Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Diplomacy
Some people are born diplomats. They can resolve any crisis and charm their way out of any tight situation. Fortunately, these are skills that can be acquired. Learn the silver art of international persuasion and open the door to a global career.
Political and economic problems today invariably transcend national and international boundaries yet the dynamics of the contemporary international environment, its complexity and interconnectedness, presents an array of challenges for policy analysts, decision makers and scholars alike.
The Programme is intended to elucidate the role of cooperation, collaboration, foreign policy, international law and diplomacy among others as the main vehicles for systematically addressing the broad cluster of issues that affect the entire world and in particular, the most troubled hotspots, with regional consequences.
The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (BIRDS) is a 3 year-long, full-time undergraduate course of study. It is a multi-disciplinary programme which has been designed for those engaged in, or planning to embark upon, a professional career requiring international expertise in government, non-profit, corporate or academic environments.
It equips students with the knowledge, skills, competencies and exposure they need in order to pursue a life in government, business and journalism and at international organizations and law firms, or to continue with graduate studies in political science and international relations.
The programme covers the fields of international politics, international economy, international law, comparative politics, diplomatic history, as well as diplomatic theory and practice.