Political Science and Economics University Diploma

Political Science and Economics University Diploma

Offered in partnership with Sciences Po Lyon, the Political Science and Economics University Diploma allows you to follow a selection of the courses given as part of the undergraduate programme at Sciences Po Lyon, at the Saint-Étienne campus.

You will acquire a sound basic knowledge of political science through the following courses:

  • Political sociology
  • Contemporary French political life
  • Philosophy and political doctrines
  • Historical sociology of the State

This double degree is prepared over the first two years of the bachelor programme and involves additional class time of two to three hours a week.

The University Diploma offers graduates significant added value, whether they are moving into employment or continuing their studies.

 

Term

Course

Number of hours

Bachelor’s Year 1

1

Political Sociology

3 hours of class time per week,
total of 36 hours

2

Contemporary French Political Life

3 hours of class time per week,
total of 36 hours

Bachelor’s Year 2

3

Philosophy and Political Doctrines

3 hours of class time per week,
total of 36 hours

4

Historical Sociology of the State

2 hours of class time per week,
total of 24 hours

To be awarded the University Diploma, students must at the end of the four terms have achieved an average overall grade of 10/20, calculated taking account of the grades achieved in the four modules. All four modules have the same weighting. If a student has not achieved an average grade of 10/20 for any one of the modules, they will be offered an opportunity to resit a written or oral examination at the end of the term.

Entry requirements for the Political Science and Economics University Diploma

  • You must have been accepted at SE².
  • In July, send your application to your tutor, including:
    - Your baccalaureate results
    - A cover letter.

You will receive an answer at the end of August.