Masters "Careers in journalism and politics" of the Institute of Political Studies

In brief

  • Speciality: Professionnel
  • Major: Politics, society and communication



This Master's program is intended for together students who plan to take the admission exams to schools of journalism as well as for those wishing to work for or alongside local elected officials and members of parliament.


The purpose of this course is twofold: to prepare those among you who intend to take the admission exams to schools of journalism, while developing your fundamental institutional, political, economic, and general knowledge. An increasing number of classes will involve simulations of practical situations, which will help you to better understand the theoretical elements of the course. At the end of the fifth year, students who do not intend to take admission exams to journalism schools will be required to complete a 4 to 6 month internship in a professional environment, at the end of which they will have to produce an internship report.

Additional information

Many of the lecturers in this course, whether the focus is on preparing students for admission exams or for "Careers in politics", have extensive professional experience, which will make their class practical learning experiences.



Training content

This information is for guidance purposes.


Access condition

Sciences Po Bordeaux Diploma : First year

Find out more about the requirements for admission to fourth year


Job opportunities

On the one hand, this course provides opportunities for employment in editorial departments, but also for positions in the staff of local and national elected officials. On the other hand, this Master’s degree opens up employment opportunities in consulting and lobbying companies as well as in local authorities, public or para-public organizations.



Bréhier Emeric

Email : e.brehier @

Cesbron Anne

Email : a.cesbron @

Caron Karine

Email : k.caron @

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Type of education

  • Initial education