The aim of the course is to develop the student's ability to independently carry out a scientific thesis. The student will in connection to this acquire increased knowledge in one or more research areas in political science.
Political Science 90 credits including a thesis, or Economics 90 credits including a thesis, or equivalent. In addition to this, 60 credits at master's level are required, of which at least 30 credits in Political Science or equivalent (including a thesis of at least 15 credits at master's level). 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.
Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.