The Russian Studies MA with a Concentration in International Relations is a 34 point program, with 14 points being undertaken in IR coursework. Students write a jointly supervised MA thesis (one advisor from IR and one affiliated with the Department of Russian & Slavic Studies).
Russian Studies MA students with a concentration in IR fulfill the same principal requirements as others in the Russian Studies MA (Defining Russia RUSSN-GA 2121 and the language requirement).
Courses to be taken in IR include:
- Global and International History, INTRL-GA 1600
- International Relations, INTRL-GA 1700
- Master’s Thesis Seminar, INTRL-GA 4000 (2 credits, in place of the Russian & Slavic Department’s option of thesis research independent study)
- one IR elective
For a description of NYU’s Master’s Program in International Relations, see http://ir.as.nyu.edu/page/graduate. Interested applicants may also contact the program’s director Dr. Michael Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.