BA in Social Sciences in Asia

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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a popular undergraduate degree that provides the education necessary for many types of careers.  A BA also prepares students for advanced paths of study, such as a master’s or doctorate degree.

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International Relations (BA)

Webster University Thailand Campus
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Thailand Bangkok Cha-am + 1 more

The study of international relations confronts the fundamental aspects of the human condition in all its manifest urgency. From the ‘high politics’ of a G8 summit to the implementation of an irrigation scheme in a developing economy, politics, power, and conflict demand our serious attention. [+]

The study of IR confronts the fundamental aspects of the human condition in all its manifest urgency. From the ‘high politics’ of a G8 summit to the implementation of an irrigation scheme in a developing economy, politics, power, and conflict demand our serious attention.

At Webster Thailand, the primary objective of the IR program is to equip students interested in the vital field of International Relations and world politics with vital skills, which are transferable beyond the learning environment provided by the university.

Professional Opportunities

A degree in International Relations gives the student an edge in a world labor market that demands flexibility, adaptability, and critical thinking skills. Webster’s International Relations program offers a diverse curriculum that combines tradition and innovation. The department is loyal to the concept of a traditional liberal arts education, and at the same time believes that a student’s academic program should be a preparation for a productive professional career. A degree in international relations is ideal for careers in commerce, journalism, business, education, public affairs, diplomacy, or law school and other graduate studies.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration - International Relations

Stamford International University
Campus Full time 42 months March 2019 Thailand Bangkok

The program develops student aptitudes in areas such as international cooperation, economic understanding, and political awareness. [+]

The program develops student aptitudes in areas such as international cooperation, economic understanding, and political awareness. Other highlights include:

Case study concentration on the Asia-Pacific region and ASEAN. In-depth learning of the methodology behind concepts such as Analysis, Linkage, Prescription/Prediction, and Conceptualization. Oriented toward the job market with an emphasis on Applied International Relations

Dual Degree Option

Stamford International University has a partnership with the EU Business School in Geneva, Montreux and Barcelona. Students opting for the international pathway will study for two years at Stamford International University and then have an additional two years of study at the EU Business School - at one of the previously mentioned campuses in Spain or Switzerland. Upon graduation students receive two degrees:... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Policy Science - Community and Regional Policy Studies Major (CRPS)

Ritsumeikan University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Japan Osaka Kyoto + 1 more

The College of Policy Science was established in 1994 in response to a growing need for an interdisciplinary approach to solving the increasingly complex issues in the society and is now one of the leading centers in the study of policy in Japan. [+]

BAs in Social Sciences in Asia 2019.

The College of Policy Science was founded in 1994 in response to a growing need for an interdisciplinary approach to solving the increasingly complex issues in society. Policy Science is an academic field which seeks to clarify the causes of these social problems and explore solutions in ways that satisfy the maximum number of members or stakeholders in the society.

Program Overview:

Carefully formulated, well-implemented policies have the power to transform people's lives. Students of policy science learn how to unleash that power by combining advanced academic knowledge in several disciplines with a focus on solving real-life problems. Issues such as poverty, demographic shifts, urbanization, and environmental change are recognized as global challenges, but they all demand locally situated responses. Policy science connects the global and the local, cultivating advanced practitioners to deliver creative solutions which satisfy all stakeholders.... [-]


BA International Relations

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 China Suzhou

The BA International Relations at XJTLU aims to deepen such knowledge and understanding, and to produce the entrepreneurial and managerial leaders of the future who will bring China to the world and the world to China. [+]

Overview

China’s economic growth has coincided with processes of globalisation over the past three decades. As this growth continues there is a need for a more specialised understanding of the country’s growing socio-economic interactions with the rest of the world. The BA International Relations at XJTLU aims to deepen such knowledge and understanding, and to produce the entrepreneurial and managerial leaders of the future who will bring China to the world and the world to China. More specifically, BA International Relations will provide students with:

An understanding of the disciplinary and interdisciplinary nature of humanities and social sciences Perspectives which enable effective analysis of contemporary international relations, especially those involving China Thorough working knowledge of approaches to the study of international relations An understanding of critical policy studies A comprehensive awareness of a range of techniques and approaches used to study international relations Close familiarity with the academic field of International Relations, its literature and intellectual organization Professional communication skills Practical experience in research and policy analysis Cross-cultural skills and understanding ... [-]

BA in Global Affairs

George Mason University Korea
Campus March 2019 South Korea Incheon

Global affairs is an interdisciplinary major that introduces students to the processes of globalization that affect all societies. Students gain a sophisticated understanding of complex issues such as terrorism, refugee crises, global inequality, and health and environmental challenges. [+]

