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Political Science, B.A./B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Prague, Czech Republic
The Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science program at the University of New York in Prague analyses the complex world in which we are living and provides students with the tools and skills they need to understand our societies.
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Overview

The Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science program at the University of New York in Prague blends the European and American traditions in Political Science to present a program that looks at current developments, combining a solid theoretical understanding with a practical view of the main challenges faced by our societies.

UNYP Bachelor of Political Science graduates will acquire the following skills:

  • A thorough understanding of the meaning and practice of politics in contemporary societies;
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, and an enhanced capacity to understand the complexity of the modern world;
  • A strong understanding of the theoretical framing of political science, and the capacity to understand the political processes currently developing in our world;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Proficiency in using software applications and information technology for research; and
  • The ability to work collaboratively in teams and in a multicultural setting.

Prospective Career Opportunities

  • Politics and Government
  • Civil service and public administration
  • Policy Analyst
  • Public Affairs Consultant
  • Governmental Relations
  • Diplomacy and International organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations and sector
  • Interest groups and interest representations
  • Public Relations
  • Academia and education
  • Intelligence or security departments
  • Import and export
  • Journalism
  • Compliance officer
  • Risk analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Science
  • History of International Systems
  • Modern Political Theory
  • Power and inequality
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • UNYP application form
  • Notarized copy of the High School Diploma and Transcripts
  • English language certificate
  • Motivation letter (max. 400 words)
  • Recommendation letter - preferably from a professor who can address the candidate’s ability and motivation for enrolling in this program
  • Copy of ID or Passport
  • Application Fee
  • Motivation interview - after submitting the required documents applicants are invited for an interview with the relevant Head of Department (in person or by video call)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3560 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3560 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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EU Citizens & Czech residents:

  • The first 96 credits (UNYP):5,900 CZK per credit
  • The last 32 credits (ESC):305 USD per credit 

International Students:

  • The first 96 credits (UNYP):7,300 CZK per credit
  • The last 32 credits (ESC):305 USD per credit 

Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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