About

It introduces students to the systematic analysis of political structures, institutions, issues, and events. An understanding of the historical and behavioral aspects of political life in an increasingly globalized world is the foundation on which the academic curriculum for this degree is based. 

The Political Science program at John Cabot University prepares students to identify, analyze, and critically interrogate relations of power and governance. Whether the particular topic is legislative systems, international relations, parties and elections, social movements, law, or political theory, coursework in political science provides the opportunity for in-depth study of the distribution, dynamics, and legitimization of political power.

Career Outcomes

The program will be of value to anyone planning a professional career with an international dimension. It prepares students for future work or graduate study in:

  • International Institutions
  • Global Development Organizations
  • Diplomacy and Foreign Service
  • Transnational Financial, Business and Law Firms and Corporations
  • Global Service and Advocacy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • American Government
  • World Politics
  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • International Organizations
  • Italian Politics and Society

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:

    85

    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:

    563

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed application form
  • A 600 word personal essay
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary school work to date
  • Interview by phone, Skype, or in person
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21966 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    18000 EUR/year
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Tuition fees for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents & Canadian Citizens: 24,900 $

Living costs for Roma

  • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

At John Cabot University we are committed to making our American degree programs in Rome as affordable as possible. Our generous scholarship program provides our students with numerous awards based on academic merit and financial need.

John Cabot University offers undergraduate applicants the various forms of financial aid below:

  • Merit-based Scholarships
  • Financial Assistance Grants
  • Tuition Reduction Grants
  • US Federal Student Aid
  • Veteran & Military Family Aid
  • Secchia Scholars Program
  • Union County College Scholarship (UCC)
  • Marija Govedarica Memorial Scholarship
  • Undergraduate External Scholarships

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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