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Political Science and International Relations

McDaniel College

48 months
45876 USD/year
45876 USD/year
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McDaniel College’s Political Science and International Relations program provides courses from the elementary level for students who would like to start learning the language all the way to the advanced level, preparing students for graduate programs, Maryland’s teaching certification in German, and a multitude of jobs in International Studies, translation, Communication, among others. 


A decision to select Political Science and International Relations as your major or minor field will:

  • Prepare you to teach German at the secondary level, if you complete the necessary education courses and earn your teaching certificate;
  • Prepare you for graduate study in interesting fields such as art history, film studies, foreign service, music, political science, and other academic programs;
  • Qualify you to be a strong applicant in competitions for international scholarships for graduate study at McDaniel College;
  • Give you an edge over other candidates in the corporate world;
  • Open doors to internships with international and global corporations;
  • Prepare you for interesting jobs at various governmental agencies such as the National Security Agency and the Department of State;
  • Give you credibility as a candidate for employment with “think tanks” and non-profit international organizations;
  • Enhance your awareness of the European Union and its role in defining the future of the world;
  • Develop you into a more sophisticated person with greater understanding of cultural differences;
  • Provide you with lifelong opportunities for subsidized travel to other countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Politics of Europe
  • African Politics through Literature
  • Contemporary African Politics
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Politics of Latin American Development 
  • The Politics of African Diaspora
  • Conflict Resolution, Peacemaking, and Peacekeeping in Post-Cold War World 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcript: If you cannot secure an official high school transcript, we will gladly accept an unofficial copy that includes grades 9-11. All students are required to submit a final official transcript that demonstrates high school graduation prior to enrollment.
  • Personal Essay: Your personal essay helps us become acquainted with you as a person and student, apart from courses and grades. It will also demonstrate your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself. 
  • Letter of Recommendation or Common Application Secondary School Report (recommended)

Tuition Fee

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    45876 USD/year
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    45876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45876 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westminster

1610 - 2727 USD /month
Living costs

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


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