M.Sc. On Campus

Global Affairs

New York University

16 months
64514 USD/year
64514 USD/year
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The Global Affairs MSc is the flagship graduate program of the Center for Global Affairs (CGA) from New York University, repeatedly ranked by the Foreign Policy Association as one of the nation’s leading institutions preparing students for international careers. 

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The Global Affairs MSc program from New York University provides you with the in-depth knowledge and the contextual perspectives for becoming a successful, well-rounded professional in the global arena.

Faculty members are scholars and skilled practitioners, including former officers of the United Nations, international attorneys, leaders of organizations engaged in refugee relief and the protection of human rights, diplomats, activists, economists, and global energy and environment experts from whom you will acquire both nuanced analytical understanding and the methodologies to develop and to implement strategic solutions that address critical global problems.

In every nation, globalization requires a growing need for knowledgeable professionals who are capable of identifying solutions to the unique challenges of an interdependent world defined by socioeconomic transformation, the rise of new and emerging world powers, and changing cultural paradigms. The MS in Global Affairs provides a multidisciplinary approach and equips you with the knowledge and the advanced skills to navigate different sectors of the international arena, whether working with individuals, policymakers, private organizations, or the public sector.


Delivering rigorous, current scholarship within a practical, real-world context, the MS in Global Affairs offers a multidisciplinary approach to addressing today’s critical global issues. Whether you work with the general public or with policymakers, it equips you with the advanced skills to effectively communicate ideas and concepts across multiple sectors of the international arena. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • International Relations in The Post-Cold War Era
  • International Political Economy
  • International Law
  • Analytic Skills for Global Affairs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

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    64514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 86019 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
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    64514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 86019 USD for the full programme during 16 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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