Masters in International Relations

Best 144 Masters Degrees in International Relations 2017

International Relations

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The academic study of the relationships that form between the many nongovernmental organizations, countries, multinational corporations and states around the world is known as international relations. Common topics include terrorism, nuclear proliferation and human rights.

 

Master's Program in International Relations

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Online Master in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Creighton University Online
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 - 24  September 2017 USA Omaha

Creighton University’s Online Masters in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution develops strong leaders across a variety of industries that can systematically break down problems, mediate different points of view, and collaborate towards innovative solutions. [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations. Creighton University’s Online Masters in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution develops strong leaders across a variety of industries that can systematically break down problems, mediate different points of view, and collaborate towards innovative solutions. The program is offered by the Werner Institute at Creighton University School of Law, ranked by The Princeton Review in its Best 169 Law Schools (2015). Concentrations Organizational Collaboration and Conflict Management International Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Health Care Collaboration and Dispute Resolution The flexible program enables students to complete their degree completely online in 18-24 months. The program also includes two 5-day residencies at Creighton’s campus in Omaha, Nebraska giving students an opportunity to practice their skills in role-playing simulations and group exercises. Students also complete a practicum experience in a professional or organizational setting that you choose. Partnership with Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Creighton students and recent graduates receive ACR membership for $50 per year, a tuition break of $200 per semester, as well as other discounts towards publications and conferences. [-]

Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time April 2017 Japan Beppu

Many people regard the 21st century as the “Asia Pacific century” as a result of the region’s continuous and robust growth. The region’s prominence can be witnessed through its increasing political power in the G-20 and economic interdependence that boosts steady growth. [+]

Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies The Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. The program encourages students to analyze complicated and ever-changing sociocultural conditions and international issues, pursue feasible solutions and pave a path to a prosperous future for the region. Students accumulate professional knowledge and insights, interpret complex facts in objective and systematic manners and provide insightful solutions to problems. A broad range of issues are addressed in the two divisions: International Relations and Society and Culture. The courses taught under this program consist of four pillars: analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented intensive seminar courses. This program nurtures students’ research skills, including the ability to formulate frameworks for analyses, collect and analyze data, and test arguments and hypotheses. Students are expected to conduct research under a specific theme in a systematic manner throughout their studies. At the end of the program, students must submit a thesis or report on a theme of their choice, which they have developed under personal guidance from their supervisors in the seminar courses run throughout the program. During the process, they are encouraged to conduct field surveys in the Asia Pacific region. Divisions International Relations (IR) The International Relations (IR) division is aimed at expanding the students’ empirical knowledge base and sharpening their analytical and theoretical thinking regarding social, political, economic and security phenomena in the globalizing world. The courses in this division provide a useful knowledge base for both academic-bound students and practitioner-bound students with intended careers in security, diplomacy and media. While taking subjects such as international security, international law and conflict resolution, students will also focus on writing a thesis or research report. Major Subjects Regionalism and Globalization International Law International Political Economy Comparative Politics and Government Special Studies (International Relations) Conflict Resolution International Security Society and Culture (SC) The Asia Pacific is one of the most rapidly developing regions in recent decades. To capture the patterns of social and cultural changes occurring, the Society and Culture (SC) division is devoted to promoting comparative academic research on the region. Students can acquire practical skills in formulating and conducting research using theories and methods developed in sociology, cultural anthropology, media and communication studies. With knowledge concerning social and cultural backgrounds of the countries in the regions, it enables students to have greater employment opportunities in government, industrial, commercial and academic institutes. Major Subjects Changing Social Landscapes Media and Communication Migration and Trans-nationalism Social Organizations and Institutions Sociology and Everyday Life Special Studies (Society and Culture) Cultural Change For further information regarding the Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies, please visit: http://en.apu.ac.jp/home/study/content25/ ... [-]

Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students seeking a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations, and international agencies. [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations.

The Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and are skilled at integrating the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic, and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a result-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors.

 

Curriculum

The MIA programme is based on a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates the diverse perspectives constitutive of economics, political science, business administration and law.... [-]


Master of International Relations

Macquarie University
Campus or Online Full time January 2017 Australia North Ryde

Do you want an international career in the private or public sector, NGOs, communications or international business? Develop an in-depth understanding... [+]

Master of International Relations

Do you want an international career in the private or public sector, NGOs, communications or international business? Develop an in-depth understanding of international relations with our flexible and ‘real-world’ focused degree. You will explore the issues and processes of specific regions and trouble spots, as well as study global institutions.

Key features

Develops your understanding of the political, social, economic and legal processes and institutions of the international system Lets you learn from leading academics in the fields of international relations theory, democratisation, human rights, globalisation, security studies, regionalisation, and global political economy Gives you access to our innovative Global Leadership Program so you can take advantage of student exchange opportunities Offers the chance to enhance your degree through work experience in an approved institution in Australia or overseas This degree can be combined with the Master of International Business, the Master of International Communications, the Master of International Trade and Commerce Law or the Master of Translating and Interpreting ... [-]

