One-year Master’s programmes at Sciences Po deliver an intensive curriculum designed for young professionals seeking to take their career to the next level. These programmes are taught in English.

One-year Master's programmes

Discover our programmes for young graduates and early- to mid-career professionals

  • The LLM in Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement offered at the Sciences Po Law School is an opportunity for professionals to learn the theory and practice of transnational arbitration and dispute settlement in one of the world’s most important centres for arbitration. 
  • The Master in Advanced Global Studies offered at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs is an opportunity for early- to mid-career professionals to follow a one-year accelerated programme in International Affairs. The programme offers specialisations in in International Security, International Public Management, International Economic Policy, Development Practice, Human Rights & Humanitarian Action, Environmental Policy, International Energy.
  • The Master in Corporate Strategy is designed for young graduates interested in corporate strategy, entrepreneurship and humanities. It is the ideal accelerated programme for graduates aspiring to become highly specialised corporate strategists, either in-house or in consulting firms. 
  • The Master in Arts and Politics offered at the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs is designed for architects, designers, academics, public servants, managers, researchers, administrators, activists, artists and curators who wish to give a new momentum to their career. 
  • The Master in Public Affairs (MPA) offered at the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs in Paris is designed for mid-career professionals wanting to further their expertise in public policy and public-private sector interaction. It offers specialisations in Cultural Policy, New Technology & Public Policy, Economic & Regulatory Policy, Energy & Sustainability, Health, Management of Public Affairs, Social Policy. 

Why join a one-year Master's programme at Sciences Po?

  • Boost your career with a degree from a world-renowned university
  • Grow in a unique multicultural community bringing together top international students 
  • Learn from the best academics and professionals
  • Build an international network of reputed practitioners
  • Meet some of today’s most influential figures
  • Join Sciences Po’s international 65,000 alumni network
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Experience life in a Parisian setting

The Sciences Po campus in Paris is located at the heart of the bustling Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood, walking distance from the city’s most famous landmarks including the Musée d’Orsay, the Luxembourg gardens, the Louvre or the Seine river.

Patrick Blake and Sheila Mutimbo at Sciences Po


Sheila Mutimbo and Patrick Blake are public policy professionals in their thirties. After several years of rich professional experience, they both decided that it was time to take a break and to go back to university. They have just started a one-year Master’s programme at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs. Read the interview.