University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Political Science (Democracy and Elections)

The coursey is for students interested in aspects of formal and informal politics, party and non-party engagement, the elected and electors and in the relationship between the process of government and the normative foundations of democracy.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in a social science subject for Master's entry; for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS overall 7, writing score 7; TOEFL overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT) (this test is no longer available but results less than 2 years old can be submitted); TOEFL overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 3,330 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Full-time £ 8,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months
MA (Res) Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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