MPhil - Political Science as a subject
The Master of Philosophy is a one-year research-based degree in which candidates undertake a programme of supervised research which critically investigates a topic of substance and significance.
Political Science at Waikato offers a broad spectrum of political knowledge on both national and international issues. You'll seek answers to some of the most difficult political issues of today and gain skills for many potential career paths.
- Applied Linguistics
- Computer Science
- Earth Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Health, Sport and Human Performance
- International Management
- Materials and Processing
- Māori and Indigenous Studies
- Pacific and Indigenous Studies
- Population Studies
- Population Studies and Demography
- Screen and Media Studies
- Strategic Management
- Theatre Studies
- Tourism Management
Apply to enrol
|Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
|Estimated Fees* (Domestic):
|$7,626 - $8,276 per year
|Estimated Fees* (International):
|$36,995 - $48,650 per year
|Area of Study:
|All amounts are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). *Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
- Central and Local Government Officer
- Foreign Affairs and Trade Worker
- Māori Development Policy Adviser
- Media Analyst
- Policy Analyst
Papers available within Political Science
Prescriptions for the MPhil
The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
For more information about subject requirements please refer to the catalogue of papers for the most up to date information.
For more information about subject requirements please refer to the catalogue of papers for the most up to date information. If you have any questions and need more advice contact one of our friendly student advisors phone:
Please note: For all graduate subject requirements check the information provided in the papers section above.
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