Master of Arts in Diplomacy

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

For graduate degree completion, graduate students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Earn a minimum CGPA of 2.00 on a scale of 4.00.
  • Successfully complete all courses as described in the study plan.
  • The Degree Completion requirements must be met within the timeframe of the program.
  • Successfully complete the “Thesis” course.

ACCREDITATION

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Course Category

Total Number of Courses

Total Number of Credit Hours

Bridging Courses

2

4

Core Courses

4

12

Free Electives

6

18

Thesis 1

1

3

Thesis 2

1

3

Total (Excluding Bridging Courses)

36 Credit Hours

FEE STRUCTURE

Tuition (One Semester)

………
Approx. 40,000 AED
One academic year is two semesters

Admission (One Time)

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3,500 AED
Last Updated on August 8, 2022

ATTENDANCE

WEEKEND CLASSES

Course A | Sat–Sun | 9:00 am –12:00 pm
Course B | Sat –Sun | 2:00 pm –5:00 pm
If one course is registered, one timing would be selected

JOINING THE PROGRAM

Students can join anytime during the year and at the beginning of any block.

SEPTEMBER

FALL SEMESTER

JANUARY

SPRING SEMESTER

MAY

SUMMER SEMESTER

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN

Bridging Courses Core Courses Thesis Free Elcetive

MAD ADVISORY BOARD

Name Affiliation Rationale
HE Vasil Sikharulidze
Chairman of the Atlantic Council of Georgia
Former Minister of Defense & Ambassador of Georgia to the US
HE Alexandros Mallias
Author
Former Ambassador of Greece to the US
Admiral (ret). Alexandros Diakopoulos
Managing Director for Greek Development and Humanitarian Aid
1st National Security Advisor of Greece
Mr. Imad Oubiri
Business Development Expert Investment Promotion Director
RAK Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Mrs. Sarah AlMaeenah
PR Office – UAE Parliament
Alumnus

THESIS TRACK

The MA will be specialized based on the thesis topic | extra letter will be provided

THESIS SPECIALIZATION

  • Diplomacy
  • Negotiations
  • Protocol & Negotiations
  • Future Diplomacy
  • Sustainability
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Accords
  • War negotiations
  • International Organizations
  • National Diplomacy
  • Sustainability policy
  • Cyber-Diplomacy

COURSE TRACK

The thesis can be replaced by two elective courses.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Assistant Professor

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