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Political Science

Laurentian University

36 months
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6000 CAD/year
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About

Become a global citizen. Discuss and debate the world’s most pressing issues. The Political Science program offered by the Laurentian University explores the world of politics and the politics of the world. Take on the pressing issues of our time; debate the ways forward.

Overview

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

Careers

An education in Political Science will serve you well in any walk of life and is particularly suited for careers in:

  • journalism
  • public relations
  • law, policy research and analysis for governments and government departments
  • political parties and candidates
  • interest groups
  • unions
  • corporations
  • international agencies and non-governmental organizations.

An undergraduate degree in Political Science has always been the pathway of choice to law schools.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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

International Baccalaureate

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

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.

Funding

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