Master Degree in Political Science in Asia

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Political Science

Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master of Political Science and International Affairs

American University of Armenia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Armenia Yerevan

The PSIA program at the American University of Armenia equips students with advanced analytical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through the study of political science and international affairs. [+]

Program

The PSIA program at the American University of Armenia equips students with advanced analytical reasoning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through the study of political science and international affairs.

The two-year Master’s degree in PSIA offers a curriculum that includes political theory, methodology, international relations, comparative politics, public administration, public policy, development policy, and political economy. Throughout the program, students are encouraged to think critically about issues from both a local and global perspective as they engage in analysis, research, writing, and leadership training. Courses place a strong emphasis on research and comparative methodology, analysis, and on bringing practical applications of theory into the classroom.... [-]


Baltic Sea Region Studies: European Integration

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Kaliningrad

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years. The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points. [+]

The period of study specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 2 years.

The study load of the bachelor’s programme specified by the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education is 120 ECTS points.

The programme is meant:

to develop general cultural and professional competencies necessary for the political scientist in order to work in the sphere of political science, external political relations, cross-border cooperation in the Baltic Sea region as well as within research and consultation activities related to the issues of cooperation in Europe, integration processes in the Baltic Sea Region and country studies. [-]

Master in International Law, Diplomacy and International Relations

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The Master in International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy has two specializations. Our faculty is composed of professors and law professionals from Paris-Descartes University, from Paris-Sorbonne University, from other prestigious European universities and academic institutions who have achieved worldwide acclaim. Highly specialized experts, diplomats and military experts will contribute to our student's strategic thinking and planning. [+]

This multidisciplinary programme has two directions:

The programme of International Law, Diplomacy, and International Relations introduces students to the frameworks and processes underlying international relations. You will learn the key intellectual tools that expose you to contemporary international relations. Specialist study modules focus on the forms of organisation, dispute settlement, the law of treaties, law of the sea and rules governing diplomatic relations. Additionally, you will study economic and financial relations, international trade, the economic law in its institutional aspects followed by international criminal and human rights law, environment and sustainable development and nuclear law. Students also explore the historical and geopolitical contexts of international relations, providing a working knowledge of tried and tested diplomatic techniques.... [-]


Master in International Protection of Human Rights

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Moscow

The Program “International protection of human rights” focuses on the study of international legal bases of human rights protection at the international, regional and national levels as well as on the activity of the human rights mechanisms of the UN system, on the regional systems of human rights protection, primarily, European, Inter-American and African human rights protection system. [+]

Master in International Protection of Human Rights

Period of studies: 2 years ECTS credits: 120 Language: English

Program description

The Program “International protection of human rights” focuses on the study of international legal bases of human rights protection at the international, regional and national levels as well as on the activity of the human rights mechanisms of the UN system, on the regional systems of human rights protection, primarily, European, Inter-American and African human rights protection system. Particular attention is paid to the implementation of the States’ international obligations on human rights at the national level. The methods of international legal and comparative legal analysis as well as interactive forms of students teaching are largely applied to the program. ... [-]


Master in Government Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Macau China Hefei + 1 more

This Master aims to comprehend the systemic process of political development and management, governmental structures and practices in regional, national and global contexts. The program offers theoretical and problematic leadership training for the new generation of government top officials and civil servants to enable them to understand and manage global changes, crises, disputes, and reform. [+]

This Master aims to comprehend the systemic process of political development and management, governmental structures and practices in regional, national and global contexts. The program offers theoretical and problematic leadership training for the new generation of government top officials and civil servants to enable them to understand and manage global changes, crises, disputes, and reform.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a licentiate degree from an accredited university or equivalent. The licentiate is the equivalent of a typical bachelor degree in North America, the UK, and Australia. Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.

Applicants are required to attend an admission interview. Then, depending on their educational background, applicants may be required to complete prerequisite modules to fulfill essential foundation knowledge in selected fields in order to qualify for master’s degree studies.... [-]


Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International) (IMCSP)

Lingnan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun + 1 more

Lingnan has launched the Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (IMCSP) programme to meet the increasing demand for such courses and to address the shortage of individuals with relevant comparative knowledge in the public sector. [+]

Lingnan’s new Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy course (International) (IMCSP) incorporates a focus on the study of development issues, welfare policy initiatives and good governance.

