Academic Programs

BS International Relations

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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.


BS International Relations at UMT aims to provide students the insight and the confidence to view the world and its history from a fresh perspective. It will provide a broader perspective and theoretical foundations to its students so that they can analyze contemporary and future international issues and be able to offer innovative solutions for global peace, harmony and cooperation.


In addition to providing basic knowledge of International Relations, this program will focus on developing critical thinking, analytical reasoning, communication and collaboration skills in its participants. Moreover special emphasis will be placed on building individuals capable of meeting challenges of contemporary professional life.

Career Prospects

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.

Admission Requirements

12-years of formal education with minimum 2nd division.

Duration: 4 years
Semesters: 8
Credit Hours: 130

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