Master in Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics

Program Description

Master in Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics

"Expand your knowledge on politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem solving, time management, communication, presentation, and writing skills."

Why Choose This Program?

This program is designed to improve your future job prospects in a competitive market. The program has a broad and exciting curriculum with the aims of providing cutting-edge knowledge on contemporary political, legal, economic, sociological perspectives, events and problems. This program also offers a solid foundation in research methodology and data analysis that will support you throughout your career.

Other Key Issues

  • 15 years of experience
  • English-only education
  • Program organized in three semesters
  • Convenient weekday evening classes between 18:30-21:30 pm
  • A wide range of interdisciplinary courses
  • International faculty and students
  • International mobility opportunities
  • Tuition per course credit

Career Prospects

Our program will prepare you for a diverse range of job opportunities in:

  • Academia
  • Research Institutions
  • Consulting companies
  • Public Sector
  • Communications
  • Journalism
  • International Non-Governmental Organization

Core Courses

  • Research Methods
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Theory
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Contemporary Debates in Global Politics

Examples of Elective Courses

  • Turkey-EU Relations
  • International Security
  • Public Opinion
  • Middle East Politics
  • Turkish Political Thought
  • Gender Politics
  • European Politics

Application Requirements for International Students

Who can apply?

  • Foreign nationals
  • Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203)
  • Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status
  • Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate.

Who cannot apply?

  • Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
  • Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
8,500 USD
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Locations
Turkey - Balçova, İzmir
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
Turkey - Balçova, İzmir
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Payment method: 3 installments /paid per semester