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Master in Diplomacy and International Affairs

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The program is dedicated to cultivating highly effective diplomats, researchers, managers and well-rounded leaders by providing them with the mindset, knowledge, skills, and management capabilities to succeed in today’s constantly changing global world and to influence and work across organizational and cultural boundaries.

Why Choose a Master in Diplomacy and International Affairs?

Diplomacy is the skill of knowing how to talk to people, how to negotiate, how to gather and draw meaning from intelligence sources, and how to solve problems. In this program you will learn how diplomacy is used in the relationships between states, or between a state and an international institution like the United Nations. It’s the study of politics, economics and law at a global level, with a particular emphasis on political science.

Students in the Master of Diplomacy and International Affairs program come from wide-ranging functional and industry backgrounds, as well as the defense, public and not-for-profit sectors. All of whom benefit from improving their understanding of the multiple effects that international factors can have on their objectives.

What Will You Learn?

The program offers participants the opportunity to develop core skills such as communication and cross-cultural management as well as an in-depth knowledge of diplomatic history, political economy, and regional and global relations.

Key Facts

Program Duration

3 Semesters (On Average)

Location

Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Language of Instruction

English

Credit Hours

30

Cost Per Credit Hour

AED 4,267

Application Deadline

6 December 2021

Who Should Pursue a Master of Diplomacy and International Affairs Degree?

The program is ideal for job seekers with bachelor's degrees who want to enter the workforce after graduation. The program is also designed for mid-career professionals who want to make a career change, use the degree for career advancement, enhance their skills in their current positions or pursue a doctoral degree.

Admission Requirements

Admission is open to males and females of all nationalities. Applicants must have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree with a CGPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited university and demonstrate sufficient English proficiency to manage a challenging, fast-paced graduate program.

Career Opportunities

Zayed University educates future generations of diplomats for dynamic and exciting careers in diplomacy and international studies in private and public sector organizations. However, today’s diplomats work on a broad range of topics such as climate change, conflict resolution, environmental and humanitarian issues, global health, and science and technology, to name a few. Possible career choices include the Foreign Service, Ministry of Interior, Department of Defense or other government organizations, international civil service, international NGOs (working in fields such as development and humanitarian assistance), think tanks and news media.

Why Should You Choose Zayed University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences?

Legacy of Zayed University

Zayed University proudly bears the name of the Founding Father of the UAE, the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan whose leadership legacies continue to guide and inspire the nation.

Accreditation and Recognition

National and international accreditation will guarantee you a globally recognized graduate degree.

Dynamic Campuses Located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Cutting-edge facilities and resources will enhance your study environment and education experience.

Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Combining areas of study will create a powerful learning experience and empower your career goals.

Leading Academics in the Field

Internationally credentialed faculty will ensure the academic quality of your graduate program.

An Extensive Alumnus Network

Ambitious alumni members in diplomatic, political or governmental organizations will enhance your future opportunities.

Superior Academic Support

Small interactive class sizes will support your learning environment.

Legacy of Zayed University

Zayed University proudly bears the name of the Founding Father of the UAE, the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan whose leadership legacies continue to guide and inspire the nation.

Accreditation and Recognition

National and international accreditation will guarantee you a globally recognized graduate degree.

Rich Curriculum

The combination of research-oriented and strong skill-based components will provide you with advanced theoretical knowledge and practice based learning that is focused on employability.

World-Class International Faculty

Internationally credentialed faculty will ensure the academic quality of your graduate program.

Superior Academic Support

Small interactive class sizes will support your learning environment.

Dynamic Campuses Located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

State-of-the-art computer laboratories will provide you first-hand experience with the tools and technologies in high demand by employers today.

An Extensive Alumnus Network

Join talented alumni members who will enrich your learning experience.

Deanship of Graduate Studies

Zayed University Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Website

www.zu.ac.ae

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