Master of Science (MSc) in International Relations

Top 33 MScs in International Relations 2017

International Relations

The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

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International Relations

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The MA program is designed to prepare students for careers in government, the private sector, or international agencies, or for doctoral studies. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. Masters in International Studies The MA program is designed to prepare students for careers in government, the private sector, or international agencies, or for doctoral studies. The College of Arts and Sciences offers certificate programs in African-New World Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Transnational and Regional Studies, among other. The graduate program encourages its MA students to pursue regional certification in conjunction with their work in the MA program. The following is a brief summary of program requirements. For more information, see the IR Graduate Program Handbook. Admission Requirements To be considered for admission to the MA program, applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 in upper-level work, or its equivalent, from a recognized institution of higher education. International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A total score of 80 on the iBT TOEFL or 6.5 overall on the IELTS is required. Admissions requirements are minimums and even if the minimums are met, admission is not assured. Degree Requirements The MA program requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of credit at the graduate level. Undergraduate courses taken to satisfy prerequisites for graduate courses will not count toward the 36 hour minimum requirement. The Graduate Advisory Committee may approve the transfer of a maximum of six graduate credits earned at another recognized institution... [-]

MSci International Relations and Global Issues

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This innovative four-year degree leads to a masters level qualification. Years one, three and four will be spent at Nottingham; the second year will be spent at one of our partner institutions overseas (the choice will be governed by your academic progress). [+]

MSci International Relations and Global Issues Helping students develop a broad understanding of the subject, this course includes a year abroad at one of 25 overseas institutions in locations such as Canada, Hong Kong and Australia. It leads to a masters level qualification, with years one, three and four spent at Nottingham and the second year at one of our partner institutions overseas (the choice will be governed by your academic progress). Years one and three will follow the programme outlined in our BA Politics and International Relations course with year four allowing you to take modules from the school's portfolio of masters programmes, and to research and write a dissertation. Year one Your first year will provide you with a broad knowledge across the discipline, focusing on the areas of international relations, comparative politics, British political history, and political theory. You will take some subsidiary modules from other schools within the University and, while many students opt to study a language module and continue this throughout their time at Nottingham, you can choose any subject you wish. Year two Year two is spent focusing on global issues in one of 25 partner institutions around the world, drawn from the Universitas 21 (U21) network, the school's European Erasmus exchange partners and The University of Nottingham's campuses in China and Malaysia. Year three Year three is spent back at Nottingham, where you will take modules chosen from the wide range offered on international relations and global issues. You need to choose... [-]

Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International) (IMCSP)

Lingnan University
Campus Full time August 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

We are excited to introduce this unique new master’s program that offers an applied international and comparative focus to the study of social policy, development, policy analysis and governance. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. Lingnan University in collaboration with University of York, UK Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International) (IMCSP) We are excited to introduce this unique new master’s program that offers an applied international and comparative focus to the study of social policy, development, policy analysis and governance. The IMCSP is truly ‘international’ in its outlook: Delivered by international experts in comparative social policy, development, policy analysis and governance: Based in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy (SOCSP) at Lingnan University, Asia-Pacific Institute for Ageing Studies and Comparative Policy (APIAS) and Division of Graduate Studies at Lingnan University. International study pathway to visit the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York for one term: The Department was ranked Third in the UK for research excellence and equal First in research impact (REF 2014). According to the National Survey of Student Satisfaction, Social Policy at York is rated highly, with 97% student satisfaction. International guest speakers and site visits organized with our partners: East Asia Social Policy Research Network, Centre for Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy, Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership, Inter-University Research Consortium for Higher Education. International research workshops and seminar series with leading scholars in comparative development and social policy. International student body and multi-cultural residential university campus enabling fruitful discussions and interaction. Scholarships equivalent to full or half of the total program tuition fee are offered to outstanding local and international applicants. Applicants who receive admission... [-]

MSc in European Studies

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Research Master European Studies is a two-year interdisciplinary programme leading to a Master of Science degree. The programme’s focus is on doing research into the politics and [+]

The Research Master European Studies is a two-year interdisciplinary programme leading to a Master of Science degree. The programme’s focus is on doing research into the politics and policies of the European Union and into the wider historical and international contexts of the process of European integration. It is an interdisciplinary programme combining political science and the study of international relations with history and the cultural sciences. The overall objective of the programme is to equip future PhD students and analysts with a broad range of scientific methods and theoretical approaches relevant to the analysis of European phenomena. The programme operates in close cooperation with other universities, with European Union institutions, other Brussels-based actors and with the national administrations of the European Union member states. Double degree The research master’s programme European Studies can also be studied as a double degree programme in co-operation with the University of Cologne. Fast facts The Research Master European Studies at Maastricht University… is a two-year international and interdisciplinary Master of Science programme is taught in English offers the possibility to follow a double degree track, which results in two master's diplomas: first year of the programme at Maastricht University, second year at the University of Cologne combines political science and the study of international relations with history and the cultural sciences explores the politics, policies and administration of the European Union pays attention to the wider historical, cultural and international contexts of the process of European integration uses a distinctive didactic model places... [-]

