Program Structure

Master’s Program in Diplomacy and International Relations comprises of 120 ECTS, out of which 44 ECTS is a module for mandatory courses in specialty, 30 ECTS research and practice module (45 ECTS offered) and elective courses – 46 ECTS (out of around 100 ECTS offered). The elective courses include a Security and Foreign Policy module, Peace Studies module and a Public Administration and Politics module.

 

For the students of Master’s Program in Diplomacy and International Relations, preparation and defense of the Master’s thesis is mandatory, which equals to 17 ECTS along with a mandatory research design course (3 ECTS).

 

Master’s Program in Diplomacy and International Relations allows students to opt  for 10 ECTS alternative free credits instead of taking courses from elective modules of the other programs of Caucasus University, programs of the partner universities and other ECTS awarding programs.