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A BA is a bachelor's degree offered by universities and institutions around the world for students who enroll in courses and study certain subjects such as the liberal arts or sciences. Earning a BA takes three or four years in most cases.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Webster University Thailand Campus

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Thailand Bangkok Cha-am
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Stamford International University

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:... [-]

Thailand Bangkok
July 2019
Full-time
42 months
Campus
Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai

The Department of Arts and Humanities at MAHE, Dubai offers a carefully curated BA (Humanities) program that inculcates varied critical and creative skills across three y ... [+]

Overview

The Department of Arts and Humanities at MAHE, Dubai offers a carefully curated BA (Humanities) program that inculcates varied critical and creative skills across three years (six semesters).

The first two years (four semesters) of the program offer a wide range of Foundation Courses for a strong grounding in fundamental concepts. Foundation Courses are offered from the following disciplines:

Literature Psychology Philosophy Sociology Film Studies Gender Studies.

Electives in the final year of the program give students the option of a Major in English, Philosophy, Sociology or History. The program culminates with a research project and the writing of a thesis on a topic of your choice, with faculty guidance.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
George Mason University Korea

Global affairs is an interdisciplinary major that introduces students to the processes of globalization that affect all societies. Students gain a sophisticated understan ... [+]

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.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2019
Campus
American University In the Emirates

The College of Media and Mass Communication offers an undergraduate degree in International Relations, that is crucial to examining fundamental contemporary issues. The a ... [+]

BAs in Social Sciences in Asia 2019. About

The College of Media and Mass Communication offers an undergraduate degree in International Relations, that is crucial to examining fundamental contemporary issues. The accredited program is of a contemporary standard, with the addition of specific areas of recent innovations in e-disciplines. There is a great emphasis on supporting students throughout their studies. Students are able to access a wide range of resources and benefit from impressive modern teaching techniques including e-learning. The program package is structured to take students gradually from one level to the next in eight semesters.

Develop an understanding of the key economic, political, security, cultural & legal features of the globalized world Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of world and Middle East history Develop knowledge in diplomacy, environment, and contemporary issues in the modern world Core Courses ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
May 2019
4 years
Campus
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

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 ... [+]

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 ... [-]
China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
The Education University of Hong Kong

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture – BA(CAC) programme has two streams: Music and Visual Arts. Although the two streams have a considerable numbe ... [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Arts and Culture – BA(CAC) programme has two streams: Music and Visual Arts. Although the two streams have a considerable number of elements in common, each stream is treated as an independent choice for the purpose of admission.

Programme Aims

This is the first undergraduate programme in Hong Kong to offer arts management and cultural studies components to complement discipline-based training in the creative arts. It aims to develop community-based artists, who are able to work across a range of established art forms and contribute to the promotion and development of the arts and arts education in the local, regional, and international cultural and creative industries.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
European College for Liberal Studies

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) ... [-]
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September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
European University Cyprus

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. Stud ... [+]

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. ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

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 include ... [+]

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.... [-]

Russia Odintsovo
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ozyegin University

The mission of the Özyeğin University Psychology Program is to contribute to the solution of social problems by transferring psychological knowledge produced by its dynam ... [+]

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.... [-]

Turkey Orman Sokak
September 2019
4 years
Campus
Mapúa Institute of Technology

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 stud ... [+]

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).... [-]

Philippines Manila
November 2019
Full-time
Campus
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey

The vision of International Relations department is to equip its graduates with a unique combination of attributes, such as advanced problem solving ability, conceptual ... [+]

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 i... [-]
Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Yasar University

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

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.... [-]

Turkey Izmir
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The SOAS BA International Relations degree provides a uniquely global and comparative approach to the study of world affairs. Through a study of world history and global ... [+]

BA International Relations

Duration: 3 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%

Start of programme: October

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

The SOAS BA International Relations degree provides a uniquely global and comparative approach to the study of world affairs. Through a study of world history and global power relations, students gain a better understanding of the sources of conflict and cooperation among states, shifts in the international economy, as well as the roles of culture, identity and ideas in world politics. Students finish the degree equipped with the conceptual tools and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary world events.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus