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MA in International Relations
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.
Students who complete this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of several sub fields of the discipline.
- Demonstrate strong research skills.
- Critically analyze international events and issues.
- Apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
- Develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field by having the necessary education.
Apply online at the Webster Leiden Campus website, or order application information by completing the Information Request form below.
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
Tuition & fees
Students in the MA in International Relations program will be charged a tuition fee of €1,770 per 3-credit hour course. The INTL program consists of twelve 3-credit courses in total.
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Welcome to Webster Leiden Campus
Webster Leiden Campus is the only accredited American University in The Netherlands, offering Bachelor and Master programs. The university has over 100 campuses in the US, Europe (Austria, Switzerland, UK and The Netherlands) Asia (China, Thailand), and Africa (Ghana). Webster University...
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