MSc International Relations and Diplomacy

Leiden University
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Den Haag Leiden The Hague + 2 more

The two-year MSc Programme in International Relations and Diplomacy offers a unique blend of academic education in international relations and political science with practical graduate education and training in international negotiation and diplomacy. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. The two-year MSc Programme in International Relations and Diplomacy offers a unique blend of academic education in international relations and political science with practical graduate education and training in international negotiation and diplomacy. The Master of Science in International Relations and Diplomacy is a programme taught jointly by Leiden University’s Institute for Security and Global Affairs (Faculty Governance and Global Affairs), the Institute of Political Science (Faculty of Social Sciences) and the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael. The location of The Hague is beneficial for this master’s programme in terms of substantive focus and the various links to international institutions located in this city. As one of the partners, Clingendael’s objective is to promote the understanding of international affairs, and the institute devotes special attention to European co-operation, international security, and diplomacy. In the current era of global interdependence, collaborative efforts are needed to meet the most pressing challenges in international politics, security and economics. Increased transnational channels of communication, global trade and capital flows characterise an increasingly interconnected world of both nation states and non-state actors. The resulting challenges to global governance can be met most effectively by patterns of international and transnational co-operation and diplomacy. Tuition fees Around €16,750. Interested? If you would like to know more, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/international-relations-and-diplomacy/en/introduction. [-]

Master of Science in International Relations

Virginia International University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Fairfax + 1 more

In an increasingly interdependent world, it is important for professionals to have an understanding of the complex issues that go beyond our own borders. Virginia International University's Master of Science in International Relations is a graduate-level degree that arms students with the tools to not only understand the implications of global issues in today's world, but to work in a dynamic and fast-paced professional environment. [+]

Master of Science in International Relations In an increasingly interdependent world, it is important for professionals to have an understanding of the complex issues that go beyond our own borders. Virginia International University's Master of Science in International Relations is a graduate-level degree that arms students with the tools to not only understand the implications of global issues in today's world, but to work in a dynamic and fast-paced professional environment. Graduates from VIU's Master of International Relations Program will be able to build careers in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, international organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, or United Nations; non-profit organizations; federal and local government agencies; multi-national corporations; non-governmental organizations; intergovernmental organizations; humanitarian organizations; news outlets; and many more. The MIR program offers two (2) concentration areas for students to choose from: International Economic Development International Business Degree at Glance The program consists of seven (7) Core Courses and students have the choice any three (3) Concentration courses as well as two (2) Elective courses. The elective courses provide the opportunity for the students to develop further competencies covered in the core courses, based on their area of interest. Required Courses Students in the MIR program will take twelve (12) classes. These include seven (7) core courses, three (3) concentration courses, and two (2) electives. Students may be asked to take up to three (3) prerequisite courses depending on the area of their undergraduate studies. All students in the program take the same... [-]

MSc Political Science: European Politics and External Relations

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The European Politics and External Relations programme provides students with a thorough understanding of the politics and power of Europe in an increasingly diverse, interdependent, and multi-polar world. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. The European Politics and External Relations programme provides students with a thorough understanding of the politics and power of Europe in an increasingly diverse, interdependent, and multi-polar world. It offers in-depth study of the internal and external dimensions of European politics and their interrelations. Internally, it takes a historically grounded approach to processes of European integration, democracy, and citizenship. Externally, it focuses on understanding and analyzing the power of Europe in a changing global environment, for example in relation to borders, security, trade, finance, and environmental governance. Do you wonder how the EU relates to other global players? How it acts upon Russian involvement in the Ukrainian crisis, deals with transatlantic relations in post-Snowden times, or engages with political transformations in the Middle East and North Africa? Are you interested in how the economic crisis in the eurozone affects the European Union’s internal governance and its position in the world? What does deeper integration within the eurozone mean for national democracy, the risks of British exit, and relations with major trading partners like the US and China? Do you want to know how old and new security threats (like migration, global warming, energy dependency, new wars) challenge, unite and divide EU member states? Would you like to understand how the EU responds to social and political instability in its own direct neighborhood? Three reasons to study European Politics and External Relations at the University of Amsterdam European Politics and External Relations: is research-oriented: you learn... [-]

MS Conflict Management

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time 16  September 2017 USA Kennesaw Marietta + 1 more

