48 months
24250 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Build a strong foundation for a broad range of career or postgraduate opportunities in one of the first International Political Economy programs offered in Trent University

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What do factory closures, civil unrest and natural disasters have in common? While the effect of these unsettling events are immediate and intense in local communities, they also have a ripple effect on the global economy as well as people and power structures around the world.

In the first International Political Economy programs offered in Trent University , students examine and analyze challenging global issues and the interconnected nature of politics and economics in an era of intensifying globalization.

Career Opportunities

  • International Affairs Agent
  • Policy Analyst
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Non-governmental Advisor
  • Diplomat
  • Public Employee
  • Private Sector
  • Government Official

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Politics
  • Growth of the Global Economy
  • Literature and Globalization
  • Causes of War
  • Environment and Development
  • Governments and Politics in the Middle East

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified below)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24250 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24250 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Peterborough

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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