PDip - Comparative Politics, MA - Comparative Politics
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the most dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations.
This programme offers an advanced understanding of contemporary politics from a global comparative perspective. You engage with key questions in political behaviour and mass participation; governmental institutions and policy making; public values, attitudes, and opinion; tolerance/trust; mass media; collective action and social movements; parties and party systems; and modernisation and democratisation. You also receive training in the methodological skills necessary to pursue your own research interests, in particular for the dissertation. The programme offers a solid preparation for a range of professional careers in fields such as research, government, international organisations, and the media or a foundation for further studies at doctoral level.
The programme is also offered in a two-year, 120 ECTS credit format, comprising nine taught modules followed by a dissertation.