Political Science is an academic field that focuses on the study of government, politics, and public policy. This involves analysing the distribution of power, the decision-making process, and the behaviour of individuals and groups within political systems. There are several subdisciplines within Political Science, including political theory, comparative politics, international relations, and public administration.
Graduates of a masters degree in Political Science will have a wide variety of career options available to them. These include political analyst, public affairs specialist, lobbyist, campaign manager, and government administrator.
Your degree will be delivered through lectures, seminars, and tutorials. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to conduct original research and write a thesis. Modules you study might include:
Russia is the largest country in the world, and is home to more that 144.5 million people. It also has a highly educated population, and entry into Russian universities can be competitive, with scientific and technological degrees being the most popular for both domestic and international students. You will consistently find more than 15 of Russia's universities in the top 500 of the QS World University rankings.
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