What will I learn?

The International Masters Programme in Political Science offers breadth and depth in the study of politics. The Programme aims to help students develop a critical understanding of the subject’s practical and theoretical dimensions, and equips them with a multifaceted set of analytical and methodological skills. It combines professional preparation with cutting edge courses in political science, and includes both compulsory and facultative courses. During the final semester students undertake an employment preparatory internship or take facultative courses in Sweden or abroad. All courses in the Programme are taught at the advanced level.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
SEK90,000.00 (9,342 US$) per year
Total course/programme fee: SEK 180,000
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Stockholm University

Universitetsvagen 10A,

STOCKHOLM,

SE-106 91, Sweden

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, corresponding to at least 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System. Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL: Paper-based - For Course B: Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test, total score of 575; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery for Course B: Minimum score of 90; Pearson Test of English B / English 6: Score of 62 (writing 61); University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English).

For international students

Students must have Bachelor's degree in Political Science with at least 90 ECTS credits in Political Science. Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic - an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5; TOEFL pBT - Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test, total score of 575; TOEFL iBT - Score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test, total score of 90; Pearson PTE Academic - Score of 62 (writing 61); University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) - C1 Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English), or Cambridge ESOL Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International, Level C1.

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