Mphil International Relations and Diplomacy

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One-year advanced programme aimed at availing students to trends in International Relations and Diplomacy.

Start Date

September or January entry


1 year(2 semesters)

Entry requirements

Masters programme

Fee Per Session



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The one-year advanced programme aimed at availing students to trends in International Relations and Diplomacy. It combines a blend of relevant intermediate courses to help bridge the gap and prepare a successful student for placement into the Doctorate program in Political Science and related fields.


To build the requisite capacities needed to succeed either as professionals or doctorate in International Relations & Diplomacy. To foster an in-depth understanding of concepts and theories in the field of diplomacy that will prepare graduate students for placement into doctorate programs.


You will study the following modules:

First Semester

  • Comparative Foreign Policy
  • European Union and the World
  • Theories and Practice of Diplomacy
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Seminar

Second Semester

  • African International Relations
  • International Organizations
  • Theories of Conflict and International Security
  • Research Project

The course is designed to upgrade students to the methods and theories of political enquiry to accommodate intellectual development of postgraduate students.

Lecturer at Nile University


Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. Candidates with recognized master’s degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to the M.Phil. program as appropriate, on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee. 
  2. Candidates with recognized bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Degree.
  3. Candidates must submit O’Level min. 5 Credits including Mathematics and English.

How will I be taught?

Teaching is carried out through a combination of interactive lectures supported by seminars, workshops, tutorials, case studies and informal one-to-one discussion. They encourage the development of clear analytical skills and create a forum where you can test your ideas against the arguments of your peers.

Career support

Foreign Affairs Analyst, Diplomatic Relations, International Relations Strategist, Inter-Governmental Organization and Non-Profit Consultancy, International Project Management.

Fees and Finance

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance 

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