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Master's Thesis in Political Science

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Master's Thesis in Political Science, 15 hp

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

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.

Selection

Academic credits 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.

Application code

UMU-26007

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2021 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2021.

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Political Science
Contact person for the course is:
Study advisor