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Course Overview

Graduating a degree in International Relations is one of the key ways you can make the world a better place. You’ll have the opportunity to maintain positive diplomatic relations between countries, prevent international conflicts, and make sure things run smoothly between governments in our highly interconnected world.

But international relation specialists have a much broader set of career options in addition to politics and can get involved in fields like economics, social systems and cultural life of communities. All this makes International Relation studies a very versatile subject offering plenty of opportunities for ambitious international students. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
MIR 801 International Relations Theory 5
MIR 802 History of International Relations 5
MIR 803 Comparative Politics 5
MIR 804 Political Theory 5
MIR 805 Grand Strategy 5
MIR 806 Terrorism 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credit
MIR 811 Security Studies 5
MIR 812 The Global Economy 5
MIR 813 Conflict Resolution and Peace 5
MIR 814 International Political Economy 5
MIR 815 American Foreign Policy 5
MIR 816 Contemporary European Philosophy 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
MIR 821 Research Methods 5
MIR 822 International Organizations 5
MIR 823 Culture and World Politics 5
MIR 824 Identity Politics 5
MIR 825 Diplomacy in Theory and Practices 5
MIR 826 Oriented Philosophy 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
MIR 831 International Laws 5
MIR 832 Government and Politics 5
MIR 833 Cognition and World Politics 5
MIR 834 War in International Relations 5
MIR 835 Intelligence and Covert Action 5
MIR 836 Master thesis 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

  • Diplomat – Maintaining good relations between countries
  • Intelligence Specialist – Gathering state-critical information
  • Political Analyst – Explaining the political climate
  • Lobbyist – Promoting ideas to those who can make them reality
  • International Lawyer – Representing beyond borders
  • Communications Specialist in a non-profit

 

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