The Political Science program offered by the Laurentian University will help you develop the knowledge, the skills and the qualities of character to address the multiple issues that face the Canadian political system and the international community:
- the Charter of Rights and how it reflects the changing face of Canadian society
- the rights of indigenous peoples, decolonization and the politics of natural resource development
- unemployment, debt, inequality and socio-economic justice
- the place of francophones in Canada and Ontario, immigration, minority cultures and national identity
- climate change, resource wars, global instability and conflict resolution
- globalization and a multipolar world or one led by the US, international security and the dangers of war
An education in Political Science will serve you well in any walk of life and is particularly suited for careers in:
- public relations
- law, policy research and analysis for governments and government departments
- political parties and candidates
- interest groups
- international agencies and non-governmental organizations.
An undergraduate degree in Political Science has always been the pathway of choice to law schools.
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- Political Regimes
- Political Ideas and Political Actors
- Foundations of Political Science Research
- International Relations
- Individual, Community and the Political Order
- Approaches to Justice
- Philosophy of Law
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPublic Administration Public Policy Political Science View 49 other Masters in Public Policy in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Ontario High School Applicants
- 1 grade 12 English U/M course
- 5 other grade 12 U/M courses
- A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses
- Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate are eligible for admission provided they have achieved a minimum score of 28 and have fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level). Applicants may receive transfer credits for higher level courses with grades of 5 or higher.
- Applicants must submit the International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.
International6000 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 CAD per year during 36 months.
National6000 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 CAD per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Greater Sudbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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