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About

Prepare for internationally focused positions in the U.S. or abroad with the practical, interdisciplinary and interactive Master of Global Studies and International Relations (Online) at Northeastern University 

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Overview

The Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations (Online) at Northeastern University   concentrates on both global studies and international relations, allowing students to gain one comprehensive degree. 

Classes focus on real-world fieldwork such as analyzing the investment portfolios of developing nations, staging mock debates, crisis management, and the art of speechwriting for top embassy officials—preparing you for leadership roles in international organizations and areas like consulting, nonprofit management, business and industry, education, foreign service, or banking. 

With students coming from more than 24 countries and over 34 states and faculty with decades of experience working as ambassadors, foreign service officers, diplomats, and more, there are rich opportunities for discussion and debates on international perspectives.

Career

Graduates have gone on to work in diverse areas such as international business, journalism, defense, international security, for NGOs or the UN, various embassies and consulates, and nonprofits around the world. 

Our international faculty and alumni are established in their careers and can serve as advocates during your job search. Northeastern’s renowned co-op and internship program allows you to gain hands-on work experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Globalization and Global Politics and Economics
  • Global Literacy, Culture, and Community
  • Basic Field Research Methods
  • Peace and Conflict
  • Regional Studies: East Asia
  • Regional Studies: Middle East
  • Regional Studies: Sub-Saharan Africa

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): identify your educational goals and expectations of the program
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation: from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer

English language proficiency proof: students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following:

  • Official associate or bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S., stating degree conferral and date
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or NU Global Exam scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35700 USD for the full programme during 18 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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