The master's degree in Political Science of the UAB offers advanced training in political analysis. The programme provides students with the theoretical and methodological tools and skills that are essential for those wanting to carry out doctoral research, or develop their academic career as consultants, analysts and political advisers.The profile of the master's degree students is highly international and multidisciplinary. The master's degree in Political Science welcomes applications from graduates in political science and other social sciences.

The master's degree is taught by professors and researchers in the Department of Political Science at the UAB, together with professors from other universities from Spain and abroad.

Career options

The Master's degree in Political Science is an advanced studies programme that enables students to move on into the following highly-qualified professional groups:

Research: advanced research in politics, activities that allow the generation of new scientific knowledge in the discipline, exhaustive and precise analysis of complex political phenomena, transfer of knowledge using the appropriate formats depending on the type of audience.

Public administration: directive, management, coordination, study, assessment and planning tasks in any sector of public administration, political institutions and organisations operating at international, European, national, regional or local levels.

Political organisations, interest-representing and non-governmental organisations: direction, strategic planning, assessment, coordination and communication within the organisation.

Private sector: tasks requiring highly qualified advisers, consultancy and assistance in public administration bodies, political institutions and organisations, interest-representing and non-governmental organisations, as well as liaison between state-run and private enterprises.

Teaching timetable

Official UAB

30 places
Classroom-based learning
Credits: 60 ECTS credits
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 11/01/2019
See the calendar
Pre-enrolment closed
Price: €46.11 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
€75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
Course begins on 30/09/2019
Faculty: Faculty of Political Science and Sociology

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