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Political Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months


This course allows students to further advanced studies of political phenomena. It has been designed for Political Science and other social sciences graduates willing to excel and consolidate skills spanning from the elaboration, monitoring and evaluation of public policies to holding positions such as electoral marketing agents, political couching consultants, political and electoral behaviour analysts, polls, among other highly specialised functions before entry into the labour market. It is also intended to all graduates, who however in the labour market, wish to enrich their scientific profile in a context of growing labour competitiveness.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Democracy and Citizenship 
  • Methodology and Transferable Skills 
  • State and Administration 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    100 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application Form;
  • Form where the applicant lists his/her preferences in case he/she applies to more than one programme;
  • Copy of degree certificate, displaying all course units and respective grades and degree’s average grade (score); 
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae; 
  • English Proficiency Certificate, when applicable;
  • Proof of electronic payment of the application fee; 
  • Other documents deemed useful.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Braga

  • 454 - 700 EUR/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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