Bachelor programme - Political Science

Title and type of study programme

  • Title of the study programme: Political Science
  • Degree of the study: Bachelor study
  • Duration of study: 3 academic years (full time or part time)
  • Academic title: Bachelor

Scope of the study programme
The structure of the study programme and its component subjects, as well as its teachers’ expertise and research experience, allow students not only to prepare for professional praxis. In order to provide students with an integral set of knowledge, competence and skills that represent a pillar of graduates’ profile, the emphasis is placed especially on a deep and compact knowledge from the field of political science – political theories, political systems, political marketing and communication, current political philosophy, as well as on the development of communication skills in foreign language in relation to the field of study.
Given that the study programme is in English and includes the participation of foreign universities, it increases students’ language skills and professional preparedness, and enhances reputation of their qualification on the market as well as the reputation of the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica and its partner universities.

Profile of a graduate
The graduate enjoys of a compact system of theoretical and practical knowledge. He demonstrates a significant level of competence and skills that enable him to independently and creatively apply acquired theoretical knowledge in different kinds of professions – especially (but not exclusively) those that are related to his academic background. Acquired competence may be a contribution also in professions that do not correspond directly to graduate’s academic profile, yet in this case, the scope of applicability of particular competence and skills depends on the type of his profession and position.

The graduates’ profile is conceived so that it enables them to continually pursue the study on the second degree of academic education in the same or related field of study and programme. At the same time, graduates prove competent and eligible for positions in various sectors of social and economic industry (central state administration, local administration, media, private sector).

Requirements on applicants:
For the Bachelor programme, applications are supposed to be sent to the faculty mail, containing:

  • Formal letter of application,
  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Certified copy of  Graduation certificate,
  • Certificate confirming student’s knowledge of English is an advantage.

Tuition fee for one school year (2 semesters) is 2 000, - € and it is due to be paid by the date of registration for the study.

Deadline a procedure for applications

Application form with all necessary documents has to be sent to: till June 30, of academic year. Entrance exam fee 57 € must be paid to:

Account name: Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica
Bank: Štátna pokladnica Account: IBAN SK 75 8180 0000 0070 0009 5590

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