Master in Contemporary Diplomacy

Diplo’s online master in diplomacy programme guides you through the theoretical and practical building blocks of diplomacy and policymaking, with a focus on contemporary issues and challenges.

If you are involved in diplomacy, governmental/non-governmental, public/private sectors, civil society, academia, or global policy and politics, this programme is ideal for you as it provides practical skills and knowledge for effective engagement in international processes.

Participants can focus on contemporary diplomacy or select internet governance as an area of specialisation within this programme, which is delivered in cooperation with the University of Malta.

Conducted entirely online, the MA programme in diplomacy consists of three phases:

  1. Introductory workshop
  2. Online courses
  3. Master’s dissertation

During the introductory workshop phase and the online course phase, participants engage in class discussions and practice-based exercises.

Small group sizes promote learning together and drawing on the experience and knowledge of other participants and lecturers, enabling you to immediately put your new knowledge into practice. Assessment is based on contribution to class discussions and on assignments within each course.

Dissertation: Writing your thesis is an individual activity that you will conduct at your own pace, with the personal guidance of a supervisor.

This master’s programme is delivered by Diplo’s faculty members, practising and retired diplomats and experts with vast theoretical knowledge, expertise, and rich practical experience.

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