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Does politics as a career interest you? Wondering about the courses you can opt for in this domain? Here they are, the courses and career opportunities in this field. You will also find a brief description about what politics is all about on this page.


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If you have the interest in understanding the causes of conflict in the world, the drive to work on activities to resolve strife and a strong desire to create better societies then politics is the career choice for you. You may wonder what political science is all about? Political science is a discipline that combines history, current events and analysis. Politics is the study of interaction among individuals, state, government and public affairs in the context of competing visions, values and conflicting interests to achieve compromises and cooperation.





Politics Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Politics courses in India.


1. B.A Economics, Politics, Public Administration
2. B.A Economics, Politics, Social Work
3. B.A Political Science
4. B.A Public Administration
5. B.A. (Hons.) International Culinary Administration
6. B.A. History, Economics, Public Administration
7. B.A. History, Politics, Public Administration
8. B.A. International Culinary Administration
9. B.B.A
10. B.B.A Business Administration
11. B.Sc. Health Information Administration
12. B.Sc. International Hospitality Administration
13. B.tech MBA (Integrated MBA)
14. BBS
15. Business Skills (CBS) Certification
16. Certification Microsoft Certified Database Administrators
17. D.P.A. Diploma Print Administration
18. Diploma Health Administration
19. Diploma Police Administration
20. Diploma Public Administration
21. EMBA Hospitality Management
22. Executive M.B.A
23. G. Dip. Business Administration
24. I.A.S. Mains
25. IAS Preliminary
26. Integrated MBA
27. M.A International Relations
28. M.A. Political Science
29. M.A. Politics
30. M.A. Public Administration
31. M.A. Public Policy (MPP)
32. M.A. Social Welfare Administration
33. M.B.A
34. M.B.A Accounting
35. M.B.A Business Administration
36. M.B.A Cruise Ship Hospitality Management
37. M.B.A E-Business
38. M.B.A Entrepreneurship
39. M.B.A Fashion management
40. M.B.A Financial Management
41. M.B.A Functional Specialisation
42. M.B.A Health Care and Hospital Administration
43. M.B.A Hospital & Health Systems Management
44. M.B.A Hospitality Management
45. M.B.A Hotel Management
46. M.B.A Human Resource Management
47. M.B.A Information systems
48. M.B.A International Hospitality Management
49. M.B.A International Management
50. M.B.A Logistics & International Transport
51. M.B.A Logistics & Port Management
52. M.B.A Logistics & Supply Chain Management
53. M.B.A Manufacturing Management
54. M.B.A Marine Human Resource Management (Manning)
55. M.B.A Marketing Management
56. M.B.A Material Management
57. M.B.A National Economic Planning & Entrepreneurshi
58. M.B.A Production management
59. M.B.A Retail Banking, Financial Services & Insuran
60. M.B.A Shipping Finance
61. M.B.A Supply chain management
62. M.B.A System Management
63. M.B.A Telecom Management
64. M.B.A. Rural Management
65. M.Phil Foreign Policy studies
66. M.Phil. Political Science
67. M.Sc. Col. Studt. Personnel Services Admin.
68. Master of Arts - Political Science (MPS)
69. Master of Arts - Public Administration (MPA)
70. Master of Arts Political Science (MPS)
71. MBA Fleet Operations and Management
72. MBA Hospital Administration
73. MBA Project Management
74. P.G.D. Educational Management & Administration
75. P.U.C Political Science
76. Ph.D Business Administartion
77. Ph.D. Colg. Studt. Personnel Services & Admin.


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Over the past couple of decades the field of politics has picked up and today it is very much in demand across the globe. You can start with a graduate degree, and if interested in higher studies opt for a post graduate degree followed by a PhD in political sciences. The major divisions in this domain include political philosophy, international relations and comparative politics, developmental politics and public administration. Various subjects in this domain include Economics and Politics, Law and Politics, Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, Conflictology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Marketing, Intercultural Conflict Management, Public Affairs, NGO studies, strategic studies, international security studies, national security policy, policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, Human Rights and Democratization, Democracy and Global Transformation, International Peace Studies, Geopolitical Studies, Negotiation, International History, Security and Terrorism, International governance etc. If you opt for a degree in politics then you will be able to research and examine information in depth, analyse evidence critically and construct rational arguments, oratory and written skills, independent decision making, teamwork skills, and an open minded approach to tasks on hand.

There are ample job opportunities available in this sector.
You can take up service in civil service, local, state or central government as urban planner, campaign manager, politician, diplomat, political correspondent, political consultant, foreign service worker, intelligence officer, public relations officer. Another career option open for politics graduate is to work in international business or organizations like retail and media companies, accountancy and banking organisations; charities etc. Politics can also lead to law careers as an attorney, corporate legal department, investigator, parole or probation officer, advocate, labour relations officer to name a few. If this page has triggered your interest, then political sciences is a suitable career choice for you.