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International Relations

Webster University

12 months
750 USD/credit 27000 USD/year
750 USD/credit 27000 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in International Relations at Webster University 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 Master of Arts in International Relations at Webster University 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 for 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 subfields of the international relations discipline.
  • Demonstrate strong research skills.
  • Critically analyze international events and issues.
  • Apply theories of international relations.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  •  Comparative Politics 
  •  Politics of Development (
  • Comparative Foreign Policy
  • Area Studies 
  • Topics in Comparative Politics 
  •  Middle East Area Studies 
  •  Western European Area Studies 
  • Asian Area Studies 
  •  African Area Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits

36 credit hours


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: For an initial admission decision, students may submit scanned copies of their final, original transcripts.If the transcript does not include the date the degree was awarded, please also submit a copy of the final degree certificate. If the documents are not in English, please also submit professional, literal translations.

  • Essay/resume: Choose one. Must be at least 300 words in length.
  • A letter of recommendation may be requested after an initial review on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 12 months.

Per credit Tuition

  • $750 - St. Louis Webster Groves
  • $645 - Other
  • $780 - Irvine
  • $780 - Online courses

Living costs for Webster Groves

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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