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Academic Programs for Military Colleges

Master of International Relations

Type Postgraduate
Credit Hours 31 Hours
Duration 2 Years
Language English
Study mode Part Time
Intake Fall
Delivery mode Evenings
Campuses Abu Dhabi


Please note that this program is for UAE Armed Forces Officers only.

The Master of International Relations (MIR) program is the first of its kind to be offered in UAE. The program provides the students with advanced theoretical studies, knowledge, and skills in areas that are in great need in UAE. The MIR program will qualify the graduates to occupy diplomatic positions.

Program Goals

  • Enhance the student's knowledge about key issues and developments of international relations
  • Develop the student's experience on international relations in the Gulf and UAE
  • Provide students with the main theories in the field and enhance their critical thinking
  • Provide students with analytical research skills on the structures, processes, and politics of international and transnational relations
  • Develop student's ability to apply theoretical knowledge in comprehending contemporary international relations
  • Develop the international experience of the students



Program educational objectives and student outcomes

Entry requirements

Course outline

Program Core
27 credit hours
Graduation Project
4 credit hours
31 credit hours