MA in Security and Diplomacy
The International MA in Security and Diplomacy is a one-year full-time program taught in English. The program comprises three semesters – From October to August. Most classes are held between Monday and Thursday, starting at 1:00pm, leaving the mornings and a long weekend free for self-study and extra-curricular activities. Students who choose and are eligible to write an optional thesis will be enrolled for a fourth semester.
The MA Program in Security and Diplomacy
Israel is at the focus of the world's attention in both security and diplomacy matters. It is also the center of enormous professional expertise in both these fields. Embodying that unique knowledge and skill, our program brings together internationally renowned scholars and former leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering students an exceptional learning experience in English. Educational tours and meetings with Israeli and foreign officials are incorporated into the curriculum. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to take up internships and other extra-curricular activities during their year stay in Israel. The program provides advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making and the shaping of security and foreign policy. The outlook of the program is global, with a special focus on Israel and the Middle East. At the practical level, the program prepares students for engagement in the international arena, defense bodies, international organizations (both governmental and NGOs) and international economic organizations.
- Bachelor's degree from any field from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Minimal final grade of 80, or the equivalent for candidates from schools or countries with a different grading system.
Students who are not native English speakers and who haven't completed their undergraduate studies in English will be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS test scores along with their applications. Minimal TOEFL requirements: 573 on the paper based test; 230 on the computer based test; 89 on the internet based test. Students may be asked to provide formal documentation that their undergraduate program was conducted in English.
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Last updated January 17, 2017