Overview

Global affairs is an interdisciplinary major that introduces students to the processes of globalization that affect all societies. Students gain a sophisticated understanding of complex issues such as terrorism, refugee crises, global inequality, and health and environmental challenges. Core courses in the major provide a knowledge foundation of the political, economic, cultural, and environmental processes in our global and globalizing world. The choice of a thematic or regional concentration helps students tailor the degree to their particular interests and career goals. Students in this program are encouraged to participate in study abroad opportunities and internships. They can complement their major with a second major or a minor.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Security and Strategic Studies – Disaster Management

American University In the Emirates
Campus 4 years May 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Disaster Management, envisions a wide variety of expected or unexpected events that request security effectiveness and strategic planning ahead of a possible crisis. It also requires contingency planning in case of an unexpected disaster that ranges from natural to man-made. Specialty courses, encompass an analysis of the causes, how a crisis occurs and the short and long-term consequences on how a crisis can be avoided or averted. [+]

About

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Disaster Management, envisions a wide variety of expected or unexpected events that request security effectiveness and strategic planning ahead of a possible crisis. It also requires contingency planning in case of an unexpected disaster that ranges from natural to man-made. Specialty courses, encompass an analysis of the causes, how a crisis occurs and the short and long-term consequences on how a crisis can be avoided or averted.

Core Courses

19 COURSES | 60 CREDIT HOURS

Theoretical Basis of Security & Strategic Studies...(3) Basic of Social Science Research ...(3) Introduction to International Relations....(3) Introduction to Strategic Thought....(3) International Law.....(3) Security and Environmental Politics ....(3) Geopolitics in International Relations ....(3) Comparative Politics....(3) Weapons of Mass Destruction....(3) National Security and Arms Race.....(3) Communication and Diplomacy .. (3) Media Strategies and Implementation ..(3) Special Topics in Security and Strategic Studies ....(3) International Conflict Management....(3) Terrorism..(3) Defense Policies of Major Powers ...(3) The Emerging World Powers(3) Internship...(3) Introduction to Political Science...(3) Specialization Courses ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

BA in Psychology equips students with a thorough grounding in both theory and practice. The program focuses on understanding how people think, develop, and interact. Students learn how the brain works, how it changes with age, and how humans perceive and interpret behavior. The program also emphasizes the social aspects of psychology, as well as the qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field. [+]

A BA in Psychology equips students with a thorough grounding in both theory and practice. The program focuses on understanding how people think, develop, and interact. Students learn how the brain works, how it changes with age, and how humans perceive and interpret behavior. The program also emphasizes the social aspects of psychology, as well as the qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field.

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives

to develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively; to develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to community and country; to develop the students analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations; to build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements; to provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 8 more

BA - Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies (180 credits) (choose optional minor) [+]

Courses

Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.

Program requirements Total 180 credits Courses (core) 60 credits / 12 courses Courses (major) 40 credits / 8 courses (including Capstone Project) Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses (in case of optional minor) Internship 30 credits Electives 50 credits / 10 courses Electives 30 credits / 6 courses (in case of optional minor) ... [-]

BA in Government and International Affairs

Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Russia Odintsovo

The School offers a full-time four-year Bachelor of International Affairs Degree Course with a curriculum drawn from across the University’s divisions. The course includes four years of full-time training in line with the Russian Federal Standard of Higher Education «International Affairs». The programme intake is 50 students, classes commence on September 1. [+]

General Information

The School offers a full-time four-year Bachelor of International Affairs Degree Course with a curriculum drawn from across the University’s divisions. The course includes four years of full-time training in line with the Russian Federal Standard of Higher Education «International Affairs». The programme intake is 50 students, classes commence on September 1.

The School brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding the social and political world around us, refining analytical and practical skills useful for a whole range of future careers and activities. It is a degree designed for those who like to draw connections among political, economic and social phenomena. Underpinned by analytical rigour, the programme offers a broad perspective on international politics and economy, Eurasian security, Russian foreign policy, government and domestic politics.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2019 Philippines Manila

This program aims to provide undergraduate students with a solid basic foundation on the major areas of psychology, which may also be used in preparation for further studies and training in particular specializations of psychology or other professions such as education, law, and business management. [+]

This program aims to provide undergraduate students with a solid basic foundation on the major areas of psychology, which may also be used in preparation for further studies and training in particular specializations of psychology or other professions such as education, law, and business management. The program is designed to effectively prepare students in employing systematic methods of inquiry in the study of human behavior. It aims to develop competencies in research and practice with special emphasis on the application of psychology in various relevant settings.