The Master’s program prepares students to identify and pursue opportunities for a new career based on conflict management expertise. The MSCM also provides students with enhanced credentials to pursue career advancement in an existing work environment. [+]

MSCM Program Description Conflict Management education addresses the issues that divide our world by encouraging communication, fostering positive relationships and developing comprehensive, long-term solutions. It enhances the safety and vitality of group our families, communities and workplaces. Conflict management is also a set of tools and a way of thinking that can help not only prevent conflict, but effectively engage it once it arises. Conflict management education teaches the various ways people choose to react when confronted with conflict situations and the effect of those reactions on potential outcomes. Studying conflict is really about learning skills which can provide the ability to respond in ways that help prevent and manage conflict by reducing ineffective responses. The primary objective of the MSCM is to produce students who: Understand the nature of conflict from the perspective of multiple disciplines Understand the continuum of responses to conflict Possess the necessary skills to facilitate the management of various types of conflict Demonstrate the ability to analyze and research conflict in an organizational environment Demonstrate the ability to design conflict intervention procedures and strategies appropriate to a particular situation or environment Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the efficacy of a given intervention or system of interventions Successfully participate in conflict management on a particular level in one or more specific environments. The Master’s program prepares students to identify and pursue opportunities for a new career based on conflict management expertise. The MSCM also provides students with enhanced credentials to pursue career advancement in an existing... [-]

MS in Political Science

Suffolk University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boston

The Suffolk Master of Science in Political Science leads the way in programs focused on professional politics and international relations. Classes take place just steps from the Massachusetts State House, national think tanks, and security agencies, so students get up close and personal with political processes and policymaking. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. The Suffolk Master of Science in Political Science leads the way in programs focused on professional politics and international relations. Classes take place just steps from the Massachusetts State House, national think tanks, and security agencies, so students get up close and personal with political processes and policymaking. [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Global and Transnational Sociology, M.Soc.Sc.

University of Tampere
Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Tampere

Analyse policies. Understand change. Master the world. High-quality research into the policy and cultural complexities of globalization. [+]

Apply on 1 December 2016 - 13 January 2017 Degree: Master of Social Sciences Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2017 Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 10 000 € / year Read more about Scholarships Master’s Degree Programme in Global and Transnational Sociology (GTS) is a high-quality, internationally linked programme especially suited for students aiming at careers in social research, policy analysis and consultation, cultural analysis, media, international organizations, and international development. A unique offering in Finland, the programme integrates with world-class research being conducted at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Tampere, and with other post-graduate degrees in the School’s cutting-edge framework programme on Global Society. GTS programme provides students with the basis for making sense of globalization and transnational connections in the contemporary world. National policies and cultures are increasingly and obviously related to events and forces outside national borders. Policies, cultural trends and organizations are now intimately and broadly inter-connected across the world. A critical understanding of these patterns and connections is the primary goal of the programme. Covering a range of theoretical training, and focusing on sociological neo-institutionalism, the GTS programme will provide the students with a toolkit to analyze social, political and cultural forces shaping our global world. Students will learn perspectives on understanding the contemporary world, will appreciate how national policies are made, will unpack the transnational connectivity in contemporary media, and will see into the transnational relations of civil society, culture and modern religion. The... [-]

MSc in Public Administration

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

he Master programme in Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam focuses on the research, analysis and management of societal issues. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. Public Administration Master of Science (MSc) in Public Administration In the Master programme of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam you learn how to manage complex societal problems within the public sector. How to reconstruct a city centre? What are the opportunities for the management of migration flows, and how to prevent discrimination and to promote contact and cohesion in culturally diverse societies? Questions like these are dealt with in contemporary public sector. In our globalized and complex network society there is an increasing need for experts who demonstrate analytical skills, connective leadership, entrepreneurial attitudes and a strong ethical compass to achieve innovative solutions for societal problems. The Master programme in Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam focuses on the research, analysis and management of societal issues. Choose your specialisation Please see below for information about the specialisations within this Master programme. Whether a specialisation is offered full-time or part-time is indicated accordingly. Governance of Migration and Diversity What is this specialisation about? Migration and diversity are key factors in one of the most fundamental transformations of society today. This transformation does not involve just migrants; it involves society at large. Migration and diversity play a key role in almost any domain of today’s society, at many different levels and in various types of organisations. They play a role in education, housing, labour, international relations, they are on the agenda of the United Nations, the European Union, the national government and increasingly also the local... [-]

Master in European Affairs (Dual Degree with University of St. Gallen)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

Mastering several languages and being familiar with different European cultures – these are but two essential competences required in a world in which the national dimension is losing importance, giving way to international perspectives. [+]

