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Foreign Languages and Master of Arts in International Relations, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
San Antonio, TX, United States
The Foreign Languages and Master of Arts in International Relations program helps students explore the ways in which global, regional and domestic factors affect relations between countries, businesses, activists, communities, and international organizations.
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Overview

Combined Bachelors/Masters Degree Programs

St. Mary’s University offers Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs for the  Foreign Languages and Master of Arts in International Relations that allow undergraduate students to begin graduate studies during their junior year. All interested and qualified students may apply during their junior year and, if accepted, begin their graduate studies as “conditionally accepted” graduate students during the second semester of the junior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    156 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Science
  • International and Global Studies
  • History
  • Economics
  • International Business
  • Anthropology
  • Foreign Languages
  • Other majors may be considered

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • 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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  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • Completed undergraduate application
  • Official Transcripts. These are required from students who attend high school and/or college outside the United States. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
  • SAT or ACT results (recommended but not required)
  • Essay
  • Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15585 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    31170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15585 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 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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