Political Science, Master | University Sains Malaysia | George Town, Malaysia
12 months
2176 USD/year
1238 USD/year
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The Master of Social Science in Political Science from University Sains Malaysia provides a rigorous, sharply focused disciplinary programme with strong multidisciplinary links. 


The Political Science Programme from University Sains Malaysia consists of innovative, state-of-the-science graduate education in political methodology.

Expertise available in the following Centre:

Centre for Policy Research and International Studieswww.usm.my/cenpris

Programme Structure

Research Thrust Areas:

  • Ethnicity and Identity
  • Political Economy
  • Local Government Studies
  • Public Management
  • Multi-Religious and Multi-Cultural Studies
  • Political Science

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with a CGPA of 3.00/4 or equivalent in a related field; or
  • Any Bachelor's degree with working experience related to the field of study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1088 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 619 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National (Part Time): 2385 MYR
  • International (Part Time): 963 USD

Living costs for George Town

1755 - 2203 MYR /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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