Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science – University of Copenhagen

Master of Science in Political Science

Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science

As a student in Political Science you learn how to analyse social developments and political decision-making, in Denmark and at international level, in an independent, critical and highly academic manner. There are very few binding rules associated with the master’s programme so you have plenty of opportunity to tailor it to your personal preferences.

If you are interested in the society around you and in looking at issues from different angles, Political Science may be the study programme  for you. Politics permeates our society at all levels and is crucial to how society works and develops. In short, the study of politics is about “who gets what, when and why”.

You can specialise in either "Organization and Management" or "Political Theory", or put together a programme with relatively few restrictions that suits your interests.


Many graduates find work in government ministries and local and regional authorities, Not to mention all the ones who forge careers in private companies, consultancy companies, political parties, international organisations, and so on.

Read more under Profile and Career.

Student Advisory Service

If you seek academic advice in relation to your studies, please contact the student advisors:

Øster Farimagsgade 5
Building 5, 1st floor, Room 5.1.38
1353 København K
Phone: (+45) 35 32 33 65