UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

Credit System

To finish the Undergraduate Program, students need to earn a total of 144 Credit Points (CP) consisted of: The 42 courses are expected to be taken throughout 7 semesters, averaging 6-8 courses for each semester. The University Basic General Courses will all be assigned on the first semester. The Social Empowerment will be carried on in-between the academic semester while for International Exposure program will be held on in fifth

 

GRADING SYSTEMS and GPA

Grading Systems at International Relations Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada.

All courses taught in English, grades are awarded on scale from A to E.

A: Very Good

B: Good

C: Fair

D: Not Enough

E: Failed

 

Grades at Fisipol UGM are based upon 4,00 point scale.

A: 4,00 C+ : 2,25
A- : 3,75 C : 2,00
A/B : 3,50 C- : 1,75
B+ :3,25 C/D : 1,5
B : 3,00 D+ : 1,25
B- : 2,75 D : 1,00
B/C : 2,5 E : 0,00

List of Courses (based on semester)

Semester I

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Introduction to International Relations 3  
Diplomacy 3
Indonesian Social and Political History 3
International Organization 3
Social Science: The Basics 3
Indonesian Social and Political System 3
Introduction to Political Science 3
Academic Writing 2
Campus Orientation (PPSMB) 1
CREDITS 24


Semester II

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Theories of IR (Basics) 3  
International Politics 3
International Political Economy 3
Introduction to Peace Studies 3
International Law 3
Area Studies: AMEURO* 3
Area Studies: AFROMEAS* 3
Area Studies: ASPAC* 3
MAXIMUM CREDITS 24

In the 3rd Semester, students are able to choose their own concentration study, including: Politik dan Keamanan Global (Global Politics and Security – GPS), Studi-studi Perdamaian dan Konflik (Peace and Conflict Studies – PCS), and Ekonomi Politik dan Pembangunan Internasional (International Political Economy and Development – IPED).

Semester III

COMPULSORY COURSES

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Indonesian Foreign Policy 3  
Research Methods in IR (Basic) 3
Elective: Area Studies 1 3
Elective: Area Studies 2 3
Elective: Area Studies 3 3
MAXIMUM CREDITS 24

OPTIONAL CONCENTRATION COURSES*

CONCENTRATION OPTION COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Global Politics and Security Theory of Foreign Policy 3  
Theory of International Politics 3
Global Social Movement 3
Peace and Conflict Studies Conflict: Analysis & Transformation 3
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3
International Humanitarian Law 3
International Political Economy and Development International Economy 3
Political Economy of Globalization 3
Politics of International Cooperation 3

 

Semester IV

COMPULSORY COURSES

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Theories of IR (Advanced) 3  
Elective: Area Studies 4 3
Elective: Area Studies 5 3
Religious Studies 2
Citizenship 2
Pancasila 2
MAXIMUM CREDITS 24


OPTIONAL CONCENTRATION COURSES*

CONCENTRATION OPTION COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Global Politics and Security Introduction to Human Rights Studies 3  
International Security Studies 3
Strategy 3
Peace and Conflict Studies Military and Politics 3
Non-violence Studies 3
Peace Building 3
International Political Economy and Development Political Economy of Tourism in International Relations 3
Political Economy of Environment 3
Political Economy of Development 3

 

Semester V

COMPULSORY COURSES

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Research Methods in IR (Advanced) 3  
Independent Study: Seminar (Concentration-based) 3
Elective: One course from unoffered concentration 3
Elective: Cross-concentration 1 3
Elective: Cross concentration 2 3
MAXIMUM CREDITS 24


OPTIONAL CONCENTRATION COURSES*

CONCENTRATION OPTION COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Global Politics and Security Violence in the World Politics 3  
Transnationalism in the World Politics 3
Gender and Politics 3
Peace and Conflict Studies Humanitarian Actions 3
Ethnic Conflict 3
Introduction to Democracy Studies 3
International Political Economy and Development Politics of Investment and MNCs 3
Politics Corruption in Global Context 3
Politics of International Trade 3


Semester VI

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Elective: Cross-Department/Faculty 1 3
Elective: Cross-Department/Faculty 2 3
Elective : Cross-Department/Faculty 3 3
Elective: Cross-Concentration 1 3
Elective: Cross-Concentration 2 3
Elective: Cross-Concentration 3 3
MINIMUM CREDITS NEEDED 15


Semester VII

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Community Development Program 3
Undergraduate Thesis 6
CREDITS 9

 OPTIONAL AREA STUDIES COURSES

ODD SEMESTER

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
State Formation in Africa 3  
State Formation in South Asia 3
Politik Luar Negeri Australia 3
Politik Luar Negeri Amerika Serikat: Pengantar 3
Security Cooperation in ASEAN 3
Japanese Politics, Society, and Culture 3
Hubungan Internasional Cina di Abad ke-21 3
Hubungan Internasional Timur Tengah 3
Hubungan Internasional Eropa 3

EVEN SEMESTER

COURSES SKS LINK SILABUS
Economic Development in Africa 3  
Religion and Politics in South Asia 3
Hubungan Australia – Indonesia 3
The Making of Latin America 3
Economic Cooperation in ASEAN 3
Japanese Political Economy and International Relations 3
Politik di Timur Tengah 3
Politik di Eropa 3