicts and wars in interpersonal as well as group and international contexts. The aim of the programme is to prepare students for professional activity in both interpersonal and international conflict situations, and also for postgraduate studies and independent research work. After graduation, it is possible to apply for doctoral studies at the department....
The international discussion on the most troubling global problems of the modern world, such as the war in Syria, difficult situation in Ukraine, the European migrant cri
Become an agent of change: the 2nd edition of MA in International Security and Development (ISAD)
Jagiellonian University launches the second edition of the MA programme of studies on international security and development (ISAD). Three students enrolled in 2019/2020 will receive scholarships partly covering tuition fee cost. The first edition of the programme was awarded by the prestigious grant from the Polish National Center for Research and Development. In 2018 the programme proved so attractive, as evidenced by over 100 applications from more than 30 countries. Among them, 46 candidates have started their studies at the Jagiellonian University.
The international discussion on the most troubling global problems of the modern world, such as the war in Syria, difficult situation in Ukraine, the European migrant crisis as well as the threat of terrorist attacks, shows the huge demand for specialists and strategists in the field of security and development. It also indicates the need to raise public awareness of the correlation between aid transferred to developing countries and the sense of security among developed countries' societies.In order to respond to these two trends, Jagiellonian University launches the second edition of the MA programme of studies...
The Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences proposes two majors: Media & Politics and International Relations. The student will explore
The Master's Degree Programme in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences proposes two majors: Media & Politics and International Relations. The student will explore the universe of relations between the political system and the media system, focusing on the management of electoral campaigns, on spin doctoring, on consensus building and popularity. The educational path includes both traditional teaching method and thematic workshops, in addition to a number of meetings with experts and workers in the sector. Thanks to these meetings the students will become more familiar with the critical issues of the global political agenda....
The Master in Political Marketing has been designed to enable all those who wish to be or are already involved in these topics to acquire a store of operational knowledge
Starting date: each year, in March and October.
Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. Playing an active role in an electoral campaign or in the life of a party, but also writing about politics on a daily basis, are activities that, without specific training and without the mastery of the most up-to-date techniques, risk being unproductive.
In such a framework, the Master in Political Marketing has been designed to enable all those who wish to be or are already involved in these topics to acquire a store of operational knowledge and capabilities of excellence....
MA in Sociology Intercultural Mediation programme gives you a unique chance to ask and seek answers to the big questions about social changes taking place every day aroun
Master Programme in Sociology, Specialisation Intercultural Mediation
We put great emphasis on the topic of Intercultural Mediation which means we help you understand how culture (in its great variety) informs social change and how it can be facilitated using the knowledge on how people create social groups, how they communicate, what kind of internal and external factors influence how society works.
The master programme in sociology, specialisation "Intercultural mediation" is offered by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Wroclaw. It is the oldest research and educational centre in Wrocław offering BA and MA programmes in sociology based on highly qualified staff.
CEI International Affairs Escuela Diplomática de Barcelona
The current globalized international society is increasingly complex, dynamic and interdependent. In addition, together with the States, a significant number of other act
The current globalized international society is increasingly complex, dynamic and interdependent. In addition, together with the States, a significant number of other actors participate, such as International Organizations, sub-state entities, NGOs and transnational corporations, among others. All these entities need to have a highly qualified staff in international politics and action , as well as multilingual and with negotiation, communication and leadership skills.
The Master in International Diplomacy and Public Function aims to train professionals to be diplomats, officials of international organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union, experts and advisors of international entities, (NGOs, Consulting ...), international project managers in the Administration, etc., in the hands of the best specialists and professionals in each sector....