MSc Political Science

Some of the decisions that are made in governments and other institutions can have a huge effect on our lives, particularly now that we live in a truly globalised world

September or January entry

Start date

2 years

Duration

₦1,400,000

Fees per session

This course aims to give you an understanding of how those decisions are made and encourages you to take an in-depth look at issues such as conflict resolution, democratisation and development, and systems of governance.

Politics will appeal to you if you have an interest in power, government, policy-making, social movements, debating ideas; understanding wars and conflict resolution, and the impact of globalization and world events. Throughout your degree, we will cover political concepts around these issues and more, comparing our own government, its policies and decisions, with those of others around the world.

Study Modules

  • First Year
  • Second Year

First SemesterSecond Semester
Statistical and Mathematical ModelsIssues in Entrepreneurship
Computer and Political Science ResearchComparative Political Systems
Methods & Techniques of Political InquirySeminar
Normative Political TheoryPolitical Parties and Political Process
The Political Economy of Africa
Development Policy and Social Change

First SemesterSecond Semester
Seminar in Political ScienceDevelopment Policy and Social Change
The Political Economy of AfricaPolitical Parties and Political Process
Military and Politics

Interested in how countries are governed, and decisions made? A degree in Politics may refine your power of judgment and critical thinking.
  • University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English & Mathematics at O-Level; and
  • Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in Politics/ Social Sciences with at least 3rd class division; or
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) and/or professional qualifications cognate to Politics/ Social Sciences

The course could lead to a rewarding and exciting career in a range of sectors. Politics graduates have gone on to roles in education, the media, business, politics, charities, human resources and within the community**.

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Time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, tutorials etc. You will be taught through seminars, group work, lectures, presentations, written reports, case studies and individual tuition.

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Contact the Department

Phone Number:

+234 903 178 3370

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