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Asian Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) , DC,
The Elliott School’s bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies program offered by George Washington University begins with a foundation in political science, economics, history, and anthropology that prepares students to deal with issues that cross political and cultural boundaries.

About

From this base, students explore a wide variety of subjects beginning with international politics and policy, moving through trade and economics, development and human rights, culture, and regional studies. All of our students take a language through the third year of college instruction, and most of our students pursue this study through a semester or a year abroad.

Elliott School courses span the world’s regions and issues. Our programs at George Washington University include bachelor’s degrees in international affairs, Middle East studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and hemispheric studies and a wide range of secondary fields of study.

Our students receive an internationally focused liberal arts education. Upon this foundation, they can build their expertise in subjects including international politics and policy, trade and economics, development and human rights, culture and regional studies.

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Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Europe: International & Domestic Interactions
  • Research Seminar: Europe
  • The War of Ideas in European and International History, 1750–Present
  • Special Topics in European History
  • 20th Century Europe
  • European Integration: A History
  • Divided and United Germany since 1945

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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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