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Interdisciplinary Studies

California State University Los Angeles

Master
12 months
Duration
302 USD/credit
302 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Interdisciplinary Studies program of California State University Los Angeles is designed for students whose professional/academic objectives are unique and cannot be met by existing master's degree offerings.

Overview

Each student admitted to the Interdisciplinary Studies program of California State University Los Angeles creates a unique program that comprises course offerings from at least two departments/divisions in related disciplines. Some recent examples of IS programs include American Cultural Studies (Departments of Communication Studies, History, and Anthropology), Scenography (Departments of Music, Theatre and Dance, and Technology), and Biomathematics (Departments of Biological Sciences and Mathematics). In each case, the IS program is prepared with the assistance and approval of faculty and administrative advisers who evaluate the student's proposal and academic qualifications.

The goals of the IS program are:

  • To provide opportunities and appropriate advisement for students who choose to develop individualized programs of study to serve their unique career and professional development needs.
  • To provide the means through which the campus' academic community can experiment with new and emerging fields of inquiry.

Programme Structure

The major creates a unique program that comprises course offerings from at least two departments/divisions in related disciplines. Some recent examples of IS programs include American Cultural Studies (Departments of Communication Studies, History, and Anthropology), Scenography (Departments of Music, Theatre and Dance, and Technology), and Biomathematics (Departments of Biological Sciences and Mathematics).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A clear and concisely stated rationale for pursuing an Interdisciplinary Studies Master’s degree and an indication of the professional/academic objectives to be achieved.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies program could not be accommodated within any existing approved master’s degree program on this campus.
  • A proposed list of available courses chosen from two or more departments/divisions/schools totaling a minimum of 30 units, of which at least 15 units must be 5000-level.
  • An indication of whether a thesis or project will be used to complete the graduate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    302 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 302 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    302 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 302 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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