• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The innovative 30-credit Master of Science (MS) in International Affairs from The New School is a flexible, modular program that provides students with the mix of skills and area specializations they need to thrive in today's rapidly changing field of international affairs.
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Overview

The MS in International Affairs from The New School is designed for students who already have at least three to five years of post-university professional experience in international affairs. 

The program

The self-designed, modular structure of the MS allows students to develop unique combinations of skills and substantive knowledge that will set them apart from their peers and position them for success at the dynamic forefront of research, advocacy, and practice in international affairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Global Flows
  • Media and Politics of Propaganda
  • The United Nations and World Order
  • Urbanization and Economic Growth
  • Food, Global Trade, and Development

Audience

The MS is designed for students who already have at least three to five years of post-university professional experience in international affairs. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Fall Priority Deadline: January 15
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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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

Work Experience

3-5 years of internationally oriented work experience 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1710 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1710 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1710 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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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