Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Major in International Relations

Program type:
Short
Study mode:
,
Start dates:
September and February
Duration:
1 semesters (0.5 Years)
Credits:
30 ECTS
Language:
English
Accreditated by:
EduQua
Degree Awarded:
Certificate in International Relations

Degree Overview

The Certificate program in International Relations suits those students who want to pursue their careers with international focus. The program gives students a handful of various tactics in such areas as international management, business development/entrepreneurship, diplomacy and foreign policy analysis. After finishing the program, students will be able to join international organizations, become a part of diplomatic services or work in private sector.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • International Monetary Theory
  • Political Thought in Action
  • International Trade
  • Global Governance and International Organizations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Public opinion and political communication
  • International Politics and Diplomacy
  • Global Business in International Relations
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Global Environment Politics

After the successful completion of the course by the student an official graduation ceremony will be held where the Certificate (Short Course) Degree Diploma awarded in International Relations will be given.

Exchange and Transfer Students

Students who would like to change universities with their credits intact need to present an official grade transcript followed by a seal and signature of the respective university. Enrolment is possible throughout the entire academic year, granted a prospective student has enough verified credits. SSHE follows the European curriculum of ECTS. However, other curriculums (American, British and etc.) are also accepted once all the grades have been verified.

Tuitions Fees

Registration fee2 000 CHF
First Year
1 Semester 12 000 CHF
TOTAL COST14 000 CHF

Scholarships

Students with exceptional academic achievements could be awarded the SSHE Scholarship of Merit. It is important to note that the aforementioned scholarship covers the tuition fees only (accommodation, living and other expenses are not included). Students, who wish to receive partial scholarship of merit, must send their applications with a complete set of admission documents and state in separate letter the reason, why they need scholarship. Each case is examined on an individual basis.

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