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Graduate programmes curricula

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ARGENTINA

BOTSWANA

  • Masters of Arts in Politics and International Relations (English)
    University of Botswana, Gaborone, one year
    Areas: International Relations, International Trade, Law, Africa
    Entry requirements: Minimum undergraduate degree in international relations, politics or any related discipline

CAMEROON

CANADA

  • MA Joint Program International Affairs/JD (English)
    Carleton University, Ontario, four years
    Areas: International Relations, Trade, Economics, Policy, Law
    Entry requirements: Students must apply separately to the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, at the University of Ottawa and to the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and be accepted by both institutions in accordance with the normal admission requirements of each program.
     
  • MA International Affairs (English)
    Carleton University, Ontario, two years
    Areas: International Relations, Trade, Economics, Policy
    Entry requirements: B.A. (Honours) degree in a discipline related to international affairs.
     
  • PhD International Affairs (English)
    Carleton University, Ontario, four years
    Areas: International Relations, Trade, Economics, Policy
    Entry requirements: Master's degree in a social science with at least an A- average.

CHILE

  • Magíster en Estudios Internacionales (Master in International Studies)(English, Spanish)
    Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile, 3 years
    Areas: Economics, International Relations
    Study of international relations in the broadest sense of the term, including governmental and non-governmental relationships in their political, economic, legal, social and historical dimensions.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree (Licenciado) or equivalent granted by a Chilean or foreign university

CHINA

  • PhD in International Relations (Chinese, English)
    East China Normal University, Shanghai, four years
    Areas: International Relations, Public Policy
    The PhD students should have a solid theory of international relations and a certain critical ability and creative spirit, familiar with the history and current state of international relations, the development of the discipline to master the latest research trends, can stand in the forefront of academic, application of advanced research methods and means for creative research, proficient in a foreign language, can read professional foreign language literature, writing and the ability to use English for international academic exchanges.
    Entry requirements: A Master's degree in international relations or in any related field or background

COLOMBIA

  • Maestria en Relaciones Internacionales (Masters in International Relations) (Spanish)
    Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Loza, Bogotá, 53 credits (one year)
    Areas: Development, International Relations
    The program features a highly flexible elective component, which offers students the opportunity to choose one of the three lines of deepening (multilateral policy and regional integration, international cooperation for development, international conflict, security and peace), and study a geographic area specific.
    Entry requirements: Undergradte degree in any related discipline; an interview
     
  • Maestría en Relaciones Internacionales (Masters in International Relations) (English)
    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, 4 semesters (2 years)
    Areas: Foreign policy, trade, economics, international relations
    The Master in International Relations seeks to stimulate reflection, analysis and research, regional, continental and global themes that characterize the historical period we live and determine the inclusion of Colombia in the international system.
    Entry requirements: Undergradte degree in any related discipline; an interview

ETHIOPIA

  • MA in Political Science and International Relations (English)
    Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, 2 years
    Areas: International Relations, Africa
    The objective of the program is to promote and carry out research in the field of international relations with focus on Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa and on selected emerging continental and global issues; meet the growing demand of internal and external stakeholders for skilled, professional manpower; serve as resource pool of teaching, research and training for governmental, non-governmental and international stakeholders.
    Entry requirements: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and /or International Relations and / or other related fields from a recognized university; Pass the graduate entrance examination; and satisfy all the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University.
     
  • PhD in Political Science and International Relations (English)
    Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, up to 4 years
    Areas: Political Science, International Relations
    The general objective of the PhD program in Political Science is to produce qualified and high-level professionals who could play a leading role in pursing higher-level research that is interdisciplinary in nature and thereby enhancing knowledge.
    Entry requirements: M.A. in Political Science and International Relations (as proof of satisfactory knowledge of English and subject area); a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.50 or above; MA thesis evaluation of “Very Good/Excellent”; Submission of a preliminary research proposal on a relevant theme for the Doctoral Dissertation, which will have to be approved by the Department Doctoral Committee (DDC); and two-years work experience (preferably in teaching);

KENYA

  • MA in International Studies (English)
    University of Nairobi, Nairobi, 2 years
    Areas: International Economics, International Law, International Relations
    Emphasis on subject areas of practical use and importance in the conduct of international affairs.
    Entry requirements: First degree with at least an Upper Second Class Honors of the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent qualification from another institution recognized by the Senate as being of a comparable academic status

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

  • Masters in International Relations (English)
    Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Moscow, 2 years
    Areas: International Relations, Governance, Economics
    The Governance and Global Affairs M.A. program may be especially useful for applicants interested in Russian domestic politics, state and legal systems, economics and international relations.
    Entry requirements: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and /or International Relations and / or other related fields from a recognized university.
     
  • Double Masters in Governance and Global Affairs and MBA (English)
    Moscow State Institute of International Relations (in collaboration with the University of Geneva), Moscow, 2 years
    Areas: Political Science, International Relations, Business
    Entry requirements: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and /or International Relations and / or other related fields from a recognized university.

SERBIA

SWITZERLAND

  • Master in International Relations/Political Science (English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 2 years
    Areas: International Relations and Political Science
    Engaging with multiple approaches and methods, students have the opportunity to take courses from a number of sub-fields, including regional and international relations and politics, comparative politics, political theory, conflict studies and more.
    Entry requirements: Undergraduate degree in economics, law, history, political science, development or related fields
     
  • PhD in International Relations/ Political Science (English and French)
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 4 years
    Areas: International Relations and Political Science
    The PhD is designed to prepare students for a career in international relations involving research, whether as a producer or a user of the research.
    Entry requirements: Master's degree or an equivalent qualification in a discipline relevant to the chosen programme and, to the extent possible, completion of a Master's level research dissertation

UGANDA

  • Masters of Arts in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (English)
    Makerere University, Kampala, 2 years
    Areas: Diplomacy, Economics, International Relations
    The program is structured into two categories; PLAN A and PLAN B. PLAN A is by coursework and dissertation and emphasis will be research skills and problem analysis to create knowledge. This option will enable other institutions in the country and region to train their staff for academic career development. PLAN B is by coursework and research paper. This alternative will be for students who are already middle executive in government, NGOs and other institutions but do not need rigorous research skills leading to a traditional academic master's degree dissertation. They instead require deeper analysis of aspects of diplomacy, foreign policy, political economy and security.
    Entry requirements: Minimum undergraduate degree in international relations, politics or any related discipline

UNITED KINGDOM

  • MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy (English)
    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London, one year (full-time)
    Areas: International Relations, Government, Public Policy
    Entry requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in any field or background

URUGUAY

  • Maestria en Relaciones Internacionales (Masters in International Relations) (spanish)
    Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, 4 semesters (2 years)
    Areas: Economics, Politics, Law, Regional Integration
    The program deepens their theoretical and practical training in international aspects of economics, politics and law, through the date and specific knowledge of the progress in these materials and methods and tools.
    Entry requirements: Minimum undergraduate degree in international relations, politics or any related discipline

ZAMBIA

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