Department of Government, Uppsala University The Master's Programme in Political Science gives you the ability to critically examine, assess and analyse politics, international relations and development policy. The programme prepares you for a professional career as an investigator or analyst in public or private organisations at home or abroad.
Why this programme? The Master's Programme in Politics is designed to develop your ability to critically assess conceptual and empirical problems, conduct independent problem-solving, research, and collect and process complex material. You will acquire theoretical knowledge and practical experience of examining, assessing and analysing problems in politics, international relations and development policy. You will leave with a systematic understanding of the fundamental questions of political science.
During the programme you can expect to: - gain practical experience of examining, assessing and analysing problems in politics, international relations and development policy - develop your methodological skills and understanding of political science - choose between a large selection of subject-specific courses - take part in an extensive internship programme with placements in Sweden and abroad
The programme has a strong research focus building on the internationally advanced research carried out within the department. You will benefit from a research-driven course content, a large choice of subject-specific courses and varied methods of teaching with focus on developing your theoretical and analytical skills.