M.Sc. On Campus

Political Science

Södertörn University

24 months
8792 EUR/year
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This two-year Master’s programme in Political Science from Södertörn University provides systematic, in-depth knowledge and understanding of core lines of thought and analysis in political science.


Political Science at Södertörn University offers training in social sciences methodology and aims to give you tools so that can develop your analytical and problem-solving abilities. The programme has a particular focus on democracy and governance.

What you'll study

Are you interested in questions of how democracy works and the theories behind it? Or in analysing political power and organisation? This Master’s degree focuses on these issues and others. It will enhance your ability to conduct political analysis and improve your problem-solving skills, provide training in the methodology used in the social sciences and develop your ability to autonomously apply these skills to your studies. 

The programmes also makes use of research performed by members of staff and links theory-driven, normative, empirical and conceptual analyses. You will study political power and organisation in both specific and wider senses, both within and between various societal and analytical levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Democratic theory
  • Governance
  • Comparative governance
  • Global governance
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Quantitative research methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree including 90 credits in Political Science as the main field of study and English B or equivalent.
  • Selection: On the basis of previous university credits. Between 30 and 285 credits may be taken into account.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8792 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8792 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • SEK 90,000 per academic year

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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