M.A. in Political Science in Africa

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Political Science

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered.

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

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Master of Arts in Political Science and International Relations

Covenant University
Online Part time March 2019 Nigeria Nigeria Online

The Political Science Degree Programme offers courses in key areas of Political Economy, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, Federalism, Nigerian Politics and Civil-Military Relations, Democracy and Civil Society, Legislative Process, Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism among others. In International Relations, such courses as Theories of International Relations, International Politics, International Economic Relations, Theories of War and Peace, International Peace Keeping, Nigerian Foreign Policy, International Institutions, Political Economy, among other courses, are offered. [+]

The Political Science Degree Programme offers courses in key areas of Political Economy, Public Administration, Comparative Politics, Federalism, Nigerian Politics and Civil-Military Relations, Democracy and Civil Society, Legislative Process, Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism among others. In International Relations, such courses as Theories of International Relations, International Politics, International Economic Relations, Theories of War and Peace, International Peace Keeping, Nigerian Foreign Policy, International Institutions, Political Economy, among other courses, are offered. For Policy and Strategic Studies, the modules centre on core issues of Leadership, Governance, Ethics, Management, Accountability and Development. The programme also addresses the key areas of Wars, Conflicts, Interest Group and Global Terrorism. At the 100 and 200 Levels, which are the foundational levels, students of the four programmes take the same courses so as to effectively acquire the skills and method of the study of Politics, which is the mother course of all the four disciplines.... [-]


M.A. in Migration and Refugee Studies

AUC The American University in Cairo
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Egypt Cairo USA New York + 2 more

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) is an interdisciplinary center of The American University in Cairo. [+]

Migration and Refugee Studies M.A.

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) is an interdisciplinary center of The American University in Cairo. The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies offers an MA in migration and refugee studies and two specialized graduate diploma:

MA in Migration and Refugee Studies Graduate Diploma in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies (MRS) Who is it for?

Students who seek to obtain the knowledge and skills to be applied in careers within institutions such as governmental, nongovernmental and international agencies, as well as universities, research organizations and private corporations dealing with the multitude of issues connected with migration and refugee movements. ... [-]


MA in Politics (Research)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fields of Political Science or International Relations, giving evidence of a critical approach and research capability. An article ready for publication has to be submitted along with the dissertation. [+]

The MA Politics Research Master’s programme covers issues in Politics and International Relations. A student has to write a dissertation on a selected theme from either the fields of Political Science or International Relations, giving evidence of a critical approach and research capability. An article ready for publication has to be submitted along with the dissertation.

Admission requirements

Students need a 65% pass rate at Honours level.

Contact details

Name: Prof Deon Geldenhuys Tel: 011 559 2894 / Email: deong@uj.ac.za

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