The course includes authoring and ventilation of a thesis, fulfilment of commentator assignments, as well as active participation in the seminars. The topic of the thesis is chosen in consultation with the supervisor.
Master's Thesis in Political Science (1 year), 15 hp
Autumn Term 2020
31 August 2020
17 January 2021
English (upon request)
Type of studies
Political Science 90 credits including a thesis or Economics 90 credits including a thesis, or equivalent. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 16 March 2020 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 April 2020.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.