Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Political Science (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Social Science
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:The MA program offers high quality courses in the main areas of political science, but it is distinctive. In the required course on ‘Scope and Methods in Political Science’, students explicitly focus on the various ways of doing political research. MA candidates are employed as Teaching Assistants. They are mentored throughout the entire TA experience, developing very marketable teaching skills.
URL:Political Science (M.A.) at Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research:Canadian Politics; Comparative Politics; International Relations; Local Government and Public Administration; Political Theory; Public Policy
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements


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    Admission Requirements: ▪ 4-year Honours degree in Political Science. ▪ Achieved at least a 78% in all courses taken within the final two years of the undergraduate degree.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 03, 2016