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Political Science and International Affairs

University of Georgia

24 months
Duration
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

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

  • The Departments of Political Science and International Affairs offer MA and PhD degrees, with specializations in international relations, comparative politics, American politics, law and courts, and political theory (including methodology).
  • A large number of teaching and research assistantships and scholarships are available.
  • The faculty, one of the most productive in the nation, has won numerous awards for research and teaching. Political Science has 19 tenured or tenure-track faculty in the subfields of American politics, law and courts, and political theory. International Affairs has 15 tenured or tenure-track faculty in the subfields of international relations and comparative politics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission and Application Procedures
  • Readmission Procedures
  • Deferring an Application
  • Application Fee
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

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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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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