Master in Geopolitical Studies (GPS)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Geopolitical Studies (GPS) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which seeks to explore the dynamic relationship between International Politics and Human Geography, focussing on essential theories, thinkers and regions. [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations. Geopolitical Studies (GPS) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which seeks to explore the dynamic relationship between International Politics and Human Geography, focussing on essential theories, thinkers and regions. As newer boundaries are created between us and maps constantly re-drawn the world over, in a world that is still being described as borderless, it is therefore important consider why this is happening. The programme will combine the strengths of the Institute of Political Studies’ strongest departments, Political Geography and Security Studies to create a unique opportunity for students to focus on a key aspect of today’s Political study. The programme is deliberately structured to take advantage of the multidisciplinary nature of the Institute of Political Studies and the Faculty, and students will be encouraged to make connections between different fields of study, learning to combine a global perspective with attention to detail and local interests. It is an excellent stepping stone in developing an academic career in the field of Political Science, as well as a valuable source of analytical skills and practical background knowledge that can be applied in professional life. Highly focused on employability – outside speakers will provide networking opportunities. The programme includes discussions with experts outside the academy. The class offers an advanced grounding in geopolitics and security while allowing you to specialize in issues and themes of interest to you. There is a strong emphasis on skills development especially communication. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria In addition to the application, the following documents must be provided: 1. Copy of a diploma to show completed Bachelor's or Master's studies, or confirmation of ongoing studies in the academic year that those studies will be completed; 2. Transcript of marks and academic results from previous higher education studies; 3. CV 4. Motivation letter Confirmation of studies may be substituted with a transcript of marks, provided that these are from the same academic year as the application. All documents which are not originally in Czech, Slovak or English must be accurately translated into English. Conditions for admission The admissions commission will will assess applicants for study on the basis of the documents submitted and give them a ranking from 1 -10 points. The point limit for accepting applicants is set by the Dean. A pre-condition for being accepted is the completion of higher education studies. Information on the exercise of graduates A graduate of the GPS should be able to reflect, using his acquired knowledge of theoretical premises, on the dynamic of changes of politico-spatial relations, brought by the current economical, political and social development. The theoretical basis should allow for an independent analytical research of territorial issues, including their critical analysis, for the purpose of the public or the private sectors. Graduates are prepared to work in state administration, political parties, international institutions or in the private sector (for instance as consultants in multinational corporations). Theoretically oriented students can work as scientists or university pedagogues. [-]

MSci International Relations and Global Issues

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

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. [+]

MSci International Relations and Global Issues 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). Years one and three will follow the programme outlined in our BA Politics and International Relations degree 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 at least three modules from the international relations stream in your third year and can either choose to specialise further by adding more of the same, or broaden your knowledge base by taking modules from comparative politics and political theory. Once again you are permitted to take subsidiary modules during this year. Year four During your fourth year you can choose from a selection of masters-level modules offered by the school, which cover a number of themes and issues and all deal critically with current world events. You will be able to deepen your knowledge of the subjects which interest you the most and the dissertation element will allow you to strengthen your research and analytical skills as well as thoroughly explore a question you find intriguing. Additionally, if you have started a language earlier in your studies you will be able to continue with this. Entry requirements A levels: AAA not including general studies or critical thinking English language requirements If English is not your first language, you must fulfil, as a minimum, the following condition: IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any element Students who require extra support to meet the English language requirements for their academic course can attend a presessional course at the Centre for English Language Education (CELE) to prepare for their future studies. Students who pass at the required level can progress directly to their academic programme without needing to retake IELTS. Please visit the CELE webpages for more information. Alternative qualifications View the alternative qualifications page for details. Flexible admissions policy In recognition of our applicants’ varied experience and educational pathways, The University of Nottingham employs a flexible admissions policy. We may make some applicants an offer lower than advertised, depending on their personal and educational circumstances. Please see the University’s admissions policies and procedures for more information. Notes for applicants We are looking for students who have the ability and motivation to benefit from our courses, and who will make a valued contribution to the department and the University. Candidates for full-time admission are considered on the basis of their Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) form. Applications are considered solely on merit and academic potential. The selection process is normally based entirely on the UCAS application form - so it is important that this is completed correctly and fully. We do not normally interview applicants. Modules Typical year one modules Core modules British Political History Since 1945 Culture and Values in a Changing World Introduction to Comparative Politics Modern Political Theory Political Theory from Ancient to Modern Problems in Global Politics Understanding Global Politics Plus some subsidiary modules from outside the school to be chosen on arrival. Typical year two modules Year two is spent focusing on global issues in one of 25 partner institutions around the world. Typical year three modules Core modules Airpower and Modern Warfare International Politics of Race Re-thinking the Cold War The Rights and Wrongs of Climate Change Optional modules American Politics Comparative Electoral Systems European Union Politics Gender and Development Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain Identity, Territory and Political Conflict Immigration and Citizenship Intervention in Africa Parliamentary Studies Politics and Drugs Politics Placement Property and its Critics The War in Iraq Typical year four modules Core modules Dissertation Optional modules Comparative Democratic Development Designing Political Enquiry Europe and the Developing World Global Asia Grand Strategy International Political Economy Justice Beyond Borders: Theories of International and Intergenerational Justice Politics of South Asia Quantitative Political Analysis The Road to Guantanamo: the treatment and experience of prisoners, civilian internees and detainees since 1860 Secret Intelligence and International Security Terrorism and Insurgencies The Theory and Practice of Diplomacy War, Peace and Terror The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. The above list is a sample of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list. Year abroad The University of Nottingham has one of the biggest and most diverse study abroad programmes in the UK, and those who have studied abroad often say that it was the highlight of their time as a student. This course has been specially designed to include the opportunity to spend either your second or third year abroad. You can choose to study at the University's campuses in China or Malaysia or at one of our international partner institutions in locations such as Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and the USA (the choice will be governed by your academic progress). You'll get the opportunity to broaden your horizons and enhance your employability by experiencing another culture and will study similar modules to your counterparts back in Nottingham (teaching is in English). "I learnt so much in my year away at Monash University in Australia and really matured as an individual. It offered me a life experience I don't feel I could have gained had I studied my whole degree at Nottingham. I would encourage anybody with the opportunity to go on exchange to take advantage of it!" Benjamin Beck, MSci International Relations and Global Issues Careers At Nottingham you will acquire a strong academic foundation and a range of excellent transferable skills, such as the ability to study independently and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. You will leave us with specialist knowledge of international issues and political systems that will enhance your global career prospects. Our graduates develop careers across the private, public and charitable sectors. Private sector destinations include print and television journalism, broadcasting, television and film production, advertising, marketing and personnel as well as the commercial and financial sectors. Some go into party politics as parliamentary assistants, councillors in local government and even MPs; others work for the civil service and in research and data analysis. Third-sector careers include working for non-governmental organisations, charities and development agencies. Some graduates opt for further study or take vocational qualifications in postgraduate law or teaching. Average starting salary and career progression In 2015, 95% of first-degree graduates in the School of Politics and International Relations who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £21,728 with the highest being £35,000.* *Known destinations of full-time home first degree undergraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK. Careers support and advice Studying for a degree at The University of Nottingham will provide you with the type of skills and experiences that will prove invaluable in any career, whichever direction you decide to take. For the last three years Nottingham has been one of the two most targeted universities in the country by employers. Throughout your time with us, our Careers and Employability Service can work with you to improve your employability skills even further; assisting with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers. [-]

