Masters of Science

Compare 3 MSc Programs in Governance

A Master of Science is a degree typically pursued after receiving a Bachelor of Science. While working toward an advanced degree over a typical period of between one and two years, students can obtain an in-depth understanding of their chosen scientific specialty.

What is an MSc in Governance? These programs teach the fundamentals of policies and their effects on the world. Students can learn how to critically evaluate economic policy and its application to the modern world. By learning the methodology, students can prepare for emerging global issues and understand how to deal with those that presently affect the world. These programs usually teach students both practical and theoretical ways to guide organizations in an increasingly global world.

By graduating with a Master of Science in Governance, students can improve their ability to critically think on all decisions in life. Skills gained by working in groups and presenting during a typical program help facilitate day-to-day interactions with others and improve teamwork and communication.

Advancing to a master’s degree varies in cost. Each program has a different tuition fee and length. Students can compare costs by contacting any prospective school for an estimate.

With the internationalization of the world, companies and organizations need scientifically founded guidance in public policy. In the public sector, a graduate could find a job assisting governments in both developing and developed countries. The private sector hires people with master's degrees in governance to help evaluate the impact of policy changes. Research jobs evaluating the present and future of the world’s global balance may be available. Students can also pursue jobs as researchers, advocates, public relations officials and educators.

An MSc in Governance can lead to many careers that affect the world in a major way. These programs are offered at several locations globally. In this digital age, online classes are an option that may be available at participating schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form

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3 Results in Governance

SOAS University of London

The MSc Global Economic Governance and Policy is the most recent addition to the Department of Economics’ portfolio of masters programme. The programme builds on the depa ... [+]

MSc Global Economic Governance and Policy

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum Entry Requirements: Upper Second Honours degree in a relevant subject or discipline (UK), CGPA 3.3 for universities with a selective entry policy and CGPA 3.5 for universities with a non-selective entry policy, equivalent undergraduate degree classification from other countries. Relevant professional experience will be taken into consideration.

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

Who is this programme for? professionals with a strong interest and need in gaining a thorough academic foundation in, and understanding of, current developments in the area of global economic governance. graduate students from other disciplinary backgrounds wishing to further their understanding of global economic policy issues and debates through systematic academic study. economics graduate students wishing to specialize in global economic policy and governance. Prior knowledge of economics is not a requirement. ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
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1 - 3 years
Leiden University

In the Governance of Sustainability programme, you will be educated to be a future 'broker' or 'change maker' to improve the quality of governance solutions to major sust ... [+]

In this new programme, you will obtain in-depth knowledge of both the governance perspective (social science) and the natural sciences. You will learn how to integrate these perspectives in order to develop and improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainability challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and the transition to a circular economy. In addition, you will learn a variety of skills required to cope with wicked sustainability problems and to develop oneself into a future 'change agent' in a governance context.

The first year is used to create a ‘shared language’ and to bridge the differences between students related to their various disciplinary backgrounds. To accomplish this, you will be encouraged to share and leverage your specific knowledge with your peers, especially during the (in and outside) class group assignments. In the second year, we challenge you to create the connections and to deal extensively with a more complex real-life situation using the acquired knowledge and transdisciplinary skills.

Throughout the entire programme, you will work on group assignments based on real-life cases. These cases will translate the knowledge and skills directly into hands-on assignments that resemble what you could be confronted with in your future work environment. Moreover, these group assignments give you ample opportunities to practice skills like critical thinking, synthesizing, reflecting, arguing, debating, collaborating and intercultural skills.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden
September 2019
24 months
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Taught in English, the Master is a one-year program dealing with two of the most important fields of political science: European studies/governance and international poli ... [+]

Study Europe and the World

Taught in English, the Master is a one-year program dealing with two of the most important fields of political science: European studies/governance and international politics/relations. It will allow Belgian and international students to acquire the skills and know-how needed for kickstarting a career in diplomacy, national and international institutions or related professional fields (such as lobbying, journalism, policy and academic research). If students are interested to get a higher degree of specialization, the program can be extended in an easy and favorable way to a second-year interdisciplinary MasterAfterMaster on European integration.

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Belgium Brussels
September 2019
1 year