Master in International Relations & Diplomacy

General

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Program Description

The International Business School, The Hague (I.B.S.H.) in The Netherlands offers a Master of Science in International Relations and Diplomacy. The two-year (120 ECTS) Master Programme in International Relations and Diplomacy offers a unique blend of academic education in international relations and political science. The programme offers special graduate education and training in international diplomacy and negotiation and is aimed at people who want to work in international relations between countries or as international officers in multinational companies. We offer a unique combination of theoretical training, practical exercises, and professional internship positions.

To help you understand how theoretical insights apply to real-world situations, the MA-IR combines core and elective modules that blend various teaching and learning methods, including lectures and seminars, workshops and simulations, as well as personalized assignments and numerous opportunities to explore, develop, present and debate ideas and aspirations.

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What to expect from IBSH Executive Master International Relations and Diplomacy

An accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Arts jointly awarded by I.B.S.H. and a university in the UK. Our programme is a solid and professional one, combining a strong background in International Law, Global Economy, and International Relations. Furthermore, the programme offers study abroad positions.

At the I.B.S.H. the courses are taught by experienced academics and distinguished practitioners with a background in international organizations, civil society, and business; in government and in diplomacy.

Our diverse faculty shares a deep humanitarian commitment, and a desire to encourage, challenge, and inspire students.

As a private university, the school is able to provide personal assistance and feedback and the opportunity to know your lecturer.

Besides that, you will be studying in a very international environment and there are opportunities to study abroad.

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Admission Requirements

  • 180 ECTS Bachelor degree (or equivalent)
  • Has a sufficient command of the English language (IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent)
  • Has written a 1500 word (maximum) motivation letter
  • Has met the additional requirements on legal residency
  • Has completed the Application Form
  • Has paid the programme’s registration fee and administration fee

For more information, check our website: www.ibsthehague.nl

Year 1

First semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

Introduction to Economics and Economic History

5

Business English

5

History of International Relations I (before 1945)

5

Principles of Management

5

International Business Law I

5

Total: 30 ECTS

Second semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

History of International Relations II (before 1945)

5

Theory of State

5

Computer Literacy

5

Academic Skills

5

Communication

5

Total: 30 ECTS

Year 2

Third semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

Globalization

5

Introduction to Public Law

5

Macroeconomics

5

Theories of International Relations

5

International Organisations

5

Total: 30 ECTS

Fourth semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

European Integration

5

Political Doctrines / Comparative Politics

5

Sociology

5

International Business Law II

5

International Political Affairs

5

Total: 30 ECTS

Year 3

Third semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

International Cultural Affairs

5

Peace Studies and Security Policy

5

Decision Making

5

International Communication, Meditation and Lobbying

5

International Demographic Problems

5

Total: 30 ECTS

Fourth semester

Module title

Credits (ECTS)

French

5

Research Method in IR

5

History of Diplomacy

5

Comparative Religion

5

Internship

10

Total: 30 ECTS

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Last updated May 2020

About the School

The International Business School The Hague (IBSH) is an innovative school of business and management established in The Netherlands and is based in the city of The Hague. The IBSH is unlike many othe ... Read More

The International Business School The Hague (IBSH) is an innovative school of business and management established in The Netherlands and is based in the city of The Hague. The IBSH is unlike many other business schools in that it has specifically designed its PhD-, Master- and Bachelor programs to challenge its students to become better business leaders. Read less