Diplomatic studies and law
The Department offers the following full-time programmes in diplomatic studies.
- Foundations of Diplomacy Pre-Masters is a six month course open to applicants with no previous knowledge of the field of diplomacy/international relations.
- Master of Studies in Diplomatic Studies is a full time programme aimed at diplomats in early-to-mid career.
International human rights law
This six months, full time course prepares students for graduate studies at leading British universities.
Summer schools • Short courses
An intensive programme of university-level study in international human rights law within the beautiful surroundings of New College, Oxford.
Qualifications • Professional development
A full-time graduate programme of mixed academic and vocational study of diplomacy and related subjects, with study tours in the UK and Europe. For early-to-mid career diplomats.
In-person weekly • Short courses
Judges are 'enemies of the people', covid restrictions 'unacceptable assaults on individual freedom, law 'inadequate to deal with violence against women'. The law has never been so controversial. But what are the realities behind the headlines?
- Tue 27 Sep 2022 – Tue 29 Nov 2022
- 10 meetings
- 2:00 – 4:00pm
Online - live • Short courses • Hybrid - in person or online
Investigate diplomacy's perennial value to humanity, its practical and legal oddities and contentious nexus with power at this one-day course. Join us in Oxford or watch online.
- Sat 19 Nov 2022
- 9:45am – 5:00pm