Master of Public Policy

International University of Japan
Campus Full time September 2017 Japan Niigata

The objective of this one-year intensive master’s program is to equip scholars with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of international relations, international development, and public management. [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations. The objective of this one-year intensive master’s program is to equip scholars with fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of international relations, international development, and public management. The main target includes employees who have more than 2 years of work experience in private enterprises and public institutions who intend to obtain a master’s degree at the professional level with a lighter academic research activity workload. Students who complete all requirements are awarded a professional master’s degree, the Master of Public Policy. Curriculum The curriculum of the one-year master’s program consists of a combination of required courses and elective courses: the former provides analytical and empirical skills and knowledge that are applicable to policy-oriented issues; the latter focuses more on specific aspects of practical and policy-oriented issues and expands the theoretical capability and descriptive knowledge obtained from the required courses. This combination allows the scholars to facilitate problem identification and problem solving in regional and international agendas. Policy Paper Different from the two-year master’s programs, scholars are not required to write a solid master’s thesis. Instead, they are required to write a policy paper on an important policy-related topic under the supervision of faculty members. This gives the scholars an opportunity to learn how to discuss their policy topic by integrating the concepts and methods that have been acquired during the entire one-year program as well as knowledge developed in their previous professional careers. [-]

Master in Political Science: International Relations and Transnational Governance

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

As a graduate of the Master’s programme in Political Science at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you will be capable of working effectively in a multidisciplinary environment: you will be familiar... [+]

Master in Political Science: International Relations and Transnational Governance

 

The masters’ programme Political Science  is a one-year fulltime programme (about 40 hours of studying per week). The programme starts in September. Upon successful completion, graduates are awarded the legally recognized title Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science. Political Science is a full-time course starting in September.

 

Study programme

Global as well as European governance have been intensifying. At the same time, the new millennium has also witnessed new forms of conflict as well as the apparent resurgence of interstate rivalry and geopolitics, as can be witnessed by the new arms race and in the increasing level of competition for natural resources.In this specialization you will become acquainted with the different theoretical perspectives from which these international dynamics can be analysed, and learn to apply them to topics of your interest.The Master’s in Political Science is a one-year full-time programme, taught entirely in English. It has a workload of 60 ECTS credits and features four specialization streams.... [-]


