University of Essex

Department of Government

MA/MSc Global and Comparative Politics


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degree Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

How does the behaviour of political actors -- leaders, parties, pressure groups, voters, protestors, and so on -- vary across countries and over time? And what are the consequences of political institutions for regime stability, economic development, political representation, and the dynamics of electoral politics? MA/MSc Global and Comparative Politics allows you to focus on these and other questions of interest to those studying politics in the developed and developing worlds. It provides you with an overview of classic controversies and contemporary debates in comparative politics.


Postgraduate study qualification from the University of Essex.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City