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Politics

The New School

24 months
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2260 USD/credit 67800 USD/year
2260 USD/credit 67800 USD/year
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About

The PhD in Politics at The New School is designed for students who have completed the Politics MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university. 

Overview

The PhD provides maximum flexibility, enabling graduates to develop the highest level of competence in their chosen field of scholarly specialization. 

Research Methods

  • All Politics PhD students at The New School are required to complete methods training in order to become conversant in methodological themes and debates in their field of study. 
  • Each student’s primary faculty advisor suggests and approves methods training most appropriate to the student’s project or trajectory of study. 

Programme Structure

To earn the PhD in Politics, a student must complete and pass the following:

  • 30 credits of coursework beyond the MA, including the PhD Seminar (GPOL 7300) and field seminars in the student's choice of major and minor fields
  • Methods training appropriate to the student's project and trajectory of study
  • A language requirement
  • Written exams in two fields (political theory, comparative politics, global politics, or American politics)
  • An oral defense of a PhD dissertation proposal
  • A dissertation
  • An oral defense of the dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Application Deadlines

  • Fellowship Deadline: January 7

  • International Applicant Deadline: June 15

  • Final Deadline for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents: August 1

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission Requirements: International applicants are required to follow all admission procedures for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Please pay special attention to the transcript requirements for applicants with foreign credentials.
  • Transcripts: Review the admission procedures for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Please pay special attention to the transcript requirements for applicants with foreign credentials.
  • TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE: A TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score is not required for applicants whose primary language is English or who have earned a four-year degree from a U.S. college/university or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    67800 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    67800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2260 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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