With further specialized training, graduates of this program may pursue career paths in major sectors of society such as the helping professions (psychotherapy, medicine), education (teaching, research), business and government institutions (human resource selection, training and development), and civil society (community development).... [-]


BA in International Relations

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The vision of International Relations department is to equip its graduates with a unique combination of attributes, such as advanced problem solving ability, conceptual and analytical skills, in-depth country and global knowledge and well developed writing and language skills that enable them to pursue competitive careers and leadership roles in academic, business, policy and NGO environments in domestic and international settings. [+]

The vision of International Relations department is to equip its graduates with a unique combination of attributes, such as advanced problem solving ability, conceptual and analytical skills, in-depth country and global knowledge and well developed writing and language skills that enable them to pursue competitive careers and leadership roles in academic, business,policy and NGO environments in domestic and international settings.

Program Learning Outcomes Recognize, critically analyze and develop solutions to managerial, economic and political issues in personal and professional environments Formulate and communicate arguments effectively in oral, written and graphical form Thrive in diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and take initiative as responsible team members Maintain a global, socially inclusive and ethical perspective with emphasis on sustainability. Learn fundamental concepts and theories to formulate and implement creative and effective solutions to domestic and international political challenges Use the appropriate research methods and tools to analyze data to assess the validity of political arguments Program Required Course Pools FPS Foreign Policy and Security ICD Identity, Citizenship, and Democracy DGG Domestic and Global Governance ROW REGIONS OF THE WORLD FPS –prereq 203 ICD – prereq 204 DGG – prereq 203 & 204 ROW – prereq 203 & 204 [-]

BA Politics and...

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 1 more

The Politics degree at SOAS is structured around four core subdisciplines, namely political theory, political sociology, political economy, and international relations. Students receive a thorough training in the theories and methods of these sub-disciplines, which are then applied to the analysis of real-world political situations. [+]

BA Politics and...

Duration: 3 or 4 years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDD Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAAAA Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 85% French Bacc: 15/20 German Abitur: 1.5 Italy DES: 85/100 Austria Mat: 1.5 Polish Mat: 80%

Subjects Preferred: No

Interview Policy:Candidates with "non-standard" qualifications usually invited

The Politics degree at SOAS is structured around four core subdisciplines, namely political theory, political sociology, political economy, and international relations. Students receive a thorough training in the theories and methods of these sub-disciplines, which are then applied to the analysis of real world political situations.... [-]


BA in International Relations

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Turkey Izmir

The field of international relations no longer deals exclusively with inter-state relations but also includes interactions among societies, civil society organizations, transnational actors, and individuals. [+]

Analysing global systems through the basic commonalities of international relations.

The Department of International Relations aims to provide its students with the skills to view and analyze a variety of cases and problems concerning international economic, political, social, and diplomatic issues by using the basic premises of political science.

The field of international relations no longer deals exclusively with inter-state relations but also includes the analyses of interactions among societies, civil society organizations, transnational actors, and individuals. The Department of International Relations, thus, seeks to train its students to develop the necessary skills to assess the multilevel networks of relations on the global scene, conduct interdisciplinary research with theoretical and thematic explanations, and adapt themselves to the dynamics of ongoing globalization.... [-]


BA in International Relations and European Studies

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

This programme is intended to be an academic programme, oriented at developing the intellectual skills of students to enable them to enter into a broad range of careers and enable them to continue with their education at the next level. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: International Relations and European Studies (BA, 4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and part-time are both possible. Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

This programme is intended to be an academic programme, oriented at developing the intellectual skills of students to enable them to enter into a broad range of careers and enable them to continue with their education at the next level.

Aims

The BA programme in International Relations and European Studies aims to provide broad and comprehensive knowledge of the political, social, economic and legal environment which conditions and affects the practice of international and European relations.... [-]


BA in Psychology

Ozyegin University
Campus 4 years September 2019 Turkey Orman Sokak

The mission of the Özyeğin University Psychology Program is to contribute to the solution of social problems by transferring psychological knowledge produced by its dynamic and competent faculty members to every aspect of life and produce new psychologists to work in the theoretical and practical domains of psychology. [+]

Overview

The mission of the Özyeğin University Psychology Program is to contribute to the solution of social problems by transferring psychological knowledge produced by its dynamic and competent faculty members to every aspect of life and produce new psychologists to work in the theoretical and practical domains of psychology. We aim to offer universal education by taking into account new developments in the realm of psychology as well as the needs of the country; and nurture a learning and practice environment for our students to put their professional knowledge and skills into practice and further their academic and personal development.

Accreditation

ÖzÜ Psychology Department was accredited by Turkish Psychological Association Accreditation Committee in 2016 for a 7 year period.... [-]