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International Relations, Security, and Strategy

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Develop a global perspective on international relations and foreign policy from the #1 private university in India. The International Relations, Security, and Strategy program is  offered by Coursera in partnership with O.P. Jindal Global University.

Overview

The Master of Arts in International Relations, Security, and Strategy offered by Coursera in partnership with O.P. Jindal Global University has been designed to help students and working professionals around the world open the door to a career path in the ever-expanding streams of civil/ diplomatic services, conflict resolution, political journalism, international justice, international economic development, humanitarian relief, human rights advocacy, political and economic risk analysis, and more.

Taught by some of the best-known thinkers and practitioners of international relations at the Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), you will learn in-depth foreign policy as it relates to great, middle and small powers in different regions of the world, including great power relations, geopolitics, geo-economics, multilateral diplomacy, negotiations and armed conflicts.

Graduates of JSIA can go on to become knowledgeable professionals of international relations and security, or receive training in social science theory methodologies to ensure eligibility for admission to Ph.D. programmes at top international universities.

What makes this Master's degree unique?

You will gain an overview of the various instruments that enable foreign policy at a state’s disposal, and a detailed consideration of the constraints and limits it faces in the international domain. JSIA offers the only online Indian Masters to combine the related fields of international relations, security and strategy into a single seamless Masters programme.

Leverage online flexibility and experience high quality teaching from anywhere in the world. Learn from respected instructors in the international relations space while maintaining your ideal work/life balance, avoiding relocation costs, and get equipped with the right skill set to progress your career.

Boost your international diplomacy know-how and gain in-demand skills to analyse, discuss, and work with diverse governments, private sectors, and non-profit divisions.

Career Outcomes

This programme is aimed at students and working professionals around the world who may be aspiring to join the diplomatic corps of their countries, serving diplomats, journalists, lawyers, civil society activists and other keen followers of geopolitics and foreign relations. Gain the analytical skills and a deep understanding of international policy that employers are looking for, and which are in high demand in government, private and non-profit sectors.

MAIRSS graduates will be equipped to work in fields such as the Civil and Diplomatic services, Conflict Resolution, Area Studies, Political Journalism, International Justice, International Economic Development, Humanitarian Relief, Human Rights Advocacy, Political and Economic Risk Analysis, Public Policy organisations, CSR initiatives, academic institutions, think tanks, NGOs, media and political organizations.

After graduation our on-campus students have joined organizations including:

  • UNDP
  • Brookings
  • Ministry of External Affairs, India
  • Amnesty International
  • BBC
  • Human Rights Watch
  • The Economist
  • Oxfam India
  • Indian Council of World Affairs
  • NITI Aayog, India
  • Wipro

Accreditation

JGU has been awarded the highest grade ‘A’ by India’s National Accreditation & Assessment Council (NAAC). 

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Diplomatic Practice
  • Maritime Security and Naval Strategy Course
  • Intelligence, War and Weapons
  • Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Unconventional Threats
  • Foreign Policies of Great, Middle and Small Powers
  • Law and Ethics in International Relations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • 10 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is aimed at students and working professionals around the world who may be aspiring to join the diplomatic corps of their countries, or pursue a career as a journalist, lawyer, civil society activist or other keen observers of geopolitics and foreign relations.
  • By enrolling in this online degree, you’ll be taught by renowned international relations academics, experts, and regional specialists who will bring their real-world experience to the virtual classroom. Gain the skills to move up the career ladder, or shift careers into diplomacy, conflict resolution, security analysis and intelligence gathering.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Rs 450,000

Funding

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