Bachelor`s Degree in Political science

Programme: Bachelor`s in Political science

Duration: 4 years

Credits: 240

Mode of study: full-time

Language of instruction: English, Azeri or Russian

The Bachelor`s Degree in Political science is a full-time multidisciplinary Programme that introduces students to core concepts, processes and events in global politics on the worldwide, the regional and the national levels. The Programme equips students with a strong base of knowledge and tools of political analysis useful in careers in government, business, professional school, and not-for-profit organisations; provides an opportunity to gain both the theoretical and practical knowledge required to understand complex political relations around the world.

The Programme will cover the major subfields of political science, including the parliamentary system, globalisation, political management and PR technologies, political research methods, political conflict resolution and international policy. Students learn valuable analytical skills that are crucial to the development of their academic and professional careers.

Students must undergo a pre-graduation internship and defend a graduation thesis in order to receive a degree.

Upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates can pursue their career in governmental organisations, Embassies, Ministries and NGOs, law, business and international organisations.

Programme Structure:

Humanities and social courses:

- History of Azerbaijan;

- Foreign Language;

- Azerbaijani Language and Speech Culture;

- Philosophy;

- Introduction to Multiculturalism;

- Psychology;

- Cultural Studies;

- Constitution of Azerbaijan and Fundamentals of Law;

- Ethics;

Core courses:

- Informatics;

- History of Social-Political Thoughts of Ancient and Middle Ages;

- Modern Processes of Integration;

- Political and Economic Geography;

- History of Social-Political Thoughts of Modern and Contemporary Period;

- Economics;

- Sociology;

- History of International Relations;

- Policy Theory;

- Political Sociology;

- Political Psychology;

- History of Political Science in Azerbaijan;

- Fundamentals of Political Science;

- Demographic Policy;

- Political Research Methods;

- International Relations Theory;

- Ethno Politics;

- International Policy;

- Political Aspects of Heydar Aliyev`s Heritage;

- Parliamentary System: History and Modernity;

- Voting Technology;

- Fundamentals of Diplomacy;

- Civil Defence;

Selective Courses:

- Comparative Politics;

- Political Conflict Resolution;

- Political Parties Theory;

- Political Regional Studies;

- Business English;

- Public Administration;

- International Organisations;

- Religion and Society;

- Political Processes of Near and Middle East;

- Geopolitics;

- Power Theory;

- Military Political Science;

- Political Management and PR Technologies;

- Political and Administrative Bodies in Azerbaijan;

- International Non-governmental Organisations;

- Political Marketing;

- Applied Political Science;

- Political Analysis and Prediction;

- Democracy Theory;

- National Security Theory;

- Political Processes in Azerbaijan in Modern Period;

- Globalisation and World Policy;

- Mathematical Logic;

- Political History;

- Fundamentals of Political Global Studies;

- Ethics and Psychology of Communication;