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Political Science can lead to a range of jobs in business, government, non-profit, education, etc. Students may also pursue postgraduate studies in a specialised field such as Asian politics, Middle Eastern politics, and a range of other areas.


Potential employers:

• Dow Jones

• Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

• Government and Embassies


Example careers:

• Government social research officer

• Politician's assistant

• Public affairs consultant

• Public relations account executive

• Social researcher



Fun facts about Politics 

Interesting facts about one of the most important political institutions in the world, the European Union:

• The EU has 65 institutions, bodies and agencies.

• Within the EU, there are 19 members of the eurozone currency area.

• There are 751 members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

• It is the world's largest economy with a nominal GDP of €18.5bn (£14.6bn, $20.2bn) for all 28 economies combined, says the International Monetary Fund.

• There are around 507 million citizens living in the EU, about 7% of the world's population.

• Just over three million people in Britain were born in other EU countries, or 5% of the whole population.

• The EU budget in 2016 is €144bn (£114bn). By comparison, public spending by the UK government alone in 2015-16 is expected to be £742bn – or 6.5 times the EU's entire budget.

• There are 55,000 civil servants employed by the EU across its various institutions.

There is an ever increasing demand for graduates who understand the workings of these institutions, and their importance on a global scale.


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MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy

Details Tuition: £24,433 Start Month: October
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University of Oxford

MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy

Programme Description:

This nine-month master’s degree investigates diverse policy issues and the equally diverse structures of governance and diplomacy regulating them – at the international, transnational, state and sub-state levels. The course will equip you to understand, explain and practise governance and diplomacy in the contemporary global era.

Type:MSc(Full-Time) Tuition:£24,433
Duration:9 Months Start Month: October
Modules Include:

Global Governance course or the International Diplomacy

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Diplomacy and International Law

Diplomatic Management of International Crises

Religion and World Politics

Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

Security Issues in Fragile States

Political Economy of Institutions and Development

Global Political Economy

Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development

Political Economy of Global Resources


Application Fee: £50.00

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MSc in Russian and East European Studies

Details Tuition: £20,488 Start Month: October
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University of Oxford

MSc in Russian and East European Studies

Programme Description:

The MSc in Russian and East European Studies is a nine-month programme for graduates who are interested in gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe through the study of the region across a range of disciplines including history, economics, politics, international relations, society and culture.

Type:MSc(Full-Time) Tuition:£20,488
Duration:9 Months Start Month: October
Modules Include:

History of Russia, the USSR and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

Politics, Economics and International Relations in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

Society and Culture in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe


Application Fee: £50.00

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MLitt International Security Studies

Details Tuition: £20,370 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt International Security Studies

Programme Description:

The programme of study leading to an MLitt in International Security Studies lasts for one year, commencing in September and ending in the following August. It involves completion of taught courses, with assessed essays and exams, and a 15,000-word dissertation. Between 20 and 30 students from many backgrounds and countries are typically admitted each year to this well established Programme.

Type:MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition:£20,370
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

International Security

Regional Security

The Traditional Security Agenda in the Twenty First Century

Emergent Great Powers

Political Economy of Conflict

Strategic Studies

Terrorism and Liberal Democracy

International Politics of Nuclear Weapons

Gender and Terrorism

Art and Violence


Application Fee: £0.00

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MLitt Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies

Details Tuition: £20,370 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies

Programme Description:

There is a pressing need for analysts who combine mastery of analytical tools with in-depth familiarity with the culture of the geographic area of the Middle East and Central Asia/Caucasus. These regions have become central to contemporary security studies in that they are both the location of substantial world oil reserves and of its most intractable conflicts that have been viewed as generating the threat of international terrorism, clash of civilizations and are proposed to be the object of democratization experiments.

Type:MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition:£20,370
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

Core in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Security Studies

International Relations of the Modern Middle East

Conflict in the Middle East

Greater Caucasus

Central Asia in Global Politics

Law and Society in the Modern Middle East: Local, Regional and International Dimensions

International Relations of the Modern Middle East

Iran and the World since 1921

Conflict and Peace in Post-Communist Eurasia

Central Asia in Global Politics

Global and Transnational Islam

The Arab-Israeli Conflict, Past and Present

Social Movements, Revolutions and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Conflicts, Security and Democracy in the Greater Caucasus


Application Fee: £0.00

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MLitt Peace and Conflict Studies

Details Tuition: £20,370 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt Peace and Conflict Studies

Programme Description:

This programme provides students with the opportunity to engage with specific foundations of peace and conflict theory, as well as broader issues including peace building, peace processes, children and youth in conflict, reconciliation and reconstruction etc. The programme addresses a series of case studies across a range of geographical spaces including sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and China.

Type:MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition:£20,370
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

Issues in Peace and Conflict

Peace and Conflict Theory

Civil War, Genocide and Transformation in Rwanda (includes fieldtrip)

Conflict, Gender and Generation


Application Fee: £0.00

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MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence

Details Tuition: £19,400 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence

Programme Description:

The MLitt ( a Scottish taught masters degree) offers students the opportunity to develop and engage in a piece of systematic research in a selected area of Terrorism and Political Violence. To develop their dissertation, students will progress their research question by building on the conceptual frameworks presented, using quantitative or qualitative methods where appropriate.

Type:MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition:£19,400
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

Fundamental Issues and Structures of Terrorism

Research Methods

Terrorism and Liberal Democracy

Terrorism: How to Respond?

Terrorism and Theories of Collective Action

Fundamentals of Terrorist Violence

Critical Infrastructure Protection

Suicide Terrorism

Maritime Irregular Activities: Terrorism, Piracy and Organised Crime

Terrorism and the Internet

Far Right Terrorism and Political Violence

Terrorism in the Age of Barbarism


Application Fee: £0.00

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MLitt Strategic Studies

Details Tuition: £20,370 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt Strategic Studies

Programme Description:

The MLitt in Strategic Studies addresses core themes in strategic studies. It is firmly grounded in an historical approach to the subject, both with a view to strategic theory as a subfield of intellectual history and political theory.

Type:MLitt () Tuition:£20,370
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

Modern War and Strategy

Strategic Thought

Terrorism and Liberal Democracy

Conflict and Peace in Post-Communist Eurasia

Religion and International Politics

Identity and Collective Violence

Political Economy of Conflict

Gender and Terrorism

The Evolution of United Nations Peacekeeping

Political Order and Violence in the Middle East


Application Fee: £0.00

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MLitt Terrorism Studies and Political Violence

Details Tuition: £20,370 Start Month: September
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University of St Andrews

MLitt Terrorism Studies and Political Violence

Programme Description:

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence seeks to develop in students a critical understanding of the concept of terrorism and political violence within the context of a multidisciplinary approach to security studies.

Type:MLitt() Tuition:£20,370
Duration:12 Months Start Month: September
Modules Include:

Fundamental Issues and Structures of Terrorism

Research Methods

Terrorism and Theories of Collective Action

Fundamentals of Terrorist Violence

Gender and Terrorism

Identity and Collective Action


Application Fee: £0.00

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