The Department of International Relations from Yasar University aims to train students with the ability to analyse events, issues and phenomena, looking at a range of scenarios, from economic, political and social developments to the historical processes of diplomatic relations. Any analysis is undertaken according to the basic principles of political science, with the ability of comprehension and evaluation, based on an interdisciplinary approach.
International Relations in today’s world, include the relations and developments arising between countries, as well as between different societies, nongovernmental organizations, individuals and supra-national organizations (e.g.international and regional organizations, multi-national companies, and extra-national organizations).
Students of the Department of International Relations analyse the multilayered network of relationships on a global scale, and develop the necessary related skills and knowledge of domestic and foreign policy. In addition, they learn about the conceptual framework and theoretical approaches to international relations.
Job opportunities for the graduates of the Department of International Relations may be found in a range of fields, based on the students’ own personal preferences, interests and ambition. The majority of graduates find employment in public and private businesses and enterprises that have connections abroad. In the public sector, graduates find work as government officials in various departments, particularly in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As Turkey continues on the accession path to Europe, increasing numbers of graduates are being employed to work on EU linked projects, both in the public and private sectors. Graduates may also work for international and regional organizations, research institutions, the private sector, non-governmental organizations and other public agencies. Employment opportunities are also available in commerce to develop international ties and business links in marketing, sales, international consultancy, international banks, media and communication facilities.
The programme, offered to students studying at the Department of International Relations, is based on an interdisciplinary framework, and courses draw from political science, sociology, law, economics, and philosophy. The up-to-date courses and fields of study balance the theoretical and practical applications. Through the various courses offered, students are given every opportunity to gain expertise in the fields related to their specific interests.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score (Grade C):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
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Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
The tuition plus accommodation package is available for 13,500 USD per year.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Undergraduate students enrolled at Yasar University are eligible for scholarships based on their academic performance. Any student, who has completed the first academic year and achieved a grade point average of above 2.30 out of 4.00, will be eligible to apply for an academic scholarship. Within the quota determined, scholarships for the following academic year, will be awarded on a 100%, 50% and 25% basis. The scholarship will continue as long as the student’s grades are maintained.
Yasar University offers Sports Scholarships to successful athletes playing in National teams. This year, scholarships of 100%, 50% and 25% will be offered to athletes in below fields: Tennis, Table Tennis, Archery, Athletics, Chess, Fencing, Gymnastics, Swimming and Triathlon Applications for Sports Scholarship are taken during May.
Turkish Government Scholarships:
Some international students may also be eligible for scholarships sponsored by the Turkish government.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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