M.Phil. International Relations

M.Phil. in International Relations aims to enable students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the essential subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as Regional Politics, Globalization, Conflicts and Strategic Issues facing States. Coursework includes International Relations Theory, International Security, International Political Economy, International Organization, and Foreign Policy Analysis.
The programme does not offer narrow, specialized education in theory and policymaking. Instead, it is designed to broaden students’ intellectual horizons by introducing them to various research-based conceptual perspectives on international relations and various substantive global issues.

Outline

List of Core Courses

  • Sr. No. Code Area
  • 1PNIR6010International Relations: Advanced Theory and Practice
  • 2PNIR6011Advanced Research Methodology
  • 3PNIR6012Seminar on Contemporary Regional and Global Issues
  • 4PNIR6013International Political Economy: Theories, Issues and Practices

Total Credit Hours: 12

List of Optional Courses:

Total Credit Hours: 12

Road Map

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Code Name of Subject Credits
  • PNIR6010International Relations: Advanced Theory and Practice3
  • PNIR6011Advanced Research Methodology3
  • PNIR6012Seminar on Contemporary Regional and Global Issues3
  • OPTIONAL-I3
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Code Name of Subject Credits
  • PNIR6013International Political Economy: Theories, Issues and Practices3
  • OPTIONAL-II3
  • OPTIONAL-III3
  • OPTIONAL-IV3

  • Year 2, Semester 3 and 4


    Code Name of Subject Credits
  • PNIR6033Thesis6

Admission Criteria

Degree Requirements

The degree requires satisfactory completion of 30 credit hours including 6 credit hours of Thesis.

Admission Requirements

  1. BS degree (4 years) in any of Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, Sociology, History, Defense and Strategic Studies, Media Studies).
  2. M.A 2nd Division or 2.5 CGPA in BS in Social Sciences (16 years of education in any subject of Social Sciences preferably in IR, Political Science and History, Defense and Strategic Studies..

Prospects

M. Phil in International Relations provides education to those who aspire to understand the interaction among states at bilateral and multilateral levels. This programme helps prepare students to compete for intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, multinational corporations, research, and academic institutions. The programme is recommended for students planning to pursue a PhD for an academic career at a higher institution. The skills and profile of the students would enable them to succeed in the competitive and evolving global world. The UCP offers career support and advice that will assist and guide students in their study choices. Through internships programmes, students gain insight, work experience, and transferable skills giving them a competitive advantage in a fast-paced working environment.

Fee Structure

M.Phil. International Relations (2 yrs, 4 semesters)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1M.Phil. International Relations25,0009,000302,95,000

Disclaimer

Above mentioned fee structure has been followed as given by the other three departments of FASS that have already been offering MS/M.Phil. programmes.

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