McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Political Science

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Program Information

School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:An examination of power and politics at the national level including Canadian and comparative politics, political theory, public policy and administration.

Our MA in Political Science introduces students to advanced graduate study across a number of fields in the discipline. Students select one major and one minor field to study. Major fields can be chosen from the following areas: Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Theory and Public Policy. Minor fields are chosen from Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Public Policy.

URL:Political Science at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Political Science or related discipline

    - B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program

    - Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.

    * 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 May 07, 2019