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MScPolitical Science: Comparative Politics

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

More information

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ru.nl/..ation/masters/comparative-politics 

Overview

Analysing the challenges facing 21st Century (non-)democracies. The Comparative Politics Master’s will provide new insights into configurations of political power around the world. Politics is much more than elections; it’s also about grassroots mobilisation, mediatisation, and conflicts overvalue.

Master’s specialisation Comparative Politics: something for you?

- An emphasis on both theory and empirical knowledge provides the tools to critically analyse contemporary problems facing democracies.
- Staff members are actively involved in advising governments, societal and political organisations, incorporating practical experience and insights into their teaching
- The Comparative Politics Master’s will provide new insights into configurations of political power around the world.
- This study programme is rated top programme for three consecutive years according to the students, this Master’s programme was recently awarded the quality label ‘Top Programme’

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Comparative Politics is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year). All the courses are 6 EC and the Master’s Thesis is 18 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

The graduates have the skills that employers want: sound research and analytical skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; and experience in working in teams and independently.

These skills and knowledge will prepare you for positions in policymaking, administration, and project management in the public and private sector, as well as in research settings. The alumni have positions as policymakers in international organisations, political parties, government ministries, market authorities, the European Parliament and the European Commission. The alumni also work as consultants for profit and non-profit organisations and as researchers at think-tanks and universities. They are also employed by banks and other financial institutions and by the media.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States