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Political Science - International Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Our studies include legislatures and election systems, regulatory agencies and courts; police departments and armed forces, criminals and terrorists, the media and voters, presidents and prime ministers. We also study ideas: who ought to get what? What does it mean to live well? Which of our institutions and political arrangements are working well and which are dysfunctional and sick?

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Develop close working relationships with our teachers through independent studies, student-faculty research, activities outside of class, and individual mentoring and advising 
  • Prepare for life after graduation through internships, coursework relevant to a range of fields, study and direct experience in Washington, D.C., and by developing the critical reading, writing, and analytic skills strongly desired by employers

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    550

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • An Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A $40 non-refundable fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official SAT or ACT standardized test scores
  • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
  • Personal Essay on a topic of your choice optional
  • Personal Interview optional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39686 USD per year and a duration of 48 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 Madison

  • 1793 - 4420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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