Master in East Asian Studies

University of Groningen
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

The master's programme East Asian Studies (one year, 60 ECTS) is a specialization within the Master's Degree in International Relations. It focuses on the political economy of contemporary East Asia, in particular the political economies of China, Japan and Korea. Students will be able to participate in courses taught by historians, economists, experts in international relations or law, and guest-speakers. They will gain knowledge on the top-three economies in East Asia and develop oral, written and research skills to analyze developments from a regional and global perspective. [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations. East Asia is the foremost dynamic region in the world. The University of Groningen offers a new International Relations Master's programme, focusing on East Asian states and markets, politics and economics, nationalism and internationalism. All studied from a contemporary perspective. How can we explain the dynamism and growth of East Asia? What are the opportunities and impediments for trade and investment? What could be said about national attitudes towards international cooperation, integration and globalization? The master's programme East Asian Studies (one year, 60 ECTS) is a specialization within the Master's Degree in International Relations. It focuses on the political economy of contemporary East Asia, in particular the political economies of China, Japan and Korea. Students will be able to participate in courses taught by historians, economists, experts in international relations or law, and guest-speakers. They will gain knowledge on the top-three economies in East Asia and develop oral, written and research skills to analyze developments from a regional and global perspective. Study abroad - For an average of 10 weeks - Maximum of 10 EC The University of Groningen has study centers in Beijing, Shanghai and Osaka and offers multi-faculty exchange programmes with various partner universities in China, Korea and Japan (max. 10 ECTS). Students can also propose a work placement in this programme (10 ECTS or approximately 2 months), for instance in a private sector company, international organization, embassy or NGO related to, or situated in East Asia. Previous Education - Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and International Organization (University of Groningen) ( direct admission) - Relevant other Bachelor's Degree:Students with either a university Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences (including - but not limited to - Economics, Political Science, Development Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Social Geography), or an internationally oriented university Bachelor's degree such as International Relations, Regional Studies, European/International Law, or (Modern) History are eligible to apply. All students with a non-Dutch degree must at first apply online. In addition to the standard required documents, the IRIO Admissions Board also requires: - a copy of an English language test result. All students, except native speakers, must have a minimum TOEFL score of 92-93 (internet-based), IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 per category, or a minimum Cambridge score of C1/B2. The only exception could be made for the students with a BA/MA diploma from a University in an officially English speaking country. - a copy of your Bachelor Thesis or another sample of academic writing (about 15 to 20 pages). In case your BA Thesis or essay is written in another language than English (or Dutch), please send us a 5-10 pages summary of it in English, translated by yourself. Job perspectives This degree has been designed for students who aspire to a career related to East Asia in international business, international cooperation, diplomacy, media and academia. Job examples - Business consultant - Manager - Lobbyist - Diplomat - Policy advisor - Researcher [-]

Master International Communication

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Groningen United Kingdom Leeds Italy Milan Lithuania Vilnius + 6 more

The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. [+]

Master International Communication: www.hanzegroningen.eu/mic Welcome to the Master in International Communication This double degree programme is offered in association with the Geert Hofstede Consortium. Four universities, all specialising in corporate communication and public relations in an international, professional context, have joined forces to form the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The consortium offers a unique joint master's programme in International Communication (MIC). The programme is a full-time study over three semesters (90 EC). You will study at two universities, with the possibility to study in the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom and Lithuania. Graduates receive two degrees and a certificate from the Geert Hofstede Consortium. The Master in International Communication (MIC) is a joint programme developed in close cooperation between the Geert Hofstede Consortium partners:​ Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands IULM University, Milan, Italy Vilnius University, Lithuania Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom The Master International Communication (MIC) is an ambitious programme for those who aspire to an international career in communication. Whether you have recently graduated or are currently working, the MIC prepares you for a career as a communication practitioner in senior managerial or consultancy positions, responsible for the external and internal communication of an organisation. Educational concept The programme has a competency based, hands-on approach. As part of a team, you will design communication strategies for clients needing results. Academic achievement is not enough to be successful in this programme. You will have to prove yourself as a creative problem solver, able to measure up to professional standards as well as academic excellence. Core programme The first semester introduces you to the full breadth of the profession. What are the roles and responsibilities of the communication professional in an organisation from a strategic perspective? Which main functional areas are there? How does culture influence communication? What is the relationship between the organisation and its international and intercultural environment? All assignments and projects focus on sustainability. Specialisations During the second semester you will complete a number of specialisations from one of the consortium universities of your choice. The specialisations change according to what is happening in the professional field. Hanze UAS, Groningen offers the specialisations the Issues Manager, Media Analytics & Global Societal Challenges and Big Date & Visualization, Intercultural Training & Project Management. The dissertation You must demonstrate mastery of those competences required to obtain the title Master in International Communication. You will choose a professional role and analytically solve a problem for an outside client (working in-house or as a consultant). The result of this project will be based on applied research and the use of an appropriate methodology. Every problem requires a solution from an international or intercultural perspective. One programme, two degrees The 90 ECTS study programme allows you to study at two consortium partner universities. Each of these will award you a master's degree. You will also receive a consortium certificate stating that you succesfully completed an international joint master's programme, developed with the support of the European Union. All degrees are fully accredited. Graduation profile As a graduate of the Master in International Communication you will be an interculturally competent communication professional able to work in a global context. You will be able to anticipate changes and develop, implement and manage sustainable and innovative solutions to communication issues. As a graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to work at managerial or consultancy level. Career prospects Nearly all MIC graduates have found a job either during or shortly after their graduation project. Graduates have found jobs as public relations managers, corporate communications consultants, marketing & communications heads and brand directors. Companies where our graduates have found positions include Google, Edelman PR, Ogilvy Group, Walt Disney, Hewlett Packard, IBM and ABN Amro bank. Entry requirements Bachelor’s degree in related fields: communication, humanities, social sciences, business, management, linguistics; Extensive work experience in related fields may also be considered. A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.5 and no subscores below 5.5 or TOEFL ibt total of 90 with minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing. Your IELTS or TOEFL must not be older than two years. [-]

Degree In International Relations

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Cagliari

For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: International organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multidisciplinary preparation, conjugated ... [+]

