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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.
A political science program covers topics regarding the structure and function of governments, and how they influence humans and societies. The field evaluates the political, social, and economic aspects of government policies as well.
Besides being home to the legendary Hollywood, Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States and the largest in the state of California. It has hosted the Olympics games twice before and is divided into 80 districts and neighborhoods. The city is home to three public universities and a host of other institutions.
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This MSc aims to provide an advanced education in Political Science and the topics of public policy analysis. Students will understand the complex political, economic and
This MSc aims to provide an advanced education in Political Science and the topics of public policy analysis. Students will understand the complex political, economic and social dynamics of the modern world, how national and international institutions deal with them and how to act in such contexts. They will acquire advanced training in the methods of analysis and study of both public policies and the institutions which lead the decision making process.
Specifically, the program:
Gives students a complete preparation in the two major areas of Political Science (Comparative Politics and International Relations), integrated with knowledge of the role of laws and of the evolution of population dynamics in political contexts
Gives a complete preparation with advanced quantitative skills in both theoretical and empirical methods, which will be applied to evaluating public policies, the public sector, the policy decision making process and political dynamics
Develops competencies promoting soft skills such as teamwork, the ability to present and discuss effectively, the capacity to think critically and to understand major political and policy-making issues
Develops skills through interdisciplinary teaching activities organized into workshops, which foster the understanding of political and social problems from different perspectives. Teaching methods support interaction between faculty and students and among students.
Government at any level, from local to global, is essential for the development of society. It is among the most complex current professional settings, owing to the varie
Government at any level, from local to global, is essential for the development of society. It is among the most complex current professional settings, owing to the variety of activities and sectors, their interdependencies as well as the interplay between politics, policy and management.
This MSc provides candidates with the hard and soft skills they need to successfully lead and work in this environment.
The program is organized into two main learning blocks:
First, students are equipped to carry out policy analysis and evaluationthrough advanced analytical techniques, to design strategies and to manage projects
Second, they are supported in developing their unique professional profile through a careful selection of electives and a wide range of international opportunities. A choice ofmajors has been designed to meet the specific interests of students and the needs expressed by the job market.