Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences in Middle East

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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a degree rewarded to students who complete an undergraduate program that typically lasts four years. This type of degree can be focused on the sciences, liberal arts, or a mixture of the two. 

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

The Middle East is as rich in history as it is in languages. Scholars in this region can expose themselves to over 25 languages including Arabic, Kurdish and Turkish in addition to ancient historical monuments. 

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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Psychology, English and Sociology

Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2019 United Arab Emirates 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 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. 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

How much do we know about the political mechanisms that directly affect our lives? What is the state? Why are there political parties? How does civil society relate to the politics of the media? To what extent does the economy determine politics? Where do identities fit into the political system? Why do nations make war? [+]

How much do we know about the political mechanisms that directly affect our lives? What is the state? Why are there political parties? How does civil society relate to the politics of the media? To what extent does the economy determine politics? Where do identities fit into the political system? Why do nations make war? Why is the US involved in Iraq? Where is the international system going? Is Turkey’s international position changing? These are just a few of the questions discussed in the field of Political Science and International Relations. This discipline examines many issues: from the operation of state and local governments to international issues; from national politics to global politics; from cultural interaction to the political and social consequences of the economic crisis.... [-]


BA in International Relations

Ozyegin University
Campus 4 years September 2019 Turkey Orman Sokak

Welcome to the International Relations department at Özyeğin University. International Relations is a subfield of social sciences which employs various interdisciplinary methods drawn from history, economics, and sociology to study the relations between international actors such as states, international organizations, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations. Apart from the theoretical and empirical aspects of these relations, international relations also studies their geographical and regional roles. The interaction that arises from these relations results in particular phenomena, such as international and regional security, migration, changing concepts in international law, war crimes, post-conflict reconstruction, and state building. [+]

Overview

Welcome to the International Relations department at Özyeğin University. International Relations is a subfield of social sciences which employs various interdisciplinary methods drawn from history, economics, and sociology to study the relations between international actors such as states, international organizations, multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations. Apart from the theoretical and empirical aspects of these relations, international relations also studies their geographical and regional roles. The interaction that arises from these relations results in particular phenomena, such as international and regional security, migration, changing concepts in international law, war crimes, post-conflict reconstruction, and state building.... [-]


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.... [-]


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 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

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 [-]

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 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 Security and Strategic Studies – Crisis 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 Crisis Management Communication, assures learning of and about crisis situations, management of crises and communication effectiveness skills, in a constantly challenging environment. The Program’s specialization is tailored to meet the needs of the GCC and the Middle East, in line with the UAE vision on security resilience, taking into account multidisciplinary approaches to crisis management communication actions and actors. [+]

About

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Crisis Management Communication, assures learning of and about crisis situations, management of crises and communication effectiveness skills, in a constantly challenging environment. The Program’s specialization is tailored to meet the needs of the GCC and the Middle East, in line with the UAE vision on security resilience, taking into account multidisciplinary approaches to crisis management communication actions and actors. The specialization creates strategists and security experts that can have an important role in pre-during and after conditions in a crisis situation.

Core Courses

19 COURSES | 60 CREDIT HOURS... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Media and Mass Communication – International Relations

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

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. [+]

BA Degrees in Social Sciences in Middle East 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 ... [-]