Master's Degrees in International Relations. For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level; public industry. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy; private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency. final test characteristics The final test is run on the achievement of the educational goals of the course of study. The Currency Commission degree the candidate as a whole, having regard both to the conduct of the final examination is to other elements, such as the curriculum of the studies, the completion of the university course times, independently applying specific rules established by the reference structure. To be admitted to the final must have attained all the credits in courses provided by the syllabus except those relating to the final examination. The final examination consists in the preparation and discussion of a written dissertation, in a foreign language, concerning the analysis of a case, design or research activity on a chosen topic within the course of studies or teachings resulting from the internship experience. The thesis has to distinguish itself for methodological rigor, mastery of the topics and the originality of the contribution. It must express the acquisition of knowledge of the qualifying course, the ability to read on their own problems and solutions set in the light of the information and proposals reached in the European context as well as the achievement of a good level of written and oral communication. For the purpose of overcoming of the degree it is necessary to achieve the minimum score of 66 points. The Commission has 7 points, 6 of which are to be given following the assessment of merit on the elaborate quality and rewarding one as in the case of graduation in progress. Any attribution of praise, in addition to a minimum score of 110 points, is subject to the established importance of the results achieved by the candidate and the unanimous assessment of the commission. The chairman of the committee responsible to ensure full regularity in the performance of the test and the adherence of the final assessments to the general criteria established by the competent bodies in the course of study. The conduct of the final graduation exam is public and the public is the act of the proclamation of the final results. The discussion of the final examination for the conferment of the degree is public. Skills required for access For all students, access is subject to possession of curricular requirements, defined in the academic regulations of the course of study. Regardless of the curricular requirements for all students is expected to occur prior preparation, with procedures defined in the academic regulations. There are no debits or additional educational, it is accessed. employment and career opportunities for graduates Generic profile For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: - international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level; - public sector. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy; - Private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency. Applying knowledge and understanding General Area Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to apply their knowledge both in the context of the world of work both in research. Students will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of the problems in relation to all the typical problems that may arise in relations between the international and diplomatic actors in Europe and from outside Europe. In addition, they will be given the opportunity to acquire skills in solving problems and issues related to both disciplines and fields of study known, both with respect to new or unfamiliar (even interdisciplinary field) related to their course of study. acquisition mode teaching equipment and the ability to apply knowledge and understanding will be made possible thanks to the exercises provided in most lessons. The skills of analysis and problem resolutions will be acquired through the presentation of cases in exercises and through guided simulations during specific seminars. verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises, simulations of cases and workshops; intermediate tests; final exams. The thesis will allow students to test their ability to apply knowledge and understanding through an original search path. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will also develop their skills through practical experience. Knowledge and understanding General Area Graduates of the course, following the theoretical framework and methodology courses and taking cognizance of the main reference texts of historical and institutional disciplines, political and relational and legal-internationalist, can adequately develop their ability to understand and acquire the necessary knowledge . Expected results: All students will have acquired an interdisciplinary knowledge base that will allow the understanding of the fundamental dynamics of globalization. In particular, graduates of the Class LM / 52, using the skills and methods acquired, will have a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the internationalist and diplomatic disciplines, as well as extensive expertise of the typical problems of Asia and Africa. They will have in-depth, also from a historical and legal point of view, issues related to the contingencies related to crises and the emergence of new rights (multiculturalism, biodiversity, environment). Also thanks to the multidisciplinary training base and strengthening matured in any experience at facilities that operate in internationalist sector, will acquire mastery of issues and capacity analysis and critical elaboration, also useful for the contribution they can make if inserted in centers research or ad hoc projects. In addition, they will be able to use a medium-high level and the English language is a second language of choice (European or non-European). These substantive and methodological knowledge acquired will allow finally graduates to program specialization courses in the field of master of 2nd level or PhD. The teaching methods used and the main instruments available, through which facilitate the acquisition of such knowledge and therefore the achievement of the objectives of knowledge and understanding, consist of: - front / institutional lessons, supported by teaching cards and even audio and tools video. Classes are conducted in order to enhance the learning valuable contribution represented by the active involvement of learners through discussion and debate and the space reserved for in-depth inquiries (seminars, workshops, videoconferences); - Seminars, workshops, video conferences on specific issues addressed in collaboration with experts, opinion leaders, institutional and corporate representatives, articulated in order to promote knowledge and understanding of phenomena relating to international scenarios. The verification of the achievement of the expected learning outcomes is based on a monitoring process that allows teachers to take on the necessary information to assess the level of learning achieved and possibly restructure the load and the modes of delivery of each teaching unit for what regards lectures. The monitoring of learning achievements is conducted: - the ongoing training process through structured testing (written and / or oral, elaborate research, project work, etc.) Given at the end of individual teaching units; - The term of the course through the assessment of the thesis. Learning ability Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (degree and Global Governance System) course at the end of their studies, thanks to methodological, dynamic and modern instrumentation acquired knowledge, they will have gained solid autonomous learning ability also might be used for a constant update ( also work), methodological and content. Graduates will mature high skills for the selection and analysis of the data subject of his study, as well as their processing. The cultural and methodologies acquired, as well as a good knowledge of the English language, which will add to the learning of a second foreign language, will provide access to both paths of graduates of advanced improvement, even abroad, both master 2nd level as well as in activated doctorates in the fields of politics and international relations, European studies and beyond, the international cooperation. Capture mode and teaching tools: Throughout the instruments indicated in relation to other descriptors should ensure the achievement of all expected results and therefore of educational goals and specific. verification: Evaluation of written papers and dissertations to completion of the Program. The dissertation allows students to test their ability to learn undertaking the original research. Making judgments Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: make decisions and deal with situations of complex type with the ability to integrate their own knowledge, even in the face of data and partial information; reflect on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge; act according to the principle of accountability and non-discrimination. Judgement will be enhanced with learning methodologies that will favor the comparison and the original contributions and implementing practice of self-assessment and evaluation of the course. Capture mode and teaching tools: Lectures, exercises, simulation of cases. Seminars will also be provided to be used as part of the credits to be chosen. