Political Science

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or as a single subject with a specialization Electoral studies and political marketing.

What will you learn?

The main goal of the master degree in political science is to teach students how to understand politics and application of power. The study of political science is intended for the students to learn advanced concepts of political science and to develop expert knowledge of political phenomena. The study further develops students’ knowledge and skills in different sub-fields: electoral studies, political marketing, studies of democracy, democratization, and human rights, research on Czech political history, actors, and Czech political thought as such.

Relations of power, interests, hierarchies, and order under scrutiny“

Practical training

Practical training is a compulsory component of the specialization Electoral studies and political marketing, in case of one-field study of political science, practical training is an optional part of the study.

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Career opportunities

Graduates of the master degree can be employed in professional fields corresponding with the fields of employment of the bachelor degree graduates. The important difference is completion of the university education level which significantly improves their possibilities. Graduates can be employed as analysts in both public and private spheres, in education, in public administration and governance, in various civil society bodies, or as managers of political campaigns.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Single-subject studies with specialization

In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.

Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Single-subject studies with specialization

Follow-up studies

Graduates of the master degree can continue to study any doctoral study program at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk, especially the doctoral study program of political science.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

Mgr. Jakub Šedo, Ph.D.



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