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Master in International Relations
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The Master Degree in International Relations aims to provide students with specific and qualified skills in the field of International Relations. In fact, only by mastering these tools will they be able to analyse, interpret, assess and manage the global scope of political phenomena and their relative policies, as well as general economic and social aspects inherent to the relations among countries, public and private institutions and national and international, governmental and non-governmental organizations. Thanks to its multidisciplinary approach, the course intends to equip students with the essential elements to engage in decision-making and problem-solving activities in complex, changing contexts that are radically different from their own.
Graduates in International Relations will acquire specific languages and basic tools for the theoretical and empirical analysis of every discipline and an advanced preparation in the classical disciplines of International Relations (law, history, economics, politics and language). They shall develop excellent, both written and oral skills in a European language and a second European language or a good competence in a non-European language. They shall gain the necessary knowledge to understand the perspectives of their interlocutors and to critically analyse the socio-economic and socio-cultural processes of today's international society. At the same time, graduates shall follow a multidisciplinary and crosswise approach to acquire essential conceptual, methodological and analytical tools and an advanced level of historical, political and legal knowledge, integrated with a preparation focusing on the main technological and geopolitical changes introduced by the digital age. They shall propose innovative IT solutions and decision-making processes often based on information extracted from large amounts of data.
Admission criteria and requirements:
Applicants are selected based on their curriculum vitae (CV), possibly supplemented by an entrance test and or interview with the director of the program (for international applicants).
Enrollment and application form:
To be admitted must have:
Syllabus and program:
The Master’s Degree in International Relations (Laurea Magistrale Classe LM-52) is a two-year program taught in English for 120 credits (ECTS/CFU), internationally open, practice-oriented and job-market driven.
Classes are organized in two semesters during each year of study. Usually first semester starts in October and ends at the end of December; while second semester starts at the end of February and ends by May.
After the course has ended, respecting the course structure provided, students may take an examination; Master’s Degree in International Relations holds three exam sessions a year, in winter, summer and autumn and offers at least seven date of exams during year.
Final thesis and graduation:
Master degree is awarded to students who have gained 120 ECTS/CFU credits and satisfied all curricular requirements, including the production and public defence of an original dissertation. The thesis is worth 12 ECTS.
To be admitted to the graduation session students must earn all the credits provided for in the program structure except for those credits of the thesis and must not have any pending financial obligations to LUMSA University. The thesis is evaluated on contents, presentation and defence.
For final assessment of the entire degree, a 110-point scale is used. Students pass the final degree exam if they obtain a mark of at least 66 (if student has an average of 18 on 30). The Board can unanimously award "lode" (cum laude) as a special distinction.
Employment and career opportunity:
The faculty Is highly qualified and includes both scholars and professionals. Students will be exposed to a variety of teaching and learning methods including traditional and interactive lectures, case studies, seminars, presentations, and group project works. Teaching methods are designed to create a stimulating and highly pratical learning environment.
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