ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND REGISTRATION PROCESS
In order to be considered for the Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy and related qualifications, candidates must be fluent in English, possess a valid passport or national identity cards and have completed an undergraduate degree (*).
During the registration process please upload the following documents:
- a copy of your CV
- a copy of your bachelor degree certificate
- motivation letter
After reception of these documents, your application will be carefully considered. In case your application is successful, UNITAR will send you an acceptance email prior to the beginning of the programme. Once your confirmation is received, UOC will send you a registration link by which you can complete your official registration and proceed with the payment. UOC will also ask you to provide the following documents:
-Copy of passport
-Work certificate (only for students who wish to validate their work experience).
Please note that students who provide a confirmation of past work experience or do an internship can request to be exempted from one out of five subjects from the block of regional studies. In all cases, the practical experience must amount to at least 100 hours and be related to international relations in the wider sense. UOC's Academic Board reserves the right to recommend which subject should be exempted taking into account students' professional experience. Students must send their work certificate to UOC Programme Tutor at least one month prior to the beginning of the regional studies course they want to validate. Otherwise their request will not be accepted and will be automatically enrolled in all subjects on regional studies.
Upon registration, UNITAR will transfer students' data to UOC. UOC has a joint controllership with regard to students' personal data provided during the registration process.
(*) Students who successfully complete the Programme and are unable to offer proof that they hold an official university degree will be issued a university extension diploma with the programme’s name.
Admission is granted on a rolling basis. However, early application is recommended given the limited number of places on the programme.
Admission is valid for two intakes, the intake the candidate applies for and the following.
Full-time students must complete their studies in one year. Please note that students must complete a Master's thesis.
Working professionals are strongly encouraged to apply for the part-time programme.
Students may request to withdraw from the MA without any penalty or need for justification within the timeframe of fourteen (14) days counting from the date they are officially informed by e-mail of the enrolment in the Master's or related qualifications.
Students shall request to withdraw from the MA through UOC's established channels (https://www.uoc.edu/estudiant/portal/guia/en/index.html) and send back the learning resources (if applicable) to the established address. The costs of sending the learning materials shall be paid by the student.
After this period of time, withdrawing from the MA does not exempt the student to keep up with the payment plan agreed with UOC.
The tuition fees are 7,410 EUR.
Accepted students will be contacted by UOC so they can proceed with the payment.