The MS in Political Science program aims at developing knowledge and providing research and learning opportunities in the field of Political Science. This program will specifically focus on providing strong theoretical and methodological base to its participants. The students of this program will be able to enhance their critical thinking and analytical skills which will help them become confident researchers and knowledgeable observers of political phenomena and policymaking procedures.
The MS program will provide cutting-edge skills, knowledge and professional understanding of the Political Science discipline. The main objective of the program is to develop an exciting and supportive learning environment which is conducive to high quality research and related learning activities, including debates, seminars, and lectures. The scholarly community thus formed, will engage in a systematic study of both theoretical and practical aspects of Political Science. Equipped with strong methodological training, students are expected to produce high quality research and become life-long learners. The graduates of the program will not only be ethical researchers, but they will also be able to demonstrate autonomy in their learning. Those who already are or choose to become practitioners in the policymaking, policy evaluation or related fields will also find this program very helpful as it seeks to develop critical thinking and analytical skills of its participants, in addition to providing them with advanced knowledge of policy-oriented areas.