BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (BA)

Apáczai Csere János Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Name of  qualification and level Duration of studies Necessary no. credits for degree Tuition fee Application fee Supervisor Programme mentor
International Relations Expert (BA) 6  semesters – full time programme 180 credits 1,700 EUR / semester 100 EUR / application

Prof Dr habil Lívia Ablonczyné Mihályka

CV

Dr Anna Pátkainé Bende
bende.anna@sze.hu

 

REFUND POLICY APPLICATION FORM

The undergraduate programme in International Relations is for individuals who are sensitive to global problems, open to other cultures, and are prepared to handle a broad range of evidence and analyse complex issues. They are also able to understand and interpret complexity, as well as present arguments in a clear, concise and effective manner in English. The programme is designed to enhance global perspectives and to learn how the world works. It also provides students with the knowledge of how to employ up-to-date theories, methods, and approaches. A multidisciplinary and flexible programme which combines a wide range of courses in international relations, history, economics, political science, foreign languages, sociology and regional studies, among other disciplines. The programme trains the students to be well informed about generally accepted tendencies, characteristics and data on universal political, economic and cultural phenomena. They will thus have deeper insights into and understanding of relations of various nations and cultures.


Structure of studies

The total number of credits needed to complete the programme is 180 credits. The courses of the programme are divided into three categories: compulsory courses (156 credits), thesis (10 credits) and elective courses (14 credits). 1 credit equals one ECTS credit, and 1 credit is defined as 25 student working hours.


Language requirements

TOEFL 513 / IELTS 5.5 /oral examination, TOEFL IBT test score of 66 or any standardised international English language exam corresponding with Hungarian B2 at the Bachelors level and C1 at Masters level.

If there is no standardised English exam, the University relies on an online interview. Applicants not complying with language requirements must enrol in a preparatory language programme. After having completed the language course and passed the requisite final examination, if there are no professional reservations on the part of the Faculty, admission to the selected Bachelor's programme is automatic.


Academic requirements

Completed and signed application form, copy of your passport, notarized copy of secondary/high school graduation results, notarized copy of the Transcript of Records, notarized copy of your language certificate, recent photograph, Curriculum Vitae (resumé) in English, Motivational Letter in English, Academic Reference letter in English (Issued by your former academic institution/teacher)


Details

Compulsory courses: 

 

Neptun code of course

Name of course

lessons / week

seminars / week

assessment type 

credit points

semester

1

AKNB_ BHTA030

Philosophy

1

2

*v

3

1

2

AKNB_BHTA033

Modern History

4

0

v

5

1

3

AKNB_NKTA001

Communication Practice / Foreign Language 1.

0

4

b-5

5

1

4

AKNB_NKTA067

Study Skills

0

2

b-5

4

1

5

AKNB_NKTA070

Intercultural Communication

1

1

v

4

1

6

AKNB_SSTA103

Sociology

2

0

v

4

1

7

DKNB_JETA001

Basics of Law

2

0

v

3

1

8

GKNB_MSTA007

Introduction to the use of  computers

0

2

v

2

1

9

AKNB_NKTA011

Communication Practice / Foreign Language II.

0

4

b-5

5

2

10

 

AKNB_NKTA055

International Organisations and Institutions

 

2

 

0

 

v

 

4

 

2

11

 

AKNB_NKTA064

 

Negotiation Techniques I.

 

0

 

4

 

b-5

 

5

 

2

12

DKNB_APTA016

Political Science

2

0

v

3

2

13

KGNB_GETA003

Statistics

2

2

v

4

2

14

KGNB_NETA018

History of International   Relations (1815-1945)

2

0

v

4

2

15

 

AKNB_NKTA002

Intercultural Communication / Foreign Language III.

 

0

 

2

 

b-5

 

4

 

3

16

AKNB_NKTA069

Negotiation Techniques II.

/ Foreign Language IV.

