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MScPolitical Science: International Relations

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

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- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

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Overview

Analysing conflict and cooperation in a globalising world. Tackling global issues in the 21st Century requires a deeper understanding of the essential players that shape global politics: governments, intergovernmental organisations, media, multinationals, and NGOs

Master’s specialisation International Relations

- Focusing on current global and regional issues, helping you comprehend both the complexity and diversity of today’s global political arenas.
- Motivated by the challenges raised by globalisation and trying to explain why some distributional effects of globalisation lead to political conflict.
- Studying how political choices are legitimised, discussing the power of persuasion, the role of norms and the impact of identity.
- This study programme is rated top programme for three consecutive years according to the students, this Master’s programme was recently awarded the quality label ‘Top Programme’ in the Keuzegids Masters 2019.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in International Relations is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year). All the courses are 6 EC and the Master’s thesis is 18 EC. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

The alumni have positions as policy-makers in international organisations, political parties, government ministries, market authorities, the European Parliament, and the European Commission. The alumni also work as consultants for profit and non-profit organisations and as researchers at think-tanks and universities. They are employed by banks and other financial institutions and by the media. This is because the graduates have the skills that employers want, namely sound research and analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience in working both in teams and independently.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States