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will develop their independent judgment through practical experience. verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises and case simulations; intermediate tests; final exams. Judgement will be explicitly evaluated by thesis, in which the graduate must demonstrate mastery of the subject matter and know originally developed with independent judgment and critical thinking skills. communication skills Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: prepare reports and reports on the issues and research activities; communicate in public; manage corporate communication in the interests of transparency of public action, according to the principles governing the information activities of the Public Administrations and communication; use the English language, with reference to specialist vocabulary; use a second foreign language among those given, with reference to specialist vocabulary. Capture mode and teaching tools: It is the responsibility of teachers, in the course of lectures and exercises, stimulate students to the disclosure of information acquired during the course and expression of their ideas; in some disciplines will be provided for group work during which students will be guided to the presentation of cases; They will also provide written papers. As for the language learning is based not only on lectures, on laboratory exercises during which students will converse and support, both in writing and orally, arguments using the jargon. It will be also encouraged the use of texts or teaching material in English in the preparation of the exams. verification: Presentation and discussion in the classroom and in the laboratory processed, simplification exercises of language, intermediate and final testing evidence. Skills associated with the function. Generic profile The responsibilities created by the degree course and that constitute the initial patrimony of his graduate start of his professional activity, respond consistently to the question that arises from the euro-Mediterranean integration policies, the strengthening of political cooperation and economic integration policies with Africa and Asia and the opportunities provided by international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Furthermore, the specific skills allow him to match the profile sought by the initiatives of the European Union and local development programs. In this phase, graduates can compete for profiles that provide a consistent basic training, adequate linguistic knowledge and the ability to cooperate, according to the methodology shared international and national scale, the achievement of specific objectives. Function in the context of work Generic profile The skills acquired in the Master's degree in International Relations are a good preparation for participation in competitions for diplomatic and consular careers, to access university and research institutions, organizations, institutions and international governmental and nongovernmental organizations, businesses, organizations and businesses in various capacities and at public or private level operate in the international arena, offices of international relations and / or decentralized cooperation of local public authorities, administrative agencies and entities involved in local development. Description specific educational goals According to the general educational objectives of the course of the Degree masterful LM / 52 class in international relations, this educational project aims to provide a solid preparation in the spatial and conceptual frameworks as well as in historical, political, social, economic and legal system of the global (ie the set of institutions, and the social, political, economic and cultural factors that characterize the international life in the era of globalization and with whom have to face national equipment). The course, then, is built to propose a route to be able to meet the demands of the new order of international relations and create the expert in international affairs and make him the ideal candidate for careers in international institutions, in diplomacy, in numerous variety of government agencies or non-governmental interacting with the phenomenon of internationalization. Specific educational objectives and description of the training The Graduate Program LM / 52 in International Relations provides students with a path of critical reflection and thematic analysis of the complex issues related to the international dimension of modern societies, with a multidisciplinary approach based on interpretations of historical-political, legal and socio-economic. This path is also enriched by the acquisition of a number of tools needed to explore topics chosen by each student according to their vocations and professional expectations. Consequently the course masterful LM / 52 in International Relations is mainly oriented to provide first-level graduates with an advanced conceptual and instrumental in the areas of international governance, analyzed with reference to the historical, legal, economic and social, and the complex system existing relationships, international (Europe and elsewhere), including state organizations and between them and the supranational regulations. Ultimately, the course aims to provide knowledge and tools that enable the student to istradarsi conceptually and to operate within the activities of the international community related to the dynamics and the multiple scenarios where you exert governance processes and that increasingly appear subjects to the influence of globalization. Specific objectives of the course are: upgrading of such knowledge and ability and that of their application in new themes or inserted in different contexts (Dublin Descriptors I and II); acquisition of independent judgment and the ability to integrate the knowledge needed to manage complex situations and assess all related elements, including ethical and social ones (Dublin descriptor III); enhancement of communication skills and in that of the same learning capabilities that enable it to continue further studies (Dublin Descriptors IV and V). The achievement of these objectives appears facilitated by an interdisciplinary basis of the path; by the contribution of Visiting Professors, the use of English in the course of some courses and from encouraging participation in extracurricular activities such as seminars; fulfillment of a part of their studies abroad through the Socrates-Erasmus and Globus programs; placements of particular importance in the context of international relations, such as those organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Conference of Rectors; internships in international governmental and non, in development cooperation agencies and research centers whose attention is focused on the phenomena studied in the international or transnational dimension. According to the Ministerial tables that provide for the detection of information and computer skills, these skills will be further developed in some teachings based on computer and multimedia lab activities, such as English Language. The course is To better respond to the complexity of the educational profile required by class and specialization required in the labor market, the training course is structured as follows: a first-year interdisciplinary specialization, including disciplinary sectors courses Economy Politics, Contemporary History, International Law and the history of political doctrines. This first phase of the path is completed by the Language and English as a second foreign language. The interdisciplinary approach is further increased dall'accorpamento of teaching modules that provides an overview of all the study and the content of the given disciplines. a second year of specialization that involves the teaching of disciplines strongly consistent with the training as part of the Disciplines ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, the Sociology of Economic and Labour Processes, the economic and political Geography, History of International Relations, Science Policy, Philosophy of Politics, History and institutions of Africa and the History and Asian institutions. The route is finally completed with similar or additional materials, with the activities chosen by the student and with the preparation of the thesis. It is noted that in the similar or additional types have been shown SSD also present in studies specific as the ministerial table already includes a number of areas and SSD, so the insert further distorts the educational profile of the degree program. In his characterization, in compliance with the stated objectives, the degree course presents both disciplines occidentalistico character is of African-asiatistico character, allowing the strengthening of the internationalist education and related methodological skills acquired in the first degree course, with a view the formation of a highly qualified professional profile in the context of the multiple aspects of international relations, in particular as regards the problems and their complex situations of an overall system. To this end there are multiple disciplines of SSD internationalist vocation and area studies (Africa, Asia, the Muslim world), essential for the purpose of a professional profile with knowledge and methodological skills useful: the planning and implementation of operational methods of high complexity with authorities and national public bodies, international and multinational companies; the design, implementation and monitoring of national, international and supranational related to the strengthening of governance and democratization processes; geopolitical analysis of international situations of particular importance and the formulation of intervention strategies. To make the graduate adequately provided with specialized and more operational skills will be encouraged internships and placements in organizations and institutions that operate in international relations (Europe and beyond). These activities may be carried out within the curricular subjects or those chosen by the student with the recognition of credits. The graduate of the LM / 52, therefore, will be able to operate with a large profit in a pluralistic and multicultural international context. It will be able to frame the contemporary international dynamics within a long-term perspective, in relation to the geopolitical specificities and in a comparative and transnational perspective. The same will have to master the analytical tools and institutional knowledge concerning the various areas in which they are required complex skills of international (European and international); also needed to identify the factors that produce, in international and national contexts, mechanisms of discrimination (racial, ethnic, religious, economic and gender). You will be able to analyze issues related to self-determination of peoples, the treatment of minorities and migrants, sustainable development. Will have interdisciplinary skills needed to plan and implement operational strategies too complex to fit into the staff of organizations and companies, national and international, public and private, operating in the international context (European and international). [-]

