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Global Policy - Developmental Policy, MGP

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #98 (QS) , MA,
The year-and-a-half MGP with a Specialization in Developmental Policy is perfect for students interested in improving quality of life for people throughout the developing world in an environmentally sound manner. 

About

The program prepares students for development policy careers in government, nonprofit institutions, international organizations, and the private sector.Students complete a set of universal requirements, including core courses on quantitative analysis, international economics, negotiation and diplomacy, and global policy analysis.  In their final semester, students take a four credit course as part of a capstone project. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Quantitative Analysis for Global Affairs
  • Economics for Global Policy
  • Negotiation and Diplomacy
  • Global Policy Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • 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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A non-refundable application fee of $95
  • A copy of your transcript to be uploaded within our online application
  • Three letters of recommendation written by people who know you well
  • Resume/CV
  • The GRE is required
  • Students who received their undergraduate degree from a non-English speaking institution must also take the TOEFL
  • In addition to the TOEFL, the IELTS is also accepted as proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52816 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    52816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52816 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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