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Political Science

Training period
  • master – 1.5 years
Form of study
  • full-time
  • extra-mural

List of educational and professional program components

Disciplines of the general training cycle:

  • comparative political science
  • public policy analysis
  • political forecasting

Disciplines of the cycle of vocational training:

  • global problems of our time
  • social legal system
  • cratology
  • theory of political conflicts
  • geopolitics and foreign policy
  • Public Relations
  • information and analytical support for political relations
  • political management and marketing
  • international and european security
  • strategic partnerships and asymmetric relationships
  • electoral political technologies: a comparative analysis
  • political culture and political ideology
  • party systems
  • applied political science

Students of the Institute of International Relations receive practical training in:

  • government bodies and local government;
  • Committee on issues of European integration;
  • representations of political parties and international organizations;

After a full academic course a specialist in Political science is prepared for the following kinds of work:

  • analitical;
  • political and technological;
  • politica and consulting;
  • political design (strategic planning of public policy);
  • political and organizational;
  • research (in public and private institutions);
  • teaching (in higher educational and secondary institutions).

May work in:

  • Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, administration of the President of Ukraine, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
  • central authorities with special status;
  • regional structures of state power;
  • research institutes;
  • structures of political parties;
  • consulting agencies;
  • media.

May hold the following positions:

  • politologist, expert or consultant in socio-political issues;
  • head of the analytical unit, research worker;
  • specialist in public relations and media, political correspondent, director of a company;
  • chairman of political party, organization;
  • head of press-centre;
  • head of department, reviewer, chief specialist in local authorities.