Master in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time Part time Switzerland

The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in international organizations, diplomatic services and private sector. Situated in the same city as the United Nations headquarters in Europe, the program takes full advantage of Geneva’s unique situation as a world capital of multilateral diplomacy. The MIR provides substantial resources for its international faculty and student body to network with international institutions (UNHCR, UNECE, UNCTAD, WTO, WHO, ILO, ITU, WIPO, WEF, ICRC) and diplomatic missions. [+]

KEY BENEFITS OF THE MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY Learning in a dynamic environment in Switzerland with a multicultural student body and faculty working in academia and international institutions; Providing knowledge and skills to analyze international issues, prepare policy reports and participate in international decision making via international conferences and meetings; Exploring the United Nations system, international regimes, regional agreements and technical cooperation between states; Gaining insight into multilateral diplomacy being in the heart of “International Geneva”. PROFILE The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIR) responds to the growing demand to train young professionals in Geneva for decision-making careers in international organizations, diplomatic services and private sector. Situated in the same city as the United Nations headquarters in Europe, the program takes full advantage of Geneva’s unique situation as a world capital of multilateral diplomacy. The MIR provides substantial resources for its international faculty and student body to network with international institutions (UNHCR, UNECE, UNCTAD, WTO, WHO, ILO, ITU, WIPO, WEF, ICRC) and diplomatic missions. MIR PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy program has four starting dates: September, November, March and May. Contents: In addition to core international relations courses, with a focus on the United Nations system and the European Union, foreign policy and geoeconomics, global economy and economic diplomacy, the Master of International Relations and Diplomacy curriculum trains young professionals for decision making positions with courses in international trade organizations and statistics, executive communication and negotiations, multimedia and internet. The Master of International Relations and Diplomacy is comprised of 14 courses taken over one year. Faculty: The faculty at IUG in Switzerland, is international in experience, practical in orientation and focused on their teaching. The faculty members are student-centered and committed to foster a stimulating learning environment. Study in Switzerland: Geneva is host to the United Nations and specialized agencies such as the World Trade Organization, and is oftern referred to as the capital of peace and diplomacy, making it an ideal place to study international relations. Learn more about studying in Geneva. AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK The International University in Geneva has established a strong network, developing exchange programs with 17 universities worldwide. Learn more about our international network. YOUR CAREER WITH YOUR MIR MIR graduates engage in decision-making careers in: international organizations and diplomatic services; corporate business and financial sector; media, NGOs and civil society. Career services: The International University in Geneva provides for counselling to assist students in their career decisions. The International University in Geneva provides for Career Counselling to assist students. MIR ADMISSION Apply online for the MIR program: Fill in the Application form. MIR entry requirements: Students applying for the MIR program must provide several documents. See the admission requirements. MIR TUITION FEES The tuition of the International University in Geneva, Switzerland, is CHF 36,400 for Master of International Relations graduate program. Learn more about Tuition Fees. The fees include teaching materials, cases and textbooks. [-]

M.A. in International Studies

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time August 2017 USA San Francisco

The world in which we live is indelibly shaped by global processes – from the interconnectedness of business and finance to ethnic violence to the struggles for self-determination. [+]

