Study this programme anywhere in the world and receive a fully accredited University of London degree

Global Diplomacy Programmes

MA

Available to study anywhere in the world

These programmes provide detailed knowledge of issues in global diplomacy and/or the region in historical and contemporary contexts. By providing a thorough grounding in the subject, students are made aware of the importance of relevant topics to a sophisticated understanding of global events and political developments.

Students will gain a sound grounding in both theoretical and empirical approaches to debates in global diplomacy and regional differentiations so that they have the competencies and skills to analyse global events using a mixture of theoretical and empirical tools.

The following programmes are available to study:

  • MA Global Diplomacy
  • MA Global Diplomacy: East Asia
  • MA Global Diplomacy: Middle East and North Africa
  • MA Global Diplomacy: South Asia
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Study an MA Global Diplomacy programme, with academic direction from SOAS, wherever you are in the world.

Global Diplomacy Programmes

Global Diplomacy (MA)

This programme allows you to deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice, bringing together cutting-edge research to deliver an engaging and stimulating student experience in a dynamic field of study.

You will acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to proceed to careers in a range of professional contexts including roles within a Foreign Service or other government department, international civil service (such as the United Nations or European Union), international NGOs (working in fields such as development, humanitarian assistance and conflict resolution), as well as multinational corporations and international business, law and media.

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Global Diplomacy: East Asia (MA)

The programme will enhance your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on East Asia. Using a combination of interdisciplinary approaches, cutting-edge research and public discussion of diplomacy and international politics, you will deepen your knowledge and understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with an East Asia regional focus. You will learn to think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy and the political economy in East Asia.

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Global Diplomacy: Middle East and North Africa (MA)

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on Middle East and North Africa. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, and its applications in the Middle East and North Africa.  You will learn to think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy and the political economy in Middle East and North Africa.

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Global Diplomacy: South Asia (MA)

This programme is delivered by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) and the SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI), in association with the FCO's Diplomatic Academy. Using a combination of multi-disciplinary teaching, cutting-edge research and public discussion of diplomacy and international politics, you will deep your knowledge and understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with regional focus on South Asia and Afghanistan.

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