MA Political Science

Course information

  • Category: Post Graduation
  • Eligibility: Eligibility 1. A pass in the graduate degree examination under the 10+2+3 or 11+1+3. 2. Candidates having a direct U.G., Degree (without +2 qualification) and candidates having a direct P.G. Degree (without U.G. Degree) are not eligible.
  • Goal:

    As it prepares you to establish your career in Political Science, take a look at some of the key career profiles that you can opt for after completing this postgraduate program.

    Political Consultant
    Policy Analyst
    Legislative Assistant
    Public Opinion Analyst
    Campaign Organiser
    Corporate Social Policy Issues Analyst
    Political Commentator
    Legislative Analyst
    Lobbyist
    Corporation Legislative Issues Manager
    Legislative Coordinator
  • Scope:

    After completing your MA in Political Science, candidates can explore an array of career opportunities in a plethora of fields. Since it is a research-oriented degree program, students are encouraged to study the prevalent political and social issues on a global level which further equips them with great analytical skills. You can go onto pursue full-time jobs in the industry of your choice or take up the route of seeking higher education in this field

MA Political Science



As a master’s degree, an MA in Political Science carries out a detailed study of political institutions across the globe and their behaviour. The major emphasis is laid on the operational structures of the government and its interaction with the public along with other diverse aspects like sociology, international relations and economics. Offered by internationally renowned institutions such as the London School of Economics and Political Science and Harvard University, this postgraduate degree program integrates the national political structure along with the global governing system along with popular theories, debates, social movements as well as international relations.

I Year

Subject Code Subject Marks Total Credit
510 POLITICAL THEORY 100 50
520 WESTERN POLITICAL THOUGHT 100 50
530 MODERN POLITICAL SYSTEM 100 50
540 INDIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM 100 50
550 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 100 50

II Year

Subject Code Subject Marks Total Credit
610 MODERN POLITICAL ANALYSIS 100 50
620 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 100 50
630 INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT 100 50
640 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 100 50
650 DYNAMICS OF INDIAN DEMOCRACY(Optional) 100 50
651 GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF TAMIL NADU(Optional) 100 50