The forces inherent in globalisation, among them increasing economic competition and social change, show the value of studying the experiences of different countries and regions as a prelude to dealing with problems and issues that many of us now face together.

“Our lives have been globalised at an unprecedented pace through social media, cross-border flows of people, and the increased interdependence of national economies,” says Dr Stefan Kühner, the Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (IMCSP) programme director, “Governments around the world increasingly encounter similar policy challenges, but the specific solutions they adopt continue to vary considerably. Comparing the social policies and politics in different locations can help us understand if a country is typical or unusual and whether it is a leader or a laggard with regard to certain aspects of government policy and in meeting globally defined goals in economic and social development.”... [-]


MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 18 - 36 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

In the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, teaching and research cover many exciting areas in these two related disciplines (http://www.ln.edu.hk/socsp/). [+]

MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy

Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

The Department of Sociology and Social Policy has more than ten professorial members from six different countries. Since 2014, it has had 19 research postgraduate students from Asia, Africa, Europe and North America, including an outstanding record of six Hong Kong PhD Fellows. The department also offers taught MA courses, which are available to our research students. Members of staff currently have a world-leading or internationally recognised expertise in areas including:

Ageing, social gerontology Comparative policy including international education Economic and urban sociology; housing Gender and sexuality studies Health research, population; social well-being Hong Kong society and culture Income inequality and social stratification Justice and society; transitional and historical justice Religion, ethnic minorities Social and political thought; political sociology Social theory Application for Admission ... [-]

MPhil in Political Science

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 18 - 36 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Internationally-experienced faculty members have quality publication records and some are recognised as experts in their fields of study. Faculty members in the Political Science Department specialise in a wide range of sub-disciplines, such as the governance and public policies of Hong Kong and China, Asian-Pacific international relations, regional and global politics, public policy and environmental studies. [+]

MPhil in Political Science

Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

Internationally-experienced faculty members in the Department of Political Science have quality publication records and some are recognised as experts in their fields of study. Faculty members in the Department specialise in a wide range of sub-disciplines, such as the governance and public policies of Hong Kong and China, Asian-Pacific international relations, regional and global politics, and environmental studies. Particular strengths in instruction and supervision include Chinese reform politics, regionalism, global environmental politics, sport-politics nexus, Chinese foreign and security policies, Korean peninsula politics, and democratisation in Asia.... [-]


Executive Master in EU Studies

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2019 Belgium Brussels France Nice Germany Berlin Italy Rome Turkey Istanbul + 8 more

The Executive Master in EU Studies is a multi-disciplinary two-year (60 ECTS) curriculum, which offers flexible study paths and methods for professionals, postgraduates and officials who are pursuing their careers at the same time. [+]

The Executive Master in EU Studies is organised by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE – www.cife.eu). CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Most graduates of CIFE’s programme work for European institutions, international organisations and NGOs.

Our Executive Master – multi-disciplinary and flexible

CIFE’s Executive Master in EU Studies is a multi-disciplinary two-year (60 ECTS) curriculum, which offers flexible study paths and methods for professionals, postgraduates and officials who are pursuing their careers at the same time.... [-]


Master in Human Rights

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty of Law was established in 1996 at NSU. 50 students were accepted to full-time and part-time departments of Law specialty in the same year. [+]

Master in Human Rights

The specialty of Law was established in 1996 at NSU. 50 students were accepted to full-time and part-time departments of Law specialty in the same year.

The chair of Law subjects was organized in 1997 at Nakhchivan State University. Fakhraddin Nagiyev was the first head of the chair. The experienced lawyer, candidate on Law Subjects Najaf Orujov replaced him in 2001. The assistant-professor Shukur Mammadov was selected as the head of the chair from 2004. Ph.Doctor of Law Gahraman Behbudov leads from 2006.

