IRD

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT

(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT (IRD)

BA in International Relations and Development (IRD) focuses on international political and economic developments in Asia, in addition to international relations subjects in general.

In coordination with the Institute of Political Science and the Institute of Economics, IRD students now also have the opportunity to earn a second degree in either Political Science or Economics within one additional academic year. However, please be aware that IRD is taught in English, whereas Political Science and Economics are taught in Thai.

IDIS also offers a combined five-year BA and MA program. Students who choose this option will obtain a BA in IRD in three and a half years and a MA in Diplomacy and International Studies one and a half years later.

IRD OPTIONS

3.5-YEAR INT'L PROGRAM

> ENGLISH MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION
> POSSIBLE 3-YEAR GRADUATION

4.5-YEAR DOUBLE DEGREE

> Plus Bachelor of Political Science (Thai)
> Plus Bachelor of Economics (Thai)

5-YEAR BA (IRD) + MA (DIS)

> Plus Master Degree in DIS (International)

IRD BROCHURE AND STUDY PLAN

495,000฿

FEES (3.5 YEARS)

640

IDIS GRADUATES

4

CONTINENTS TO COME TO STUDY AT IDIS

16

YEARS OF SUCCESS

IRD CURRICULUM

Our Courses (129 Credits)

RSU GE Course

(30 credits)
Rangsit University
General Education

Core Course

(48 credits)
Int'l Relations and Development
Political Science / Economics

  • PEG 201 Academic Skills in Political Science and Economics
  • PEG 202 Basic Principles of Data Analysis in Political Science and Economics
  • PEG 203 The Use of Computers in Political Science and Economics
  • POL 102 Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • POL 202 Introduction to International Politics and Globalization
  • POL 206 Introduction to Comparative Politics and Government
  • ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 212 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 391 Development of Political Economic Thought
  • IRD 101 Introduction to Southeast Asian Political Economy and Culture
  • IRD 252 Evolution of World Politics
  • IRD 307 International Organizations and Cooperation
  • IRD 401 Research Methodology
  • PEG 401 Seminar on Contemporary Politics, Economy and Global Issues
  • IRD 497 Internship
  • IRD 498 Independent Study
  • IRD 499 Co-operative Education

Major Course

(36 credits)
International Relations
and Development

  • IRD 233 Public Policy Analysis
  • IRD 241 Thai Government and Politics
  • IRD 250 Political Economy of Asia
  • IRD 262 UN and Sustainable Development
  • IRD 263 Diplomacy and Negotiations
  • IRD 264 Global Governance and Development
  • IRD 318 China in the 21st Century
  • IRD 334 Foreign Policy Analysis
  • IRD 339 US Government and Politics
  • IRD 358 Powers in Asia Pacific
  • IRD 359 International Security
  • IRD 360 International Politics of Asia

Elective Course

(9 credits)
International Relations
and Development

  • IRD 235 International Development
  • IRD 240 Democratic Theory
  • IRD 258 Crime, Violence and Conflict in Development
  • IRD 261 International Experience in International Relations and Development
  • IRD 301 Globalization and International Economy
  • IRD 331 ASEAN Studies
  • IRD 333 Development and Human Rights
  • IRD 356 Comparative Public Policy
  • IRD 357 Regionalism in East Asia
  • IRD 361 Introduction to International Law
  • IRD 403 Current Issues in International Relations and Development
  • IRD 404 International Ethics and Global Justice

FREE ELECTIVE

(6 credits)
Choose any courses
offered by RIC

IDIS

Committed To Keep Students Happy, Responsible, and Success

At IDIS, not only do our students pay much attention and focus on academic activities, but also do they concentrate a lot more on other skills’ activities in a very warm and helpful atmosphere to improve themselves for a very good future.

IDIS Provides You the Best Education

At IDIS, you will meet the real international society with various national students with the happiness of nice and warm atmosphere. IDIS serves the academic quality and tremendous practical experiences including publishing academic research, joining internship with embassies or international organizations, enjoining international trips, practicing real events and seminars, doing such a precious activities, and a lot more.

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