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University of Iceland

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The Master of Arts in International Affairs at University of Iceland is a 120 ECTS credit practical and theoretical study program. The aim of the study is to prepare students for the labor market and/or further research work.

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Overview

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in International Affairs at University of Iceland the student is able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as listed below:

  • Has broad knowledge of the academic field of international affairs and the relevant research methods used within it
  • Is knowledgeable about the connections between international and domestic affairs and the role of international organizations
  • Has acquired knowledge of a specific subject of international affairs through the completion of a research project
  • Can provide arguments for their findings
  • Can place contemporary theoretical and analytical knowledge in international affairs in the context of relevant research
  • Is familiar with relevant research methods, theories, and ethical issues in international affairs, in particular as concerns Iceland and small states in general

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and International Relations
  • Negotiations
  • Practical Statistics
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Small States Theory: Opportunities and Constraints of Small States in the International System

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Nordic citizens are exempt and may apply for graduate studies until 15 April and for undergraduate studies until 5 June.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Satisfactory Grade Average
  • Adequate command of English
  • Completion of Preparatory Reading List before enrolment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is currently ISK 75,000(535EUR).

Funding

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