Political Science - Democracy and Elections (Research Route) MA
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UK/EU students (per annum): £6,300
International students (per annum): £13,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,150
International students (per annum): £6,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,200
International students (per annum): £8,660
UK/EU students (per annum): £2,100
International students (per annum): £4,330
Degree awarded: Master of Arts
Duration: 12 Months. [Full-Time] 24 Months [Part-Time]
Entry requirements: 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a Social Science subject for MA entry.
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2013, the tuition fees are as follows:
Scholarships/sponsorships: Please see the School's funding page for further information.
Academic department: School of Social Sciences
Contact email: email@example.com
Contact telephone: 0161 275 1296
How to apply:
Non UK/EU applicants are strongly advised to submit their application by July to ensure sufficient time for applying for a Visa.
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The democracy and elections pathway will appeal to students interested in aspects of formal and informal politics, party and non-party engagement, the elected and electors and in the relationship between the process of government and the normative foundations of democracy.
Programme Director: Dr Nick Turnbull
tel +44 (0)161 275 4833
fax +44 (0)161 275 4925
Course unit details
Full entry requirements
Academic entry qualification overview: 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a Social Science subject for MA entry.
IELTS - overall score of 7, including 7 in writing with no further component score below 6.0
TOEFL IBT - overall score of 100 with 25 in each section.
TOEFL code for Manchester is 0757
Scores are valid for 2 years.
For students who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, your test score is valid for 2 years preceding the date that your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) is issued. CAS statements will be issued from June-September 2013.
Test taken on or after 1 June 2011 - CAS issued June 2013 = Score is VALID
Test taken before 1 June 2011 = Score is INVALID
Please note that CAS statements are issued only when all conditions of the offer have been satisfied, PDF copy of passport received and the offer accepted.
Applicants from certain countries MAY be exempt from having to provide an IELTS or TOEFL score. Please email us for advice.
Advice to applicants
Teaching and learning
IMPORTANT NOTE ON PART-TIME STUDY
Part-time students complete the full-time programme over two years. There are NO evening or weekend course units available on the part-time programme.
You must first check the schedule of the compulsory modules and then select your optional modules to suit your requirements.
Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your module choices during induction week with your Course Director
School of Social Sciences
Academic department overview
See: School Disciplines
Contact name: Zoe Woodend
Telephone: 0161 275 1296
Facsimile: 0161 275 2450