Political Science, M.A. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Political Science graduate program at the University of California, Davis, provides strong substantive and methodological training in political science and promotes close working relationships between faculty and students.


Key facts

Students of the Political Science program offered by the University of California, Davis, choose from a curriculum of five fields: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and methodology. Students may also develop an open field that can include coursework in other disciplines. Enrollment in the Ph.D. program is selective and limited in order to encourage collaborative work between faculty and students, both in research and teaching, to prepare students for academic careers in political science and other areas. The program has a strong placement record, with graduates working in a range of institutions from top-tier research universities to liberal arts colleges, as well as positions in government and political consulting. The program also offers numerous opportunities for students to pursue independent and collaborative research, as well as the funding to do so.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Government and Politics
  • American State Government and Politics
  • American Government: The Presidency
  • American Government: Congress
  • American Government: Courts
  • Environmental Public Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

Courses include:

  • initial application (online)
  • application fee
  • three "Letters of Recommendation"
  • writing sample
  • transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    11700 USD/year
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  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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