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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1093 (BCR) St. Catharines, Canada
The Political Science program at Brock University looks at five key areas. In Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics and International Relations, you’ll examine power relationships and the organization of power within and among states.
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Overview

The study of Political Science asks how policies are made and implemented in the complex machinery of government. Political Theory/ Philosophy asks how power ought to be organized and to what end.

The concentration in Public Law is a superb pre-law program for those intending to pursue a legal career.

The co-op in Public Administration at Brock University is designed for those who seek employment in the federal, provincial or municipal levels of government. The co-op in Political Science is designed for those with a different goal than to work in government.

Career outcomes

  • Lawyer
  • Government administrator
  • Journalist
  • Diplomat, international affairs specialist-Polling and political consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Courts and Politics: Great Cases in Constitutional Law
  • Freedom and Power in the New Millennium
  • Canada and the Global Community
  • Politics, Power and Persuasion

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • Senior Secondary school credential appropriate for entry to university in your home country
  • Academically rigorous grade 12 year
  • Minimum B- average (higher for some programs)
  • English Language proficiency requirements must be satisfied

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53114 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26557 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12178 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6089 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for St. Catharines

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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