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A master´s degree gives you a career path with great flexibility

Apply for your Master's Degree

After finishing your studies on the Master's Programme in Political Science you should apply for your degree. You apply for your degree at the Section of Degrees.

Job and career

The Master's Programme in Political Science is a state of the art education that prepares you for a professional career with advanced analysis of politics and society as a central element. Political scientists typically work within the field of research and investigation, power monitoring, public opinion formation, public administration, or politics. The degree also gives qualification to apply for doctoral studies in Political Science.

Some examples of professions and work places where alumni/previous students work

• Political advisor, Region Västra Götaland
• Investigator, The Swedish Social Insurance Agency
• Auditor (policy audit agent), City of Gothenburg
• Phd-student, University of Gothenburg
• Desk officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
• Project manager, Novus
• Development strategist, Eskiltuna Municipality
• Project coordinator, Amnesty
• Press secretary, Roks
• Analyst, The Swedish Dental Association
• Diplomat, Mission of Sweden to Nato
• Secretary of planning, Alingsås Municipality
• Research Assistant, University of Gothenburg

The alumni network

There is an alumni network for all former students at the University of Gothenburg. The Department of Political Science hopes to maintain and develop a social and professional network with previous students.

You are also welcome to contact Karin Andersson, alumni coordinator at the Department of Political Science.

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