Master of International Relations & Diplomatic Studies

M.A. of International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (MIRDS) as international connections, communication and collaboration become increasingly important across all areas of life; it’s unsurprising to find a corresponding increase in demand for graduates from the field of international relations. The most-coveted international relations careers – such as positions in high profile international organizations – are hotly contested, and studying a specialized Masters in International Relations is a definite asset, particularly if combined with international experience. Conflict and peacemaking; comparative foreign policy; environmental policy; human rights; trade and financial regulation; international law; diplomatic instruments and processes; migration and refugees; international security; and the role of international organizations such as the European Union are common international relations topics and specializations today .

Faculty E-mail: mird@accord.edu.so Duration: One Year Eligibility: Minimum Percentage: 60%
Sr. No. Subjects of Study Code Subject Type Type ECTS Lecturer Lecture Day Lecture Time
Sem. I Two Months: Starting 05 Mar. to Apr. 23, 2022 (Final Exam: Apr. 30, 2022 - May 05, 2022)
1 Contemporary Issues in International Relations CIR521 Compulsory Theory 10
2 Public Diplomacy in a Multipolar PDM525 Elective Theory 5
Sem. II Two Months: Starting 05 Mar. to Apr. 23, 2022 (Final Exam: Apr. 30, 2022 - May 05, 2022)
3 International Organizations INO522 Compulsory Theory 10
4 Global Economics GLE526 Elective Theory 5
Sem. III Two Months: Starting 07 May to Jun. 25, 2022 (Final Exam: Jul. 02, 2022 - Jul. 07, 2022)
5 International Political Economy IPE523 Compulsory Theory 10
6 Conflict Resolution & Crisis Management CRC27 Elective Theory 5
Sem. IV Two Months: Starting 07 May to Jun. 25, 2022 (Final Exam: Jul. 02, 2022 - Jul. 07, 2022)
7 International Law & Diplomacy IPE524 Compulsory Theory 10
8 Africa in World Politics AWP528 Elective Theory 5
Final Project Starting Jul. 09, 2022 to Jan. 07, 2023 (Thesis Defence: 14 Jan. to 01 Feb.)
9 Dissertation DRN529 Compulsory Practical 30 Supervisor