A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
The field of study that combines political science with the intricacies of subjects such as globalization, terrorism, ecological sustainability and global finance is known as international relations. Entities such as nations, states and governments are the main focus.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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The Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS-IA) is our leading executive international affairs degree. Incoming students are seasoned professionals with five or more years of work experience and our curriculum challenges them by digging deeply into the study of international relations, international political economy, public policy, environmental sustainability and Asia-Pacific security. Whether you’re looking to advance your global career or launch a new one, the MAS-IA provides all the tools you’ll need to excel. [+]
The Master of International Affairs (MIA) is a two-year, full-time degree program, focusing on the Americas and Asia. GPS students develop invaluable global perspectives through engaging with a diverse range of people and ideologies, sculpting skills and sensibilities that will shape future political and economic policies and strategies. [+]
The Middlebury Institute Master’s in International Policy and Development prepares graduates to bridge the gaps between policy and practice while addressing complex international policy and development issues. [+]
We at ISDE, whose pioneering commitment to the integration of students in law firms inspired the creation of the new Masters in Admission to the Practice of Law, believe that although the programme provides the practical training essential for the practice of the profession, there are two aspects that it does not fully cover : specialisation and training for the practice of international law. [+]
The Master in International Relations and Political Science is a two-year programme designed for students wishing to develop expertise in international relations. The programme prepares ... [+]
The Master in International Relations and Political Science is a two-year programme designed for students wishing to develop expertise in international relations. The programme prepares students for doctoral studies, research activities as well as careers dealing with different aspects of international relations which require strong analytical and research skills, whether in the public or the private sector.
Master in International Relations and Political Science
The Master in International Studies (MIS) is a two-year program designed for students wishing to develop expertise in international relations. The program prepares students for doctoral studies, research activities, and careers dealing with different aspects of international relations which require strong analytical and research skills, whether in the public or the private sector.... [-]
The Master in International Affairs (MIA) is an innovative two-year programme designed to provide students with a unique opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary approach to international issues. [+]
This innovative two-year programme - Master in International Affairs provides interdisciplinary training in international relations. It combines the theoretical study of international economics, history, international law and political science along with interdisciplinary seminars and professional workshops.
Master in International Affairs
In today’s rapidly changing world, strong analytical skills and the lens of complementary disciplines are essential to understand new dynamics and to design policy. In this perspective, the Master in International Affairs offers:a substantial familiarisation with at least two disciplines in international relations, and specialisation in two of the following three innovative themes: Global and regional integration, Security and conflict management, and Global society. an opportunity to acquire or enhance the technical and professional skills that are necessary for effective analysis and decision-making, such as quantitative methods, communication and negotiating techniques, and project management. ... [-]
This program is designed to provide students the foundation and knowledge needed for understanding the conduct of international relations. [+]
World politics has undergone a profound alteration over the past two decades. The collapse of the former Soviet Union, the evolution of the European Union, recent events in the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as the rise of non-state power centers, clearly demonstrate a significant paradigm shift in international affairs. The Cold War, which dominated global events for nearly five decades, is over. Yet, what replaces the institutions of that era is not altogether clear. What is clear is that the world community is increasingly interdependent, traditional identities and cultural norms are challenged, and new conflicts emerge.
The Master of Science in International Relations (MSIR) degree program is a 12-course, 36-credit-hour curriculum of study designed to provide students the foundation and knowledge needed for understanding the conduct of international relations. Students are encouraged to gain a wide-ranging appreciation for the political, historical, cultural, economic, and geographical factors that affect international relations. This appreciation is accomplished through an interdisciplinary course of instruction that draws upon a variety of resources. In addition, students develop methodological, analytical, and theoretical skills necessary for understanding and evaluating the impact of global and national issues on world events. The program offers courses covering an array of topical areas such as history, regional studies, comparative government, foreign policy studies, political economy, geography, conflict management, national security, international organization and law, intercultural relations, and developing states. ... [-]