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MA International Relations

Webster Leiden Campus
Length: 14 months
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Leiden
Language: English

Program description

MA in International Relations

MA in International Relations - Webster LeidenThe 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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Admission requirements

Apply online at the Webster Leiden Campus website, or order application information by completing the Information Request form 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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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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Naji Allam   |   5/19/2017
Webster University Leiden enabled me to study in Europe at an American University. This opportunity linked me to international teachers, friends, and expanded my network. It enriched my global understanding that allowed me to join an international organization.
Jamie Lee Jarrett   |   5/19/2017
The International Relations Master’s Program offers me the in-depth knowledge about international politics that I have always dreamed of getting. The program is preparing me for my future career goals and plans in IR. I have met students from all different kinds of backgrounds and due to the fact that the campus in Leiden is so small, I have...
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Webster Leiden Campus

Boommarkt 1
2311 EA Leiden
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