Master in European Affairs (Dual Degree with University of St. Gallen) Dual degree - University of St. Gallen Mastering several languages and being familiar with different European cultures – these are but two essential competences required in a world in which the national dimension is losing importance, giving way to international perspectives. On the job market, experts are looked for who offer the following qualities: they need a pluridisciplinary education that allows them to better grasp the contemporary global stakes, and they should be able to work in an international environment. In this context presenting a dual degree from two top European institutions is major advantage. This is why Sciences Po and the University of St. Gallen (HSG), both members of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), have create a dual degree programme which allows students to obtain, after two years of study, the University of St. Gallen's Master of International Affairs and Governance and the Sciences Po Master's degree (at Sciences Po, different programmes can be chosen: International Affairs (several specialisations available), Public Administration, European Affairs, International Business). The programme intends to a high-level education preparing the students and future decision-makers for international-focused jobs, both in the private and public sectors. These job profiles require excellent general knowledge and specific knowledge in the political, economic and social realms. The year spent in St. Gallen completes the study of international affairs and governance with solid competences in finance, management and international business. Goals and Opportunities The dual... [-]

MSc international studies

University of Siena
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Siena

The Master of Science in International Relations aims to provide knowledge of the methodology and content of cultural, scientific and vocational training in the following areas of learning: Historical, economic, law, political science, linguistic. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. MASTER DEGREE OPEN DAY 8 MAY 2017 AULA MAGNA RETTORATO (Banchi di Sotto, 55 - Siena) FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ On Monday, 8th May 2017, the doors will open at Siena University in order to discover the University's Master Degree programmes. Starting at 9 am in the Aula Magna of the Palazzo del Rettorato, the Presidents of the Teaching Committees for Study Courses and the Deputies for Vocational Guidance and Counselling Services will present the range of advanced courses of the University of Siena. If you have just completed a three-year degree programme and you wish to specialise, the Open Day is an opportunity to discover your path within a wide offer of training courses which includes 29 master degree programmes, including 13 in English, and which ranges from humanities to sciences. The English graduate programmes will be presented in English. The presentation will be streamed live on the University portal at http://live.unisi.it/ During the event, you will also be able to contact the tutor students in attendance by Skype for explanations and information at the following accounts: unisi.orientamento unisi.orientamento2 ECONOMY, LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIAL SCIENCES AREA from 09:00 to 09:40 am Presentation of the master degree courses by the Heads of the Department of Political Economics and Statistics, Prof M. Vasta, and the Department of Business and Legal Studies, Prof R. Di Pietra, or their Deputies: - Finance - Economics... [-]

Master of Science in Leadership and International Affairs

Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland
Campus or Online Part time February 2018 Switzerland Zurich

The Master of Science in Leadership and International Affairs (MSLIA) at ALSS is a political leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective political leadership and international affairs in a rapidly changing, global politics. [+]

The Master of Science in Leadership and International Affairs (MSLIA) at ALSS is a political leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective political leadership and international affairs in a rapidly changing, global politics. Effective leadership is essential to the success of any endeavor in political domain. Countries, government agencies, international political organizations and political parties need valuable leaders who can identify, promote, and accomplish political goals and objectives. In this context, MSLIA students will have the opportunity to gain the most recent knowledge from the leadership and international affairs, incorporated in this program, and become more aware of their own strengths, attitudes, and behaviors, and the effects they have on others as leaders. The MSLIA program also provides individuals currently in or seeking leadership positions with the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful leadership in international affairs. This program reflects our commitment to promoting community service, personal growth, conducting research and evidence based training opportunities for students.... [-]


MSc International Management and International Relations (September Start)

Oxford Brookes University, Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

On this unique master's degree you will develop your international management skills. You will do this alongside the study of international relations and the current economic, political and social situation. [+]

MSc Degrees in International Relations. On this unique master's degree you will develop your international management skills. You will do this alongside the study of international relations and the current economic, political and social situation. This will increase your understanding of the global environment in which the business, government and non-governmental organisation (NGO) sectors function. This course is ideal if you are looking to work within a policy development role, to become a manager in the business, government or NGO sectors or are seeking to study further. Available start dates September 2017 September 2018 Teaching location Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane / Wheatley Campus Course length Full time: 12 months Part time: 2 years Why choose this course? Employability: You will develop an understanding of decision making and business communications in different cultural environments around the world, providing a base from which to develop an internationally-focused career.You will also gain practical experience by working on a live international consultancy project for a commercial or not-for-profit organisation. You will have the opportunity to go on field trips to study organisations in other countries. The International Relations Department provides specialised training in the key theories and concepts of advanced International Relations, including the application of these to real world cases and issues. Their teaching covers the central foundations of the contemporary study of International Relations which has now grown beyond the traditional concern with inter-state relations. Teaching and Learning: Oxford Brookes University Business School offers a great environment for studying International Management and... [-]