Degree Programmes

Degree programmes in English

 

MA in International Public Service Relations

The master’s in International Public Service Relations 3-semester long programme aims to train experts to fulfil tasks within international and EU agencies, in the administration of foreign affairs, defence policies, and law enforcement. Our students will be acquainted with a broad range of contemporary questions in international relations, from the phenomenon of globalization to the law and policy making of international organizations to international law and the law of the European Union, as well as ‘hot topics’ such as good governance and integrity management. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will benefit from a thorough and comprehensive understanding of today’s international affairs, as well an understanding of the instruments that will enable them to critically assess, analyse and answer global and international problems and policy issues

The following specializations are available:

•                    international public administration studies,

•                    security studies,

•                    policing studies,European studies

 

Degree programmes in Hungarian

 

BA in International Administration

This 6-semester long programme is aimed at training professionals who are able to serve as international administrators, organisers, and contact persons in the international relations of public bodies, with a special focus on cooperation within the European Union and its Member States. Graduates of the training can also work as managers of international organisations. One of the programme’s cornerstones is competence-based training, aimed at providing students with practical knowledge that they can use effectively in their everyday work. Graduates of the MA programme can continue their studies in the master’s in International Public Service Relations programme.

 

BA in International Security and Defence Policy

The 6-semester-long BA programme provides students with a theoretical foundation of security and defence studies, which includes  Common Security and Defence Policy of the EU, NATO humanitarian and rescue tasks, conflict prevention and peace-keeping, tasks of combat forces in crisis management to joint disarmament operations, military advice, and assistance and tasks in post-conflict stabilization. The BA programme, redesigned in 2013 with the joint university module courses, provide a common understanding and knowledge for all civilian, military, and police students.

 

MA in International Public Service Relations

The master’s in International Public Service Relations 4-semester long programme aims to train experts to fulfil tasks within international and EU agencies, in the administration of foreign affairs, defence policies, and law enforcement. Our students will be acquainted with a broad range of contemporary questions in international relations, from the phenomenon of globalization to the law and policy making of international organizations to international law and the law of the European Union, as well as ‘hot topics’ such as good governance and integrity management. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will benefit from a thorough and comprehensive understanding of today’s international affairs, as well an understanding of the instruments that will enable them to critically assess, analyse and answer global and international problems and policy issues

Four specializations are available:

•                    international public administration studies,

•                    security studies,

•                    policing studies,

•                    European studies

 

MA in International Relations

The curriculum of the MA International Relations programme was, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, framed to fulfill practical needs.

The syllabus, having been created to provide practical knowledge and to prepare students for careers in diplomacy, is in alignment with the requirements of foreign affairs administration.

Topics related to foreign economy and economic diplomacy are dominant segments of the study programme.

 

The following specializations are available:

·         International Economic Relations

·         Regional and Civilizational Studies

·         European Studies

Upon completion of the programme, in addition to earning competitive skills and knowledge, graduates will be able to build careers not only in the field of public administration, but also in the public sector, the academic sphere and in the field of international relations.

 

MA in International Security and Defence Policy

The 4-semester-long MA programme builds upon the knowledge obtained by the students during their BA-level studies, either at the Faculty, or in another BA programme which complies with the entry requirements of the master’s programme. Careful development of these programmes goes back two decades. As a result of unrelenting curriculum development in the field of security and defence policy, NUPS has managed to create a unique field of education as no other Hungarian university has these kinds of programmes in their portfolio. Security and Defence Policy also has a PhD programme within the Doctoral School of Military Science at the university, and is available in both English and Hungarian.