ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER BÖLÜMÜ

M.S. with thesis in International Relations

The Masters program aims at giving the students a firm grounding and enhanced awareness in the theoretical and methodological issues concerning international relations. By doing this, the program intends to provide the professionals and experts, who constitute the existing and prospective civil servants in the relevant state institutions, with specialized knowledge in the field.

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
ECTS
Credit
IR503 THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 3 3 0 8.0
IR535 ETHICS AND RESEARCH METHODS IN IR 3 0 0 8.0
IR550 SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 0 0 0 10.0
IR599 MASTER'S THESIS 0 0 0 50.0

5 elective course(s) approved by the Department of International Relations.

Total minimum credit: 21



Ph.D. in International Relations

At the doctorate level, the program is designed to specialize students in theory, methodology, nd historical and political dimensions of International Relations with a particular emphasis on the Middle East and Europe with which Turkey has relations of great importance given the fact that it is geographically located in these areas.

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
ECTS
Credit
IR601 ADV. TOP.IN THEORY&METHODO. IN INT.REL. 3 3 0 8.0
IR603 MIDDLE EAST IN WORLD AFFAIRS 3 3 0 8.0
IR606 ETHICS AND APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS IN IR 3 0 0 8.0
IR607 PROTHESIS SEMINAR: ISSUES AND DEBATES 0 0 0 10.0
IR699 PH.D. DISSERTATION 0 0 0 130.0

4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of International Relations.

Total minimum credit: 21



Integrated Ph.D. in International Relations


Course Code Course Name METU Credit Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
ECTS
Credit
IR503 THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 3 3 0 8.0
IR550 SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 0 0 0 10.0
IR601 ADV. TOP.IN THEORY&METHODO. IN INT.REL. 3 3 0 8.0
IR602 HISTORY, POL. & INTER. RELATIONS 3 3 0 8.0
IR603 MIDDLE EAST IN WORLD AFFAIRS 3 3 0 8.0
IR606 ETHICS AND APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS IN IR 3 0 0 8.0
IR607 PROTHESIS SEMINAR: ISSUES AND DEBATES 0 0 0 10.0
IR699 PH.D. DISSERTATION 0 0 0 130.0

4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of International Relations.

Total minimum credit: 28



h/w = hours per week