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Political Science and International Affairs

University of Georgia

24 months
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25186 USD/year
25186 USD/year
8878 USD/year
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About

The MA in Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Georgia offers world-renowned faculty and cutting-edge research tools and methodologies for students interested in international relations, comparative politics, American politics, or political theory.

Overview

About this Degree

The MA degree in Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Georgia is administered jointly by the Departments of Political Science and International Affairs and is designed as a preparation for the PhD. Students must complete three classes in research methods, as well as courses in the program’s offered fields. Between the two departments, courses are offered in international relations, comparative politics, American politics, law and courts, and political theory.

The MA program in Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Georgia invites students who wish to study politics in its many forms, but who also want to develop the analytic skills necessary to achieve mastery in their areas of study. Dedicated to providing the substantive political knowledge any advanced student of politics would want and need, the program also provides the exposure to cutting-edge research tools that distinguishes the very best graduate programs. Some faculty are senior members of the discipline, while others are rising stars who are already receiving national recognition. All are committed to the core mission of the graduate program.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • POLS 7010 
  • POLS 7012 
  • One core seminar 
  • POLS 7770 for new TAs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Graduate School Application and fee ($75 domestic / $100 international). Please note that the Graduate School does not issue fee waivers based on financial need. Some applicants, such as McNair Scholars and veterans, may qualify for an application fee waiver: a full list of qualifying programs is here.
  • One unofficial transcript from each institution of higher education attended, except the University of Georgia. University of Georgia transcripts are on file. You may upload transcripts through the application portal or mail them directly to the UGA Graduate School.
  • Official GRE general test score report. The UGA institutional code for ETS reporting is 5813.  No departmental code is required.
  •  Personal Objective Form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three academic letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12593 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4439 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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