MA in International Relations

United States International University

Program Description

MA in International Relations

United States International University

MA in International Relations

At the master's level, the International Relations program stresses an in-depth knowledge of world affairs and a thorough understanding of the research methods and theory of International Relations. All of the courses within the master's program offer students a complex and challenging course of study, enhanced by USIU's international student body and faculty population. This degree program prepares students for careers in the foreign service, diplomacy, government posts, international business, international organizations and private or non-governmental organizations.

Degree Requirements  33 units
Courses are three (3) units unless otherwise indicated.

Core Courses  15 units
IRL 6000   Research Methods in International Relations
IRL 6005   Advanced International Relations Theory
IRL 6200   International Organizations
IRL 6890  Specialized Seminar
IRL 6900   Thesis

Electives   18 units
Choose six courses from the following:
IRL 6002  Foundations of International Politics (Required for students with no or limited  background in political science or international relations.)
IRL 6010   Theories of Force and Conflict
IRL 6015   Issues of Conflict Management
IRL 6020  Techniques of International Diplomacy
IRL 6030   Issues of Development and Cultural Conflict
IRL 6035   Patterns of Cooperation and Conflict
IRL 6055   Advanced Theories of Development Foreign Policy
IRL 6075   Mechanisms of International Communication
IRL 6095   Intercultural Communication
IRL 6215   Principles of Peace and Nonviolence
IRL 6230  International Financial Mechanisms
IRL 6250  Foundations of Foreign Policy
IRL 6255  US - Africa Relations
IRL 6260  Foreign Policy Analysis
IRL 6280  Comparative Foreign Policy
IRL 6285  The Foreign Policy of Kenya
IRL 6290  Foreign Policy in Eastern Africa

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
6 semesters
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
5,200 USD
Information
Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Kenya Nairobi
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Duration 6 semesters
Price 5,200 USD