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MScPolitical Science: Conflict, Power and Politics

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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Analysing Conflict in the 21st Century. Why is violent conflict so pervasive? How can onw explain the origins and intensity of violent conflicts? What are the conditions for enduring peace?

Master’s specialisation Conflict, Power and Politics: something for you?

- Combine insights from international relations, comparative politics, conflict studies and international ethics.
- Small, interactive classes. Students are taken seriously as young academics and reflective practitioners.
- The programme is analytical as well as practice-oriented.
- This study programme is rated top programme for three consecutive years according to the students, this Master’s programme was recently awarded the quality label ‘Top Programme’.

Programme structure

This one-year programme has a course load of 60 EC*. Each module is worth 6 EC and the Master’s thesis is worth 18 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

Students in this Master’s programme prepare for a career as academic, (inter)national policy or decision maker, or journalist. Students acquire skills for positions as policy makers in NGOs, media international organisations, political parties, national ministries, and supranational institutions. They may also work as consultants for profit and non-profit organisations and as researchers at think tanks or universities. The graduates obtain the skills that employers covet, such as sound research and analytical skills, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and experience in working in teams and working independently.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States