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MScPolitical Science: Political Theory

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

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- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
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Overview

Focusing on the interface of theories of the good society, globalisation, legitimacy and power. Political theory is the soul of political science: it’s not about determining what the facts are but about determining what they mean and what should be done with them.

Master’s specialisation Political Theory

- The focus is on current global and regional issues, helping you comprehend both the complexity and diversity of today’s global political arenas.
- Motivated by the challenges raised by globalisation and try to explain why some distributional effects of globalisation lead to political conflict while others do not.
-Studying how political choices are legitimised, discussing the power of persuasion, the role of norms and the impact of identity.
- 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’ in the Keuzegids Masters 2019.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Political Theory 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 find employment in a variety of settings, including in consulting, national and international diplomacy and EU institutions. They can work as policy advisors, managers and leaders in local, regional and national government, as well as in business, media, NGOs, think-tanks and civic organisations. Quite a few go on to pursue a PhD degree.

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