Program Overview

An MS International Relations program at here at COMSATS University Islamabad spans two years and provides students with a comprehensive understanding of global affairs, politics, and diplomacy. Students study a wide range of subjects such as international relations theory, global governance, foreign policy analysis, conflict resolution, and regional studies. The program often includes opportunities for internships, research projects, and specialized coursework, preparing students for careers in diplomacy, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, policy analysis, and other related fields.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the MS International Relations program at COMSATS University Islamabad, candidates are required to have obtained a score of 50% or higher in the GAT General Test. Additionally, candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in social sciences with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or a first division in the annual system. These criteria ensure that candidates have the necessary academic background and aptitude to excel in the program.

Scheme of Studies

Research Opportunities

Our MS International Relations program offers various research opportunities for students to delve into specific areas of interest within the field. Students can choose to specialize in research areas such as international security, global governance, conflict resolution, diplomatic studies, regional politics, international development, or human rights. They have the chance to conduct independent research, contribute to ongoing projects, and explore interdisciplinary approaches, fostering a deeper understanding and expertise in their chosen research area.

Career Opportunities

MS International Relations graduates have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. They can pursue careers in international diplomacy, government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international organizations, policy analysis, think tanks, research institutions, consulting firms, and multinational corporations. Job roles may include diplomats, foreign service officers, policy analysts, intelligence analysts, program managers, advocacy specialists, researchers, consultants, and international development professionals. Their strong analytical, research, and communication skills make them well-equipped to navigate the complex landscape of global affairs.

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