MSc Political Communication & Influence

3rd year undergraduate, 1st year postgraduate
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What is an MSc in Political Communication & Influence?

This program is designed for future political communication executives: communicating with the general public and advising elected representatives, building a communication strategy for an electoral campaign, managing public and political communication, managing influential communication, setting up systems for communicating images and public perceptions of social objects, managing the challenges of crisis communication and lobbying…

What is the programme of the MSc Political Communication & Influence ?

2nd year of MSc – Political Communication & Influence

Courses are taught in French

MSc Objectives :

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to measure public opinion
  • Understanding power relationships and major political issues
  • Understand networks of influence and political decision-making mechanisms
  • Master political and institutional communication tools.

Thematic seminars :

On the campaign trail! From lobbying to influence From local to global

Communication and crisis management Media training In a digital world

Territory and proximity New frontiers in institutional and political communication

Preparation for careers in communications and public affairs

What is the recognition status of the MSc Political Communication & Influence degree?

60 ECTS credits per year of study. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centered system, based on the student’s workload to achieve the program objectives, which are defined in terms of knowledge and skills to be acquired.

How does the MSc Political Communication & Influence work?

Teaching volume for the second year of the MSc Political Communication & Influence

Teaching methods :

  • TD (Tutored Work) courses in small groups
  • Group work
  • E-learning
  • face-to-face courses

Assessment methods :

Students are assessed for each course that contributes to the validation of the MSc skills blocks. Graduation from the MSc is subject to a jury validating all the predefined criteria for obtaining the MSc. Each course is validated by means ofindividual and group case studies, role-playing exercises, and written reports with oral presentations throughout the year.

Practical details :
This MSc 2 program is a professionalization program including several months of internship (between 4 and 6 months).

What are the prerequisites for the MSc Political Communication & Influence?

MSc 2

As part of their initial training, candidates must have validated the equivalent of 240 ECTS. Applications are open to those holding or in the process of obtaining a BAC+4 or equivalent foreign qualification in the humanities, law, social sciences, politics or economics.

What are the entry requirements for the MSc Political Communication & Influence?

New students wishing to enter the MSc 2 will have to put together an application file, pass an oral test and meet the prerequisites.

Candidates receive the results of the test 2 weeks after presenting their file to a panel of judges.

All the details are explained on the MSc Admission page.

What are the career opportunities after the MSc Political Communication & Influence?

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the various occupations in which holders of the certification may be employed:

  • Press Officer
  • PR Manager
  • Press/Media/Public Relations Consultant
  • Corporate Communications Manager
  • Influence Manager
  • Reputation / e-reputation manager

What are the tuition fees for the MSc Political Communication & Influence for the 2023-2024 academic year?



MSc 2

– 80 administration fee
9,650€ with a €1,100 reservation deposit
– For work-study students, tuition fees are paid by the company or institution of the work-study student and/or the skills operator (OPCO). The remaining cost for the student is zero.

92€ CVEC tax to be paid before the start of the school year following registration

These rates are valid for the start of the 2023/2024 school year and may be reviewed annually.

MSc practical information Political Communication & Influence


All our speakers are lecturers or experts in their field.

They all have at least 5 years’ higher education and 3 to 5 years’ professional experience. Find out more about our faculty.


Courses are held in Paris


82 Esplanade du Général de Gaulle

92934 Paris La Défense – FRANCE


The HEIP admission process is accessible to people with physical disabilities since the competition is 100% online.

For people with invisible or mental disabilities, the admission teams may adapt the tests.

All HEIP campuses (Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux and London) are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

OMNES Education’s CSR approach

Handicap referent Paris:

Farida Cherkaoui

Disability representative Lyon:

Jordan Delplace

Handicap referent Bordeaux :

Laure Chausse

Updated 21 March 2024