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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

If you're looking for work in the public sector, the third sector or with non-governmental organisations our MSc in Politics is the course for you. It's also excellent preparation for PhD work in politics or in the social sciences.

You'll study a range of compulsory and elective classes which will give you an advanced understanding of the study of politics. You'll learn about the design and implementation of advanced research projects in political science. You'll also learn about social sciences more generally.

Assessment

Methods of assessment include written assignments, blogs, podcasts, practical team projects, presentations, individual projects, and exams. Most modules involve more than one method of assessment to help you realise your potential. These account for two-thirds of the total assessment. Your dissertation, produced over the summer, accounts for the remaining third.

Application deadline

Aug-21

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University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    192 88%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    54th

    18

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