M.A. in International StudiesThe world in which we live is indelibly shaped by global processes – from the interconnectedness of business and finance to ethnic violence to the struggles for self-determination. The University of San Francisco offers a unique Master's Degree in International Studies - an innovative and rigorous program that provides students with in-depth knowledge about the changes that now face the global community.Courses in the Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) focus on development and the environment, political and economic aspects of globalization, human rights, peace and conflict, and international law and organizations. As an interdisciplinary program, students integrate and apply knowledge across disciplines in order to analyze global issues and problems.MAIS students acquire the skills needed for a wide variety of professions and fields, including international affairs, foreign service, intelligence and international organizations. Our graduates are also prepared to pursue further studies in a Ph.D. program.... [-]


Master in International Law, Foreign Trade & International Relations

Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) Barcelona
Campus Full time March 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Master has been developed for recent graduates in Law, lawyers who want to improve their law knowledge and practice in an increasing global economy scenario and other persons with interest in developing their career in the International Law framework. [+]

This Master has been developed for recent graduates in Law, lawyers who want to improve their law knowledge and practice in an increasing global economy scenario and other persons with interest in developing their career in the International Law framework. NEXT EDITION: MARCH 2016 The Master in International Law is an international postgraduate Law degree for recent graduates in Law, lawyers who want to improve their law knowledge and practice in an increasing global economy scenario and other people interested in developing their career in the International Law framework. The applicants must be able to attend and dedicate one year to the programme as a full-time student. It is also mandatory for all the students to have an outstanding knowledge of the English language, as English is the official language of the programme and therefore all the lectures are given in English. Thinking globally is the aim of the Master in International Law: globalization and economic crisis is transforming the practice of law becoming more international. Nowadays, even family business are likely to face complex issues involving employment and immigration law, international trade issues and sophisticated tax and health law regulations. Thus, the programme is designed to appeal to both local and foreign students who wish to obtain a specialist qualification in International law, international relations and foreign trade. The knowledge of International law is important to graduates for different reasons: public international law has taken into account the effects of globalization and the necessity of protecting general and common international interests; it is also a reality the importance of the International Community, and in consequence of international relations and foreign trade. The Master in International Law wants to reflect this broader perspective. In order to practice law with enough guarantees, it is necessary for the lawyer to acquire practice knowledge and the correct application of it. This learning mechanism can only be acquired in the Centres which are in actual contact with the main local and international Law Firms. With this simple but at the same time innovative principles, ISDE launches the Master in International Law (International relations and Foreign Trade). Structure The total duration of the programme exceeds 1200 hours. The programme is divided in two phases: The first phase begins in March and ends in June. It takes place at our academic headquarters. The method is based on a combination of study of cases and case study. The study of cases gives students a general approach to the different subjects of the program. At the same time this particular method develops students’ agility for legal reasoning. On the other hand, the case study consists in analyzing, deeply and precisely, those particular aspects which are especially relevant in international legal practice. This combined method aims at providing students with a work method which will allow them to face any kind of legal problem in future. This specific programme in International Law is completed by different common subjects that are essential for a lawyer and paying special attention to the International relations and Foreign Trade. The second phase begins in July and ends in November. Each student completes this phase at the premises of one of the collaborating entities of the Master, under the conditions and rules set by those entities. For this reason, the schedule for the Second Phase is subject to further modifications. Location and calendar The first phase of the Master in International Law Trade & International Relations. takes place in our Academic Headquarters in Barcelona. The students are obliged to attend lectures everyday plus the additional classes that can take place during also the mornings. The students shall take practical cases and exams related to the classes they have each week. Furthermore, the students could visit different departments of the top law firms in Spain and other institutions and companies. These legal offices and institutions are partners to ISDE. The second phase takes place in the law Firms, institutions or companies that have collaborated in teaching the program in the first phase. ISDE collaborates and works closely with institutions in the following countries: Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Poland, Canada, USA, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Costa Rica, etc. The critera used to appoint the institution that will receive the student consists in a detailed case by case analysis of the academic performance of the student, personal profile, and the previous acceptance from the receiving institution of that particular student. Admission process The selection process developed by ISDE aims to ensure the uniformity of the participants’ level in order to allow them all to perform a similar work rate adapted to the program requirements. Once a candidate has expressed his/her wish to apply for a position in one of ISDE’s Masters and therefore has submitted to ISDE a pre-requested set of personal data, a coordinator within ISDE’s Department of Admissions will be assigned to the candidate. This professional will be the in charge of the following-up along the whole admission process providing the candidate of any requested information as well as solving any doubt that may arise. [-]

Master of Arts (MA) International Relations

Webster Vienna Private University
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Vienna

The international relations curriculum is designed to enable the student to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the relationships among institutions of international governance. [+]

Master of Arts (MA)  International Relations

 

The international relations curriculum is designed to enable the student to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the relationships among institutions of international governance. Course-work provides exposure to legal, historical, and context-sensitive socioeconomic and political factors that are key elements in a study of this nature. Examination of the dynamics, structural characteristics, and humanitarian issues operating within the global community is included.

 

 

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Students who choose to take INTL 6000 must also take 3 elective courses, and students who choose to take INTL 6250 must take 2 elective courses, from any of the above international relations course options not used to satisfy the given requirements, or from any of the following business and management courses, or International Relations Elective Courses:... [-]