Bachelor of International Management with a specialization in International Relations

General

Program Description

This Bachelor is designed to provide students with the necessary tools and knowledge to become a successful manager in international organizations, by understanding the principal factors that influence international politics, diplomacy, and foreign affairs.

Students will develop an understanding of international human rights, cross border issues, international organizations, cyber diplomacy, cooperative politics, armed forces and society, natural resource conflict and more.

Over the course of this program, students will:

  • Gain the capacity to work actively within the development of a diplomatic strategy.
  • Introduce realistic solutions for the management of current global crises.
  • Be familiar with global cultures and social networking.
  • Build contacts with diplomatic organizations and staff to enhance global connectedness and vision.

Facts

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor of International Management with a specialization in International Relations
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses.
  • Internships: We support students in gaining practical skills and networking opportunities through internships.

Program

The program is designed to provide students with the tools they require to become successful managers in international organizations by demonstrating an understanding of the principal factors that influence global politics and foreign affairs. Beyond the main Business modules offered within each major, students also take specialization courses, such as:

  • Security and Government Intervention
  • Becoming a Global Business
  • International Human Rights Law

Career Opportunities

With a Bachelor's (IM) International Relations specialization, graduates can aspire to work as:

  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Civil Service Officer
  • Coordinator for a charitable
  • Cultural Specialist
  • Director of International Programs

Entry requirements

Students who wish to apply to a Geneva Business School bachelor’s degree must have successfully completed their final secondary school examinations and any other required examinations qualifying them for university admission in their country or in the country where their secondary school studies took place.

  • Swiss Maturité, International Baccalaureate of minimum 30 points, 3 A-levels, high school diploma or equivalent
  • IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 70 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates
  • A 500-word written response to a business case study
  • An interview with a representative from the academic team on their chosen campus. Their response to the case study will be discussed in the interview.
  • Photocopy of valid passport / national ID
  • 1 reference letter from a former teacher or employer

Fees and Funding

Geneva

  • Application Fee: CHF 150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)

  • Administration Fee: CHF 3,000 (One-time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

  • Tuition per semester: CHF12,450 (Total 3 year program / 6 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Barcelona / Madrid

  • Application Fee: €150 (Non-refundable, paid upon application)
  • Administration Fee: € 1,900 (One time fee, refund of 80% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)
  • Tuition per semester: € 6,950 (Total 3 year program / 6 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva and Bar ... Read More

Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Taught in numerous campuses around the world, including major European cities such as Geneva and Barcelona. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, all of whom are top-level professionals, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders. Read less
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