The Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy allows both junior diplomats and students to complement and enhance their knowledge and skills in international affairs and diplomacy. This Master's Degree will provide diplomats, government officials, students and other major actors of the diplomatic sphere with the possibility to upgrade their studies and training with a formally recognised degree by combining the best of university education and UN executive training.

To enhance your knowledge and skills in international affairs and diplomacy.

Credits: 60 ECTS

Start: 19 October 2022

Degree: International Affairs and Diplomacy (UOC, UNITAR)

Language: English

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is delighted to offer the Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Our online programme offers an academic programme to diplomats and government officials involved in international affairs, as well as anyone who is involved in international relations and seeks a future career in this field. With over 20 years of experience as an online university, UOC has achieved a strong reputation for the quality of its teaching using Information and Communication Technologies. Our University has taught over 60,000 graduate and postgraduate students from 87 countries, which has been a key contributor to the global scope and value of our academic work. The curriculum outlined in this brochure aims to provide students with a general introduction to international affairs and specific geopolitical issues, as well as to develop and strengthen the diplomacy skills required to effectively and efficiently support governments, universal and regional organisations, non-governmental actors and the private sector. This aim of this Master's degree is to develop the next generation of leaders within international public service, business and non-governmental organisations. Upon successful completion of the Master's UOC-UNITAR programme, you will be able to approach issues related to foreign engagement across a variety of geographical locations through multiple academic disciplines in order to advance your professional career. We sincerely hope you enjoy learning with us and that your academic expectations are met.

The Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy, is a UOC Certified Master's Degree, awarded according to the rules and regulations set by the Spanish education system. Giving its specificity, it neither gives general access to Doctoral studies (Ph.D. and similar) or to higher rank positions in public administration. Validation of credits for access to such programmes can be requested from competent institutions.



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You can pay for your master's degree, postgraduate or specialization course in instalments.