0

4

b-5

5

3

17

DKNB_JETA016

Theory of International   Politics

2

0

v

3

3

18

DKNB_NJTA020

Introduction to Public International Law

2

0

v

4

3

19

KGNB_NETA042

Economics

4

0

v

4

3

20

AKNB_NKTA033

Research Methods of   Social Sciences

1

3

b-5

4

4

21

AKNB_NKTA075

Academic Writing

0

2

b-5

4

4

22

DKNB_NJTA021

Law of International   Economic Relations

2

0

v

3

4

23

KGNB_NETA031

Global Economics

2

0

v

4

4

24

KGNB_NETA032

International relations  after 1945

2

0

v

4

4

25

AKNB_NKTA003

International Protocol & Etiquette

0

2

b-5

4

5

26

AKNB_NKTA022

Theory and practice of   Communication

2

2

v

5

5

27

AKNB_NKTA068

Current Conflicts in the World

2

0

b-5

4

5

28

DKNB_NJTA043

International Finance

2

0

v

4

5

29

KGNB_NETA001

History of EU

2

0

b-5

4

5

30

KGNB_NETA056

Foreign Economic Policy

2

0

v

4

5

31

AKNB_NKTA004

Organisation of International Events

0

2

b-5

3

6

32

AKNB_NKTA044

Theory and Practice of   Diplomacy

1

2

v

3

6

33

AKNB_NKTA199

Thesis Consultation (Bachelor Programme)

0

0

f

10

6

34

DKNB_NJTA009

EU Law

2

0

v

4

6

35

KGNB_MMTA042

Project Management

0

2

b-5

4

6

36

KGNB_RKTA002

Regional Studies

2

0

v

4

6

37

KGNB_RKTA020

EU Policies

2

0

v

3

6

 

Compulsory Elective Courses (Social Sciences Module)

8 credit points should be obtained from this group of courses.

Nr.

Neptun code of course

Name of course

lessons /

week

seminars /

week

assessment type *

credit points

1

AKNB_NKTA005

Central European Studies

2

0

v

4

2

AKNB_NKTA006

American Studies

2

0

v

4

3

KGNB_NETA033

Asian Studies

2

0

v

4

4

KGNB_TRTA065

African Studies

2

0

f

4

 

Compulsory Elective Courses (Skills Development Module)

8 credit points should be obtained from this group of courses.

Nr.

Neptun code of course

Name of course

lessons /

week

seminars /

week

assessment type *

credit points

1

AKNB_NKTA007

Presentation Skills Development

0

2

b-5

4

2

AKNB_NKTA008

Manager Communication

0

2

b-5

4

3

AKNB_NKTA009

EU Documents

0

2

b-5

4

4

KGNB_VKTA009

Managerial Skills

0

2

f

4

 

Hungarian Language (compulsory)

Nr.

Neptun code of course

Name of course

lessons / week

seminars / week

assessment type *

credit points

1

KGNB_NOKA036

Hungarian Language & Culture 1

0

3

a

0

2

KGNB_NOKA037

Hungarian Language & Culture 2

0

3

a

0

 

Free optional courses 
15 credit points should be obtained from this group of courses.

Nr.

Neptun code of course

Name of course

lessons /

week

seminars /

week

assessment type *

credit points

1

AKNB_NKTA107

Short Story Time

0

2

b-5

3

2

AKNB_NKTA112

Comparative Country Studies

1

1

v

3

3

AKNB_SSTA128

Gender Studies

2

0

f

2

4

AKNB_TPTA059

Global Environmental Challenges

0

2

b-5

4

5

AKNB_TPTA060

Geography

1

1

v

3

6

DKNB_APTA008

Parliaments in Central-Eastern Europe

2

0

f

2

7

DKNB_NJTA038

Matters of Nationality in International Law

2

0

f

3

8

DKNB_APTA045

Law of Diplomacy

2

0

v

2

9

KGNB_NOKM021

Exchange Course

0

0

f

2

10

KGNB_VKTA018

Introduction to the Innovation and Research Communication I.

0

0

f

5

11

KGNB_VKTA019

Introduction to the Innovation and Research Communication II.

0

0

f

5

 

* type of assessment
f - evaluation based on student’s performance and work during the semester
v - evaluation based on student’s exam grade in a 5-grade system:

b-5 - evaluation is based on the student’s report at the of the semester in a 5-grade system (excellent(5) – good (4) – satisfactory (3) – passed (2) – fail (1))

 

 

 

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Hungary

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