BS International Relations (The Bachelor of International Relations) is a four year degree program designed to help students comprehend the complex, dynamic, interdependent and interconnected world around them. The IR major offers a wide range of courses including Contemporary World History, International Political Economy, International Law and Organization, Diplomacy, Globalization, Foreign Policy, Strategic Studies and Regional Economic Integration. Keeping in view the dynamics of the contemporary world and Pakistan’s key role in the fight against terrorism, this program especially focuses on Peace and Conflict Studies, International Terrorism and International Economic Issues.
A Degree in International Relations can lead to exciting careers in Civil Service especially Foreign Service, International Organizations e.g. UN and its Agencies, print and electronic media, Pakistan Military and Air Force, NGOs, govt. and private think tanks; and educational and research institutions. Recently government has offered jobs as Young Parliamentary Associates (YPA) to IR graduates providing them an opportunity to become a part of government’s policy making process.
Duration: 4 Years
BS International Relations Entry Requirements
– Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate / A-Level or equivalent and no 3rd division in Matriculation.
How much does an International Relations Major Earn?
Bachelor of Arts (BA), International Relations Degree Average Salary
Executive Assistant 3 salaries: $48,834
Business Analyst (Unspecified Type) 3 salaries: $40,695
Product Marketing Manager 2 salaries: $96,500
What do you do with an International Relations Degree?
While a degree in International Relations does not lead to a specific career in the way that, accounting or engineering does, a major in International Relations, by emphasizing clarity in speech and writing, analytical skills and a detailed knowledge of world politics prepares students for careers in government.
What is the International Studies Major?
International Studies (IS) generally refers to the specific university degrees and courses which are concerned with the study of ‘the major political, economic, social, and cultural issues that dominate the international agenda’