Master in International Relations in Sweden

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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.

 

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

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Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with Stockholm School of Economics)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Sciences Po and SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), both APSIA -Association of Professional School of International Affairs- members, have come together to offer graduate students a cross-disciplinary dual degree... [+]

Best Masters in International Relations in Sweden 2017. Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with Stockholm School of Economics) Dual Degree - Stockholm School of Economics A high standard collaboration Sciences Po and SSE (Stockholm School of Economics), both APSIA -Association of Professional School of International Affairs- members, have come together to offer graduate students a cross-disciplinary dual degree, leading to a Master's degree from Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po and either the MSc in Economics, the MSc in Finance or the MSc in Business & Management from SSE, thus uniting their efforts in an area they both excel in. This specific 2-year framework is based on mutual recognition of existing curricula at each school. It offers a top-level education in the area of international affairs and economics to participating students, giving them the opportunity to develop a top-level career in diplomacy, international organizations or other areas of social engagement. Students enrol at both institutions and can thus benefit from a wider Alumni network. Programme of studies This programme involves one year of study at Sciences Po, focusing on International Affairs at PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs) and one year at SSE, studying Business administration, Finance and/or Economics. On completion of their studies, successful candidates will receive two master’s degrees, one from each institution. This Dual degree is a very demanding programme, with an intensive workload. The Dual Degree Sciences Po – SSE lasts two academic years. The first year will be spent at Sciences Po, focusing in International Affairs at PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs), in one of the 7 following Masters: International Security International Public Management International Economic Policy Environmental Policy International Development Human Rights and Humanitarian Action International Energy The teaching language is English, but French-speaking students are free to take a few courses in French. The second year will take place at SSE, in one of the 3 following Masters: Economics Finance Business & Management Application process Candidates to the dual degree apply through Sciences Po’s website. Online admissions open in October. Applications must be filled in online. This application is specific to the Dual Degree program and is not transferable to other programs at either institution. Students who wish to be considered for admission to other Sciences Po programmes must fulfil all relevant application requirements for those programs. Eligibility The dual degree is open to all candidates worldwide. Applicants do not have to be already enrolled at Sciences Po or SSE to apply to the dual degree. In order to be accepted to the dual degree, applicants should fulfil the requirements for the programs of interest at both institutions. Academic requirements - An undergraduate level degree (Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Sciences/licenciatura/licence) at the time of entry to Sciences Po. - A Masters level degree (magistr or magistracy, for example) for countries in which universities do not award undergraduate qualifications. - For applicants having attended German or Austrian universities, a Vordiplom/Zwischenprüfung/Diplomprüfung (the equivalent of 120 credits) and a complete year of students at postgraduate level/second cycle (Hauptstudium - the equivalent of 60 credits). - For applicants having attended Russian universities, a Bakalavr or Specialist qualification. - A verified GMAT score of at least 600 or a GRE test score of at least 155 (quantitative) with a recommended score for analytical writing (either test) of 4.5 or higher. Language requirements - Proficiency in English, verified through IELTS score of 7 or more, TOEFL total score of 100 or more (internet based) or a Bachelor degree from a program conducted completely in English. Students are requested to choose their specialization for the second year of the programme at SSE during the application process. Specific admission requirements: Theses are depending on which SSE MSc prgram students are applying to: - MSc Economics: applicants are expected to have successfully completed 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Economics, Business Administration and Political Science), with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Economics. - MSc Finance: applicants are expected to have successfully completed at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences including but not limited to Finance, Business Adminsitration and/or Economics), with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Economics, Finance, Accounting and Financial Management, and/or at least half of which especially in Finance. - MSc Business & Management: applicants are expected to have a Bachelor degree in any field of studies with at least 30 ECTS in Business Administration. A limited number of places in the program (up to 10%) are set aside for exceptional candidates with a bachelor degree in any field of studies but less than 30 ECTS in Business Administration. Such candidates should show extraordinary talent and outstanding achievements in areas like academia, work experience, culture, sports and societal contribution. Admitted applicants with a bachelor degree in subjects other than Business Administration or Economics are required to complete a specific one week Pre-Program prior to their studies (August). The Pre-Program is designed to give students key foundations in Business Administration. At Sciences Po, students must pay the normal tuition fees required by the university depending on their financial situation. At SSE, there are currently no tuition fees for European citizens. Non-European citizens must pay the normal tuition fees required by SSE. This is a dual degree with Stockholm School of Economics. [-]

MSSc in International and European Relations

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Linköping

The master’s programme approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance. It is suitable for students with a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives, with a special focus on Europe and Europe’s role in world affairs. [+]

The master’s programme approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance. It is suitable for students with a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives, with a special focus on Europe and Europe’s role in world affairs. Students will be equipped with the skills necessary to face the challenges of an increasingly competitive and globalised labour market. The programme also provides a solid foundation for further studies and research in the general field of international and European relations. Programme description The master’s programme approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance. It is suitable for students with a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives, with a special focus on Europe and Europe’s role in world affairs. Students will be equipped with the skills necessary to face the challenges of an increasingly competitive and globalised labour market. The programme also provides a solid foundation for further studies and research in the general field of international and European relations. The programme is divided into four components, each equivalent to one term: International relations European relations International governance/Guided internship Master’s thesis The curriculum consists of topics ranging from international law and security, to European institutions and Europe’s external relations, theories of international relations and organisation, foreign policy analysis, contemporary issues of international governance, and research design and methodology. During the third term, students have the option of either taking courses with a general focus on international and global governance, or to pursue a guided internship with an organisation of relevance for international or European relations. By the end of the programme students will have developed an independent critical approach to complex global, and specifically European, issues. Furthermore, students will gain the skills and knowledge to contribute actively to important developments, either as practitioners or as researchers. Students will also be able to: Understand the history, theory and contemporary implications of international and European relations, as well as the forces that drive developments Acquire the tools to reflect upon and analyse the dynamics of contemporary international and European relations Develop an in-depth understanding of issues regarding international governance and their significance Independently design a research question, conduct inquiries and then report on scientific matters within international and European relations. The programme staff are engaged in research concerning international theory and the development of international norms and institutions, European security and foreign relations, regional development, political economy, federalism, policy analysis and political theory. Career opportunities The programme prepares students for a professional career in governmental institutions and in international public organisations, as well as in the private and non-governmental sectors. Graduates from the programme can be found today in such institutions, working with various aspects from running policy programmes to scientific research. The courses also provide a solid foundation for further studies and research within European and international studies. [-]

Master Programme in Global Studies

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The Master Programme in Global Studies addresses a broad range of topics such as globalisation, ethnicity, cultural diversity, worldviews, conflict and sustainable development both from thematic and disciplinary perspectives. [+]

Master Programme in Global Studies, 120 hp

The Master Programme in Global Studies requires full-time studies of two academic years (120 higher education credits). The programme is inter- and multidisciplinary and addresses a broad range of topics such as globalisation, ethnicity, cultural diversity, worldviews, conflict and sustainable development both from thematic and disciplinary perspectives.

Disciplines that make up the programme are: Development Studies, Conflict Resolution, Global Gender Studies, Human Ecology, International Relations, Regional Studies (African, Asian, Latin American and Middle Eastern Studies), and Social Anthropology. All courses in the programme take into account a gender perspective.... [-]