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Government

Cornell University

36 months
Duration
29500 USD/year
29500 USD/year
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About

Students are expected to acquire a thorough knowledge of the discipline, including substantial theoretical, conceptual, and substantive competence in a major subject; to provide a clear demonstration of the methodological, linguistic, and other skills needed to conduct original scholarly research. The Government program is offered by Cornell University.

Overview

Education

  • Numerous interdisciplinary programs are available, and include the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research, the Peace Studies Program, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, and various area programs.
  • Early in their first semester, doctoral students meet with the director of graduate studies and several faculty members to discuss the first year's program. At the end of the first year, students form their Special Committee, which guides and supervises subsequent academic preparation and dissertation research.
  • By the end of the third year of residence, or sooner if possible, students are expected to have taken the Admission to Candidacy examination. The exam is given in three parts: a written exam in the student's major and minor subjects; an extended research paper in the student's specialized field of interest; and an oral exam conducted by the Special Committee. 
  • The written exam is normally taken before the end of the second year; the oral exam, at the beginning of the third. At the oral exam, the student presents a thesis proposal outlining the hypothesis, data, methods, and resources needed to carry out the dissertation research.
The Government program is offered by Cornell University.

Programme Structure

Graduate Courses include:

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Methodology (Minor)
  • Political Thought
  • Public Policy (Minor)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommendations
    • A statement of purpose
    • Transcripts
    • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 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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