Diplomacy

united nations

[vc_row gap=”35″ padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″][vc_column width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1528188020054{margin-top: 50px !important;border-right-width: 2px !important;border-right-color: #f2a900 !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-radius: 2px !important;}”][vc_column_text animation=”animate-when-almost-visible” css_animation=”bottom-to-top”]

International Studies and Diplomacy Postgraduate Studies Degrees

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) is committed to the promotion of excellence in teaching, scholarship and research.

Through varied degree programmes and course offerings, as well a range of extra-curricular activities, the Centre’s aim is to deliver cross-disciplinary teaching and learning that combines an understanding of key concepts, theories and debates with effective practical skills training.

Our programmes will deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice, with the opportunity to specialise in a specific niche or region.

Explore our postgraduate options below:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1527446982394{margin-top: 70px !important;}”][vc_tta_pageable][vc_tta_section title=”Section 1″ tab_id=”1541592701368-b5a42678-5262″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ825edV384″ align=”center”][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Section 2″ tab_id=”1541592701399-f44529da-bd9d”][kleo_grid][kleo_feature_item title=”QS Top Universities” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/news/newsitem136094.html” icon=”heart-empty” icon_color=”#8224e3″ icon_position=”center”]We’re ranked 4 in the UK and 23 in the world for Politics in the QS World University Rankings 2018[/kleo_feature_item][/kleo_grid][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_pageable][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”35″ padding_top=”10″ padding_bottom=”10″][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1544610645463{margin-right: -20px !important;margin-bottom: -20px !important;}”][vc_tta_accordion style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”purple” c_icon=”chevron” c_position=”right” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=”MSc Global Corporations and Policy” tab_id=”1544542702369-7d30e529-02dd”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The programme is designed for those engaged in, or aspiring to, professional careers in the public, corporate or not-for-profit sectors related to the political and economic management and regulation of multinational corporations.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/programmes/msc-global-corporations-and-policy/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy” tab_id=”1544542805570-be1890cb-4b62″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The MSc is designed for those engaged with or planning a career in professional contexts relating to energy and/or climate policy.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/programmes/msc-global-energy-and-climate-policy/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy” tab_id=”1476872017435-1cd52930-dd0c2a23-4fe930d0-f949″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The programme draws on the teaching and research strengths of CISD and of the SOAS departments of International Politics, Law, Economics and regional studies. Students choose a combination of modules to meet their specific professional needs and personal interests.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/programmes/mapgdipisd/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MSc Global Corporations and Policy (Online)” tab_id=”1548670596364-6dc337a5-118f”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]This programme specifically addresses the requirements of those seeking a comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of the role and dynamics of large corporations in the global economy and international affairs.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/online-programmes/msc-global-corporations-and-policy-online/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (Online)” tab_id=”1561542737858-08634fec-f62a”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]This MSc treats climate and energy policy as inextricably linked. Cases drawn from both the Global North and South will form the basis of your studies as you examine how policy is made, advocated and implemented – or sometimes prevented – around the world.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/online-programmes/msc-global-energy-and-climate-policy-online/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MA Global Diplomacy (Online)” tab_id=”1561542668477-cc799bec-6491″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The MSc is designed for those engaged with or planning a career in professional contexts relating to energy and/or climate policy.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/online-programmes/maglobaldiplomacy/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tta_accordion style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”purple” c_icon=”chevron” c_position=”right” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=”MA Global Diplomacy: MENA (Online)” tab_id=”1548670246778-46e35c4c-b734″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on Middle East & North Africa.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/online-programmes/ma-global-diplomacy-mena-online/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MA Global Diplomacy: South Asia (Online)” tab_id=”1548670327813-42341338-5476″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, broadly conceived, and its applications in South Asia.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/online-programmes/ma-global-diplomacy-south-asia/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”MA Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online)” tab_id=”1544545086402-1edff9f4-ffee”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]You will explore the varieties of religious interpretations and practices that have resulted in issues and challenges arising uniquely within different Muslim minority communities and the key themes of Ethnicity, Gender, Islamaphobia, Law, History, and Civil society.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/online-programmes/ma-muslim-minorities-in-a-global-context/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Global Diplomacy in the Modern World (short summer course)” tab_id=”1544610225999-5644bbc6-02e3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]This unique course brings together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, with award-winning blended pedagogic delivery to address a range of relevant issues such as Gender, Human Rights and the role of International Organisations.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/summerschool/subjects/global-diplomacy/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”International Relations in the 21st Century (short summer course)” tab_id=”1544610363067-03411185-8333″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The course will provide a critical understanding of key developments and issues in contemporary world politics for students with no prior background in international relations.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/summerschool/subjects/international-relations-in-the-21st-century/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Research Awareness: Design and Methodology (short summer course)” tab_id=”1544610489946-c3b39752-139c”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The course is designed for a wide-ranging number of participants whether preparing for or undertaking a PhD, completing an undergraduate or Master’s dissertation, or as part of a professional task.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/summerschool/subjects/research-awareness/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Research Degrees (PhD/MPhil) in Global Studies” tab_id=”1544545412421-b74ac823-b803″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The CISD welcomes applications from prospective MPhil/PhD students wishing to undertake multi-disciplinary research in areas of global studies that relate to the research interests of Centre members and the Centre’s research programmes.[/vc_column_text][kleo_button title=”Course profile” href=”https://www.soas.ac.uk/cisd/programmes/phd-global-studies/” style=”see-through” size=”lg” special=”no” icon=”0″ uppercase=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1528188199386{margin-top: 30px !important;}”][vc_separator border_width=”2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row disable_element=”yes” type=”color” bg_color=”#eaeaea” padding_top=”80″ padding_bottom=”80″ border=”bottom” el_class=”col dark”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text animation=”animate-when-almost-visible” css_animation=”left-to-right”]

