Global International RelationsWebster Vienna Private University
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- Wien (Österreich)
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An undergraduate university diploma (BA,BS) or the equivalent thereof.
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Webster University's Global MA in International Relations provides full-time graduate students an opportunity to live, learn, and study at Webster's campuses in Leiden, the Netherlands; London, England; Geneva, Switzerland; Vienna, Austria; and either Bangkok, Thailand; or Beijing, China.
- Complete your master's degree entirely overseas in just 11 months.
- Learn from faculty who are experts in many facets of international relations.
- Study with current international relations students at each campus.
- Experience unique immersion opportunities at the United Nations, World Trade
- Organization, International Committee for the Red Cross, and International Court of Justice.
The master of arts (MA) in international relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program can help prepare students to compete for work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended to students planning to pursue a PhD, or an academic career at another institution.
Upon completion of the program, students should:
- Have a working knowledge of several subfields of the discipline.
- Have strong research skills.
- Be able to critically analyze international events and issues.
- Be able to apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
- Have the necessary education and develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field.
The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (MA) degree must include the following courses for a major in international relations:
- INTL 5000 Introduction to International Relations
- INTL 5100 Research Methods and Perspectives
- INTL 6000 International Relations: Theory and Practice or INTL 6250 Thesis
- Two courses from the Comparative Politics Cluster
- Four courses from the International Politics Cluster
- Three elective courses (9 credit hours)
Comparative Politics Cluster (2 courses)
INTL 5050 Comparative Politics
INTL 5580 Politics of Development
INTL 5600 Area Studies
INTL 5605 Topics in Comparative Politics
INTL 5625 Middle East Area Studies
INTL 5635 Western European Area Studies
INTL 5645 Asian Area Studies
INTL 5655 African Area Studies
INTL 5665 South and Central Asian Area Studies
INTL 5675 Central and Eastern European Area Studies
INTL 5685 Latin American Area Studies
International Politics Cluster (4 courses)
INTL 5400 International Political Economy
INTL 5510 Theories of International Relations
INTL 5530 International Law
INTL 5540 International Organizations
INTL 5550 War and Diplomacy
INTL 5560 U.S. Foreign Policy
INTL 5570 Comparative Foreign Policy
INTL 5700 Humanitarian Issues in International Politics
INTL 5800 Globalization
INTL 5860 Issues in International Politics
INTL 5870 International Law and Politics of Outer Space
INTL 5890 Terrorism in World Politics
International Relations Elective Courses (3 courses)
Any additional courses from the two clusters above, or any of the following:
INTL 5300 Field Work
INTL 5500 Professional Seminars
INTL 5610 Non-Thesis Readings/Research
INTL 5900 Advanced Research Methods
INTL 6500 Internship
Pre-approved courses (non-INTL) related to International Relations
MRKT 5000 Marketing OR MRKT 5010 Marketing for Nonprofits MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior
BUSN 5200 Basic Finance for Managers OR BUSN Financial Management for Nonprofits
MNGT 5210 Nonprofit Revenue Development
INGO 5000 Non-governmental Organizations
INGO 5100 Finance, Budgeting and Accounting for International Nongovernmental Organizations
INGO 5300 Human Resources and Staffing for International Nongovernmental Organizations
HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources OR HRMG 5010 Staffin, Volunteers, and Boards of Nonprofits
INTB 5000 International Business
INTB 5710 Cross Cultural Management
INGO 5500 Principles of Negotiation
INGO 5700 Grant Writing, Fundraising and Development for International Nongovernmental Organizations
INGO 5900 Project Management for International Nongovernmental Organizations
The required courses and electives listed in this core may be taken as directed studies, subject to the conditions stated in the Directed Studies section under Academic Policies and Procedures.