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Master of Business Administration, Major in International Relations

Geneva Business School - Geneva
Program overview
18 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
35,100 CHF
Start dates
Geneva
February 2020 
September 2020 
February 2021 
September 2021 
February 2022 
September 2022 

Program description

Geneva Business School’s MBA in International Relations is designed for you to excel in diplomacy, foreign services and international business development. The program focuses on a broad range of issues, including relations between international organizations and NGOs, international Human rights law, gender and terrorism, cyber diplomacy and political violence.

About 

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Major in International Relations at Geneva Business School has been designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the impact international relations and geopolitical factors have on operational management and business success. After completing this MBA, you will be well prepared for jobs in international fields such as human rights, arms control, international laws and treaties.


Over the course of this program you will:

  • Gain the capacity to work in the development of 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.

Who is the MBA in International Relations suitable for?

International Relations and the geopolitical factors affecting them are of the utmost importance when operating in today’s global economic environment. This specialized MBA course has been designed with these issues in mind and will give students a deep understanding of the impact they have on the world today and will equip them to work in any International Relations context.

Career options 

The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in:

  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign Service
  • Journalism

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field
  • IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 74 (official English exam results) or proof of studying previously in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years
  • 3 years of work experience or equivalent 
  • 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
  • A scanned copy of all required academic diplomas, transcripts, and academic certificates
  • Photocopy of valid passport / national ID
  • Resume/CV 
  • Reference letters from their former academic institution and from their current employer (if applicable)
  • Prerequisite: Knowledge of accounting, finance, or economics. If prerequisites have not studied previously, Pre-Master classes can be taken during summer or with online level courses such as Peregrine and obtaining a minimum 60% on the self tests.

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Program content

FACTS

Duration: 1.5 years
Credits: 90 ECTS
Language: English
Intakes: February and September
Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration with Major 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 gain practical skills and networking opportunities through internships.

Tuition fees

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: CHF12,950 (Total 1.5 year program / 3 semesters) (Refund of 100% if the entry visa or the residence permit is refused by the Visa Authorities)

Total: CHF 42,000

Qualification

Degree: Master of Business Administration with a Major in International Relations.

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Geneva Business School - Geneva

Geneva Business School - Geneva

Welcome to Geneva Business School! Geneva Business School here is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Our programs are taught 100% in English and our campuses are located in major European cities such as Geneva and Barcelona....


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Studying in GBS has been very rewarding. I have developed more skills since I started and I have been using them in a practical way in each class. The program is designed for you to have more of work experience than just therotical knowledge. We work with real companies and startups which have given me real-life experience and understanding of h...
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Geneva Business School - Geneva

Chemin de la Voie-Creuse, 16
1202 Geneva

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