Political Thought: Requirements

In order to receive the Advanced Certificate in Political Thought (ACPT) together with the degree proper, the following requirements need to be fulfilled:

  1. Admission to one of the participating departments.
  2. 1YMA: Based on the required 40 credits to obtain the MA degree, ACPT students must take 4 mandatory credits and obtain 8 further elective credits from the approved annual list of ACPT courses. 2YMA: Based on the required 60 (66) credits to obtain the MA degree, ACPT students must take 4 mandatory credits in the first year of their studies and obtain 10 further elective credits over the course of both years from the approved list of ACPT courses.
  3. ACPT students must write their thesis on a topic related to Political Thought. The student’s first or second supervisor must be a faculty member participating in the ACPT.
  4. Participation in lectures, special seminars, and workshops organized at CEU by the ACPT is required. Attendance and participation will be considered part of the student’s overall performance.