Politics and Society
Short presentation of the programme:
Major and professional qualification:
Qualification: Political scientist
Practical training courses:
Practical training includes hands-on work in the field of politics, public policy-making and international relations, with temporary employment in regional and national-level government and non-government institutions - mayors' offices, municipalities, agencies, research centers, etc.
The Program provides opportunities for international student mobility with Universities in Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain, Cyprus, Germany, Turkey and Poland.
Graduate Student Competencies:
At the end of the educational process the students have acquired:
- The knowledge of the basic concepts and categories related to the understanding of politics and society; have a working knowledge of the main schools of thought in this field, as well as relevant skills, such as strategic analysis, team building, leadership, etc.
- The skills to implement the main approaches in the research of society, government and politics, the organization of political campaigns, production of political documents, strategies, programs and platforms.
Graduation from the Program takes place on the basis of a public defense of a Bachelor thesis or a State exam, following the accumulation of the required number of credits. The terms and conditions for the graduation procedures are according with the Standard for the graduation of the Bachelor and Master degrees at NBU.
Occupation and possible positions:
Graduates of the Program have followed careers in: media and PR; political science; experts with international programs and projects; experts with international government and non-government institutions; foreign ministries; international organizations; government administration; political parties; NGOs; research centers and universities.