First degree: A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree or overseas equivalent. Alternative entry requirements: Mature students with substantial work experience will also be considered
Months of entry
Our new MSc in Politics provides an advanced grounding in contemporary political science, focusing on empirical and normative democratic theory, political institutions, public policy and citizenship across different political systems and diverse social contexts.The MSc brings together many of the existing strengths of the Department of Politics & International Relations in different parts of the world.
The programme can be tailored to specific regional interests through option courses in West Europe and North America, East Europe, Africa, India, and the Middle East. The degree will provide you with a firm academic foundation in the study of comparative politics and a base of knowledge for careers in fields such as policymaking, development, and NGOs.
Information for international students
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 7 in writing, TOEFL (iBT) 88 with 26 in writing, or equivalent, for non-native English speaking applicants. Please visit royalholloway.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
Please visit our fees and funding page
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Michael Bacon