• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy taught at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) allows both junior diplomats and students to complement and enhance their knowledge and skills in international affairs and diplomacy.

About

The Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy taught at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) will provide diplomats, government officials, students and other major actors of the diplomatic sphere with the possibility to upgrade their studies and training with a formally recognised degree by combining the best of university education and UN executive training.

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is delighted to offer the Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). 

The online programme offers an academic programme to diplomats and government officials involved in international affairs, as well as anyone who is involved in international relations and seeks a future career in this field. With over 20 years of experience as an online university, UOC has achieved a strong reputation for the quality of its teaching using Information and Communication Technologies.

Careers paths

  • National bodies (such as governmental ministries and departments, civil services, think tanks and policy advisory groups)
  • Embassies and consulates
  • International organizations (such as the UN, UN agencies, EU departments)
  • Campaign groups, aid agencies and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Companies which operate on international level.
  • Journalists and other media roles.
  • Banking, financial services and corporate consultancy.
  • University teachers

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to the UN System
  • Conflict Resolution and Crisis Management
  • International Diplomacy - Theory and Practice
  • Overcoming Negotiation Deadlocks
  • Public Diplomacy in a Multipolar World
  • Field visit (optional)
  • International Law and Institutions
  • International Relations System and Theories

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • To gain entry to the programme, participants need to have an authenticated university qualification.
  • The course material will be in English and the language used in class will also be English. Therefore, a command of English is required to follow this programme.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11156 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11156 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • You can pay for your master's degree, postgraduate or specialization course in instalments

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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