MA/MSc On Campus

Costume Studies and Library and Information Science

New York University

24 months
56010 USD/year
56010 USD/year
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This Costume Studies and Library and Information Science MA/MSc dual-degree from New York University offers a unique combination of specialized content with a valuable professional qualification. Students benefit from their participation in Costume Studies, with its focused curriculum, and from courses on library and information science.


This approach prepares students for specialist positions that require subject-specific knowledge and library science skills. Both modules are based at NYU’s Washington Square campus.

The library program operates out of Bobst Library, NYU’s main library on Washington Square. Costume Studies’ headquarters is the Barney Building, in the East Village. Both the Costume Studies MA and the Library and Information Science MS emphasize research and analysis, facilitated by access to NYU’s world-class research resources. 

Career opportunities

The Costume Studies and Library and Information Science MA/MSc dual-degree from New York University combines the rigorous study of costume studies with professional library qualification to give graduates a competitive edge in the evolving fields of information science, digital humanities, curatorial studies, and data archiving. You'll be prepared for highly sought-after positions as a subject specialist/scholar-librarian in academic and research institutions or as an archivist in libraries, museums, publishing houses, fashion companies, and other institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature & Methodology of Costume Studies
  • Costume History
  • Costume History: Contemporary Dress 
  • Library & Information Science 
  • Information Sources & Services 
  • Knowledge Organization
  • Research in Costume Studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


61 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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    56010 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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