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MA (International Relations)


Fatma Hassan
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Ashraf Badry
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Fatma Hassan
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Ashraf Badry
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Course Overview

MA (International Relations) is a postgraduate Political Science course. Political Science and International Relations studies explore political principles and processes as well as foreign affairs and relations among different countries. It systematically explores government and state, political behaviour, economic units in the local and international systems. These studies consist of broad range of areas like psychology, economics, law, history, political theory, sociology, cultural studies.

Eligibility and admission

Passed Graduation in respective or allied subjects

Curriculum highlights

  • Geostrategy and Security
  • Political Systems and Social Communication
  • International Trade
  • International Institutions and Cooperation
  • Theories of Sustainable Development
  • Mediterranean Area
  • Iberian-American Studies
  • Democracy and Justice
  • Western Political Thought (From Plato to Hegel)
  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Research Methodology
  • Ancient Indian Political Thought
  • Political Sociology
  • Political Thinking Since Marx
  • Comparative Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Indian Constitutional System
  • Public Administration
  • International Politics
  • Politics in India
  • Modern Indian Political Thought
  • Concept and Issue in Political Science
  • Post Cold War International Relations
  • State Politics with Special Reference to Punjab
  • Dissertation and Viva Voce

The two year programme is divided into four semesters.

The programme prepares students for careers in politics, public administration, judiciary, law and other disciplines that require knowledge of functioning of the political systems. The degree serves as a basis for further higher studies and research in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil Degree. On successful completion, students can apply for the UGC-NET or JRF exam; the success in these exams makes teaching or research as good options. They can also work at governmental, diplomatic institutions, do international business, and work as public affairs consultants, local government officer and politicians. Employment areas are government agencies, public relations departments, colleges and universities, diplomacy, public policy organisations, embassies, intelligence wings, politics and• social work organisations.

Typical job profiles are budget analysts, campaign organisors, budget examiners, public opinion analysts, corporate social policy issues analysts, legislative analysts, corporate public affairs advisors, legislative coordinators, political scientists, corporation legislative issues managers, lobbyists, political commentators and state legislators. Students can also become political analysts.

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