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PhD program in Political Science and Global Studies

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Level :
PhD  

Duration :
3 years  

Type :
Initial  

Language :
English & French  

The Doctorate in Political Science and Global Studies is a three- year research-based multidisciplinary doctoral program offered by the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). The program aims at producing qualified and high-level professionals who could play leading roles in the pursuit of knowledge production and quality researches that are interdisciplinary in nature and thereby enhance scientific knowledge in the field. PhD Students will collaborate with scholars across the faculty on original multidisciplinary research in political science and global studies. The program’s required coursework will develop the PhD students’ theoretical and practical knowledge of the multi-disciplinary nature of political science and global studies, and expertise in a range of quantitative and qualitative methods needed to conduct a high-quality research as well as academic writing skills.  Guided by the goal of having transformative impact on political science and global studies research, policy and practice, PhD students will focus on independent research in various domains, including African politics, foreign policy and diplomacy, defense and security, globalization and development.

Areas of specialization

Application process Candidates are invited to submit an application package including 6 documents:

1
Certificate(s) of current degree(s) or certificate of registration
2
Official transcripts (bachelor's and master's degrees)
3
Letter of motivation
4
Research documents (dissertations, research reports
5
Tests of English language proficiency (TOEFL or other)
6
Two letters of reference from professors

Training manager

Professors

Political Science

PhD Coordinator - Political Science and Global Studies

khalid.chegraoui@um6p.ma