University of Duisburg-Essen

International Relations and Development Policy

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Business Administration, Political Sciences
M.A.
Degree
25
No. of places
English
English & German
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in political science or comparable.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

In addition, evidence of knowledge and skills in the scope of 60 ECTS credit points in the field of political science and 45 ECTS credit points in the areas of methods of empirical social research and statistics, international relations, peace and conflict research, development policy and comparative political science/regional research are required.

A diploma in a political science course or a master or teaching degree with a major in political science is recognized as equivalent.

If there is no degree at the time of application, it is usually necessary that at least 150 credit points have been earned; the average grade determined from the examinations completed up to that point must be at least 2.59. This average grade will also be taken into account in the selection process, regardless of whether the result of the bachelor's examination deviates from it.

GPA Rate 2.59
GPA Comment

The course must have been completed with a grade of at least 2.59.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Cambridge
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
BULATS
min 60
IELTS
min 5
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
TOEFL CBT
min 176
TOEIC
min 750
UNIcert
min II
languageGerman
DSH
min DSH 2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Applicants whose mother tongue is not English or who have not completed their first professional degree at an English-speaking university must demonstrate knowledge of English. If you have taken English up to the 12th grade throughout your school education and completed it with at least sufficient (5 points), this also serves as proof of knowledge at B2 level.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
No. of places available:
25
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


After completing the online application form, the following documents must be submitted in paper form in the area of ​​enrollment and examination and sent to ib-master@uni-due.de in PDF format:

  1. Proof of all admission requirements (officially certified copies of certificates, the transcript of records/transcript of records, and certificates in German or English).
  2. Tabular CV.
  3. Written statements on the special interest in the chosen master's degree and the particular suitability for this (maximum two pages).
  4. Title and structure of the (bachelor) thesis.
  5. If applicable, evidence of practical activities in areas relevant to the master's degree (internship and job references).

Location


1
University of Duisburg-Essen
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Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website