Graduate Destinations

[/vc_column_text][kleo_gap][vc_column_text lead=”yes” animation=”animate-when-almost-visible” css_animation=”left-to-right”]

Students leave SOAS with the ability to think critically and with well-honed skills in analysis – and this, coupled with the strong sense of social justice our students are well known for – is why SOASians go on to pursue careers that make a real difference.
Here is the latest information from the known destinations of the 2015 Anthropology and Sociology graduates of single and joint honours within the department.

Examples are given from the past two years destinations.

[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner content_placement=”top”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • The New York Times
  • Action on Hearing Loss
  • Deloitte
  • Esdevium Games
  • IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development)
  • MTA International

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

  • Action Against Hunger
  • Amnesty International
  • Etihad Airways

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1476870500319{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_progress_bar values=”%5B%7B%22label%22%3A%22Full%20time%20%2Fpart%20time%20work%22%2C%22value%22%3A%2259.38%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Study%22%2C%22value%22%3A%2228.13%22%7D%2C%7B%22label%22%3A%22Other%22%2C%22value%22%3A%2212.50%22%7D%5D” bgcolor=”custom” options=”striped,animated” units=”%” custombgcolor=”#f2a900″ customtxtcolor=”#333333″ css=”.vc_custom_1476981381125{margin-top: 125px !important;}”][kleo_gap size=”30px”][kleo_button title=”Visit SOAS Career Services” href=”http://www.soas.ac.uk/anthropology/graduate-destinations/” style=”custom” position=”left” size=”lg” icon=”0″ custom_background=”#333333″ custom_bg_hover=”#afafaf” custom_text=”#f2a900″ custom_text_hover=”#f2a900″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=”top” el_id=”features” inner_container=”no” text_color=”#333333″ type=”color” column_gap=”no” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ border=”bottom”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1476897461186{padding: 40px !important;}”][vc_column_text text_color=”#2c3e50″ animation=”animate-when-almost-visible”]

SOAS alumni and students around the world

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][interactive_map id=”24″][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes”][vc_column][vc_column_text animation=”animate-when-almost-visible”]

Blog posts

[/vc_column_text][vc_posts_grid loop=”size:4|order_by:date|post_type:post|categories:20″ show_meta=”no”][vc_separator border_width=”2″][vc_column_text]

Follow us on Social Media

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][dc_social_wall id=”161636″][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]