Want to boost your career?
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Sciences Po's one-year Master's programmes are designed for young professionals who want to take their career to the next level. They are taught in English by distinguished academics and world renowned professionals.
This programme combines a multidisciplinary core curriculum in the social sciences with specialised and more professionally-oriented courses.
Master in Public Affairs, School of Public affairs' one-year Master's programme
Specialisations in Culture, Digital and New Technology, Economics & Public Policy, Energy and Sustainability, Health, Management of Public Affairs, Social Policy
Start: September 2016
Why take a one-year Master's programme at Sciences Po?
Boost your career with a degree from a world-renowned university
Sciences Po is ranked 5th internationally among research universities for Politics & International Studies. Our degrees fast-track graduates to key positions in both the public and private sectors.
Engage with a unique multicultural community of top international students
Sciences Po students are recruited from among the finest candidates in France and abroad. We teach 13,000 brilliant students, 46 percent of whom are international students from 150 countries.
Learn from the best academics and professionals
Courses at Sciences Po are taught by distinguished professors and internationally-renowned practitioners. This blend of academic and practical instruction gives students a unique, well-rounded profile which is highly sought after by leading recruiters.
Join Sciences Po's international network of 55,000 alumni
Sciences Po has been educating decision-makers in the public and private sectors for the past 140 years. Notable Sciences Po alumni include heads of state, government and international organisations, and leading figures in business and finance, academia, journalism, and the arts.
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, within walking distance of the city's most famous landmarks including the Musée d'Orsay, the Luxembourg gardens, the Louvre and the Seine river.
Find out more
- "Trading my briefcase for a backpack helped to boost my career". Read the interview with Clara Thompson-Lipponen, who graduated in 2015 from a one-year Master's programme at Sciences Po.
- Learn more about the admissions procedure