Students can focus on one of four areas of study:
1. Political Economy and Development
2. Culture and Conflict Resolution for students interested in a career in government or a non-governmental organization.
3. Global Management for students with an interest in international business.
4. Global Communications for students interested in a career as a spokesperson for an international organization or a career in public diplomacy.
Students will be expected to have or to develop a working knowledge of one foreign language.
Students will spend a minimum of two months in an overseas internship. The program can be completed in five semesters including a summer semester for completion of the internship. For more info please see the Master’s Program fact sheet (PDF) and the Program brochure.
*The University of Bridgeport holds NGO status with the United Nations Department of Public Information and is also part of the United Nations Academic Impact Initiative.
The Master of Arts in Global Development & Peace has the following learning outcomes:
* Note for all academic programs in the College of Public and International Affairs, a portfolio is collected to track progress in programmatic outcomes
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 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).
A bachelor’s degree , or its equivalent , from an accredited university or recognized international institution Recommended cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.2 or higher Two years of college lan guage study or the equivalent ( must be completed by the end of the program) Ability to travel internationally to complete an overseas internship
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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