The MA Global Diplomacy East Asia (Online Learning) from SOAS University of London is for those engaged in or embarking on a career in diplomatic or related fields in East Asia requiring international expertise in government, not-for-profit, corporate or academic environments.
Using a combination of interdisciplinary approaches, cutting-edge research and public discussion of diplomacy and international politics, you will deepen your knowledge and understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with an East Asia regional focus. You will learn to think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy and the political economy in East Asia.
Research is a key component of this programme upon completion will give students the skills to:
- think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy, and political economy in East Asia
- develop and practice the ability to see – and to comment on – the strengths and the weaknesses of others’ ideas and arguments.
The programme is delivered by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) in association with the FCO's Diplomatic Academy, using a combination of multi-disciplinary teaching, cutting-edge research and public discussion of diplomacy and international politics in a globalised world.
This programme is available as a Masters, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate level.
Students from SOAS’s Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) develop an in-depth understanding of international affairs, contemporary diplomatic practice and policy-makers. Graduates leave with a portfolio of transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving, negotiation and communication, all of which are valued by employers across a number of sectors.
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- The Art of Negotiation
- Economy, Politics and Society in East Asia
- Afghanistan: Strategic and Geopolitical Perspectives
- America and the World: US Foreign Policy
- Cultural Diplomacy
- Digital Diplomacy
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEconomics International Relations Political Science View 49 other Masters in Political Science in United Kingdom
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- A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). We welcome applications from academically strong individuals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds. Candidates with a lower class degree but with degree-relevant work experience may be considered.
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International12000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 24 months.
National12000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12000 GBP per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.