University of Manchester
Political Science (Political Theory)
This programme offers an opportunity to explore some of the key political science and public policy issues of the 21st century; these include examination of the nature and problems of policy making in the contemporary world; how in a globalised world public decision making can be constructed in a way that delivers legitimacy and effective capacity to act; and the impact of governance arrangements on policy outcomes and the relationship between the state and citizens; it also involves in the modules on offer an opportunity to apply insights gleaned in a variety of contemporary settings.
A 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in a social science subject for direct Master's entry; 2.2 (or overseas equivalent) for postgraduate diploma route 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).
Modules include: Understanding governance; and governance and the welfare state; advanced research in politics and dissertation research design; plus optional modules.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 8,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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