14 staff work in the chair, one of them is a Ph.doctor, 2 are Ph.doctor on History, 4 are senior teachers, 7 are teachers. In addition, 5 teachers teach part-time, 6 teachers teach per-hour.... [-]


Master in International Relations and Diplomacy

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2019 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

International Relations –is an integral part of the science which learns different aspects of diplomacy history, international law, world economy and military strategy. The environment influences to the dynamics of international relations- both social and non-social environment. [+]

Master in International Relations and Diplomacy

International Relations –is an integral part of the science which learns different aspects of diplomacy history, international law, world economy and military strategy. The environment influences the dynamics of international relations- both social and non-social environment. Non-social environment means everything that existed before the creation of human society.

International Relations - a branch of political science, in which the states learn about each other and their relations with international intergovernmental organizations (BHT), multinational corporations (TMK) and other civil actors.

For the first time, the term "International Relations" included in scientific circulation by the English philosopher Jerami Bentam in the XVIII-XIX centuries.... [-]


Master in Political Science

Saint-Joseph University - Political Science Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lebanon Beirut

The Master in Political Science includes 120 credits over 2 years, including 20 credits for an internship or a research dissertation. [+]

The Master in Political Science includes 120 credits spread over 2 years, including 20 credits for an internship or a research dissertation.

Classes begin in September and end in June, and are divided into compulsory subjects and optional subjects.

1st year of the Master

The Common Core (60 credits)

Teaching Units (UE) (40 credits)

Political theory (5 credits)Theories of International Relations (5 credits)International organizations and cooperation (5 credits)Comparative Political Sociology (5 credits)Geopolitics (5 credits)Comparative Political Institutions (4 credits)Negotiation and Dispute Resolution (4 credits)Middle East: conflicts and stakes (5 credits)Civilizations of the Middle East (2 credits)... [-]

Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights

Saint-Joseph University - Political Science Institute
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Lebanon Beirut

The Arab Master is a unique one-year cross-regional programme. It is an intensive advanced course on Human Rights and Democracy with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. The programme spans over two semesters across the Arab World: one semester in Beirut and another in one of the partner Arab university. [+]

Interested in boosting your career in the field of Governance?

The Arab Master is unique one-year cross-regional programme. It is an intensive advanced course on Human Rights and Democracy with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. The programme spans over two semesters across the Arab World: one semester in Beirut and another in a partner Arab university. The programme has a special focus on the politics within the Arab region and allows direct access to research in Tunisia, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt and Lebanon.

The Arab Master is growing network of academics and practitioners working within the Global Campus on Human Rights and is linked to six other regional masters across the world.... [-]


MA in Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. [+]

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. Consistent with the philosophy and mission of the University, the Program aims to take a regional lead in providing support for peacemaking and conflict prevention schemes on the ground.

Initiated in Fall 2000, the master's program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution has the following goals and objectives:

Presenting students with an analytical perspective that will enable them to define objective parameters as well as the perceptual and psychological context of conflicts Equipping students with theoretical understanding and practical skills in conflict resolution so as to assist them in managing conflict situations creatively and constructively. Various approaches to conflict resolution and conflict management techniques are introduced, such as negotiation, mediation, problem-solving techniques, and track two diplomacy Encouraging students to apply their conflict resolution background to policy issues related to disputes in or among governments, organizations, civil societies, or corporations. The international dimension of the program considers the changing nature of diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. ... [-]

Master’s Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia'

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and economic development in modern Asia, predominantly South Asia and the Middle East, through comparative and international political economy, economic development theory, and comparative anthropological sociology. [+]

Programme Overview

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and economic development in modern Asia, predominantly South Asia and the Middle East, through comparative and international political economy, economic development theory, and comparative anthropological sociology. Its approach is grounded in the context of retrospective genesis methodology of Asian Studies.

The programme provides students with a range of skills required to understand the processes that are taking place in contemporary Asia. The programme is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary approach, which enables students to supplement area studies with courses on international trade, investment, and business, thus providing them with necessary tools to analyze economic, political and cultural issues relevant to Asian countries. A number of courses will focus specifically on relations between the Russian Federation and countries in the region. The programme's academic content is complemented by research projects and opportunities for language training.... [-]