MSc Political Science

MSc political science is a 2 years degree programme. This degree focuses on Private, public, and international policy and also Domestic and international political philosophies, Criminal, constitutional, and civil law. Business and personal ethics. The MSc program basically focuses on building upon the knowledge that students gained regarding the aforementioned topics during their undergrad career and make them prepared to learn how they can translate this knowledge into a professional setting accordingly.
Those students that worked in the legal and government arenas are required to have a strong knowledge of the many guidelines and statutes that they deal with on a daily basis. The Master degree of Science in political science thoroughly demonstrates to employers the capacity to completely understand the field in which they are going to work.

Core Courses

  • Public Policy
  • Political Methodology
  • Comparative Politics
  • History of Politics
  • Political Theory
  • Law
  • Development Studies (case-to-case basis)
  • International Relations
  • Political Science

Eligibility Criteria

  • 14 years of education in relevant field.
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


Political Science at state, national, and international levels deals with government and politics. So it mainly focuses on first  understanding and then  implementing effective practices to develop and improve societies of respective county. Some of the subfields of Political Science are Politics related courses that will teach the students to critically analyses political discourse and tactics and also guide the graduates about how to run a political campaign, and how to create voter awareness. This program also provides debating skills and also led the person to successfully build political arguments. Additionally, graduates also discover how to use factors such as ethics, justice, peace, and public health to analyze and measure the success of governance and democracy as well as how to improve them. A Bachelor’s or Master’s in Public Science will lead to a successful career as a politician, lobbyist, political campaign manager, political consultant, PR specialist, legal assistant, political commentator and others.

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