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MA International Relations

Webster University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Law, public administration, public order and safety
Course summary The master of arts (MA) in international relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs.
Course description Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program can help prepare students to compete for work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended to students planning to pursue a PhD, or an academic career at another institution. Learning Outcomes MA in International Relations Students who complete this program will be able to: • Demonstrate a working knowledge of several subfields of the discipline. • Demonstrate strong research skills. • Critically analyze international events and issues. • apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs. • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. • Develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field by having the necessary education.
Study subjects Required Courses: INTL 5000 - Introduction to International Relations INTL 5100 - Research Methods and Perspectives Comparative Politics Cluster (2 courses) International Politics Cluster (4 courses) Concentration Area (3 courses) Final Capstone (1 course)
Course objectives • Demonstrate a working knowledge of several subfields of the discipline. • Demonstrate strong research skills. • Critically analyze international events and issues. • apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs.
ECTS credits 72.00
Duration 2 year(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, lecture, oral presentation, project, research project, research proposal, seminar
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About the institution

Department Global Politics
Information about the institution Webster University is the accredited American University in The Netherlands, offering Bachelor and Master programs. In our Bachelor program we teach according to the American Liberal Arts & Sciences tradition, i.e. a broad and diversified curriculum offering good opportunities for high employabilty. Switching majors after your first year of study is no problem, and each major allows access to a number of different Masters degree programs for which no bridging year is necessary. We have over 100 campuses in the US, Europe (Austria, Switzerland, UK and The Netherlands) and Asia (China, Thailand), and currently enable 22,000 students worldwide to achieve their educational and professional goals.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 2 year(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
26 Aug 2019 15 May 2019 15 Jun 2019
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)n.a.n.a.€ 21600
2020 (PT)n.a.€ 21600n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

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