Research in Political Science

Pompeu Fabra University

12 months
5749 EUR/year
2906 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Master in Research in Political Science at Pompeu Fabra University is intended for people seeking to enter the field of political science research, whether with a view to subsequently pursuing doctoral studies or to deepening their knowledge in order to work in the public or private sector.


This Master in Research in Political Science at Pompeu Fabra University aims to produce political science analysts and researchers with the necessary capacity for independent work to apply current analytical techniques and methods productively and the necessary capacity for group work to make valuable contributions to research teams, research centres, and analysis departments and offices.

Career prospects:

  • Teaching and research at universities and higher education institutions.
  • Professional practice in political institutions and public authorities at the local, regional, national and European Union levels.
  • Consulting for private sector companies that work with public organizations or on matters related to the public sector.
  • Study offices of political organizations, trade unions and interest groups.
  • Advising and management of non-governmental organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Political and Social Research
  • Idioms of Analysis in Political Science
  • Techniques of Statistical Analysis 
  • Techniques of Statistical Analysis 
  • Master Thesis Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines






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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma and the academic transcript of the accredited official training with the average grade at the university of origin.
  • Curriculum Vitae in English.
  • A photocopy of proof of English language (level B2) PDF document
  • A letter of motivation in English stating the candidate's interest in following the master's programme (400 to 600 words).
  • Two letters of recommendation (both academic).
  • Identity Card or Passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5749 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5749 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2906 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2906 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Research in Political Science
Pompeu Fabra University