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Political Science

Stanford University

24 months
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36210 USD/year
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About

The mission of Stanford University's program in Political Science is to provide students with a solid grasp of the American political system and other political systems within the context of global forces, international conflicts, social movements, ideological systems and diversity

Overview

Key facts

 Courses in Stanford University's program in Political Science major are designed to help students gain competency in the study of political science; to introduce students to a variety of research methodologies and analytical frameworks; and to develop students' written and oral communication skills. Students in the program have excellent preparation for further study in graduate or professional schools as well as careers in government, business, and not-for-profit organizations.

The Department of Political Science offers two types of advanced degrees:

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts in Political Science which is open to current Stanford University doctoral or professional school (Schools of Law, Medicine, Business) students only. 

The department does not have a terminal M.A. program for external applicants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Science of Politics
  • International Organizations and the World Order
  •  The Rwandan Genocide
  •  Identity Politics 101

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the M.A. Course Plan and submit it to the Political Science Student Services Manager via email or in person in Room 100, Ground Floor of Encina Hall West. Please note that a SUNet ID is required to access this form.
  • Submit the Graduate Authorization Petition through Axess.
  • After all the requirements for the masters have been completed: submit the Master's Program Proposal to the Political Science Student Services Manager via email or in person in Room 100, Ground Floor of Encina Hall West.
  • Apply to graduate (in Axess, before the quarterly deadline) in the quarter they wish to confer the degree. The degree is not conferred automatically.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      36210 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      36210 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Stanford

    1100 - 1600 USD /month
    Living costs

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