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Master
Political Economy (Political Science)
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Study programme

First semester

In the first semester students have to take one core course in the field of Political Economy and the course  Transnational Politics. This course presents a distinctive story about the development of politics in the 21st century. Students also choose two relevant electives from a list of approximately 20 electives (topics change every academic year).

Second semester

In the second semester students select a research project (30 ECTS credits) on a topic relevant to the field of Political Economy.

  • In Part I (Thesis Seminars) students focus on core theory and common substantive literature and on research design within a programme that exposes them to a range of research methods.
  • In Part II students concentrate on writing their thesis.

Thesis

The final Master's thesis is a report on primary or secondary research carried out by the student as part of the research project. The thesis should be between 20,000 and 25,000 words long.

COURSES SEM 1 SEM 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 EC
  • Transnational Politics
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    6
  • Free-choice electives: Non-compulsory methodological training
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  • Specialisation course International Relations
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    6
  • Restricted-choice electives: Master Electives IR
    2—3
    18
  • Restricted-choice electives: Thesis
    4—6
    30
See more information in the Course Catalogue