• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Each candidate shapes an individual concentration, such as economics and finance, classical political economy, interdisciplinary political economy, urban economics, or development economics.

The program

The MA in Economics from The New School prepares graduates for academic and professional careers in diverse fields, including finance, government, business, and consulting. Many students pursue further study and research at the doctoral level at The New School for Social Research or other leading universities.

Entering students work with an individual faculty advisor. This advisor, together with the departmental student advisor, introduce students to the curriculum as a whole and help them to formulate the program that best suits their interests and needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Microeconomics
  • Graduate Macroeconomics
  • Historical Foundations of Political Economy 
  • Graduate Econometrics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1-2 years (full-time)
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Personal Essays
  • Writing Sample
  • Résumé
  • Tests and Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2260 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2260 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2260 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2260 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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