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Politics

Acadia University

48 months
Duration
17884 CAD/year
8933 CAD/year
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About

By choosing to study Politics at Acadia University, you’ll transform and deepen your understanding of power and governance – from local to international. You will be able to become a more engaged citizen, and understand the workings of political systems to be able to make a difference within or outside of government.

Overview

Studying Politics focuses your attention on the pressing problems of our times and the potential for changing them. Acadia offers courses that develop the analytical skills, theories, and knowledge necessary for you to understand power, culture, law, policy, and government in Canada and around the world. The courses engage with contemporary issues, including peace and war, environment, development, and media.

Learning outcomes

The politics department at Acadia University is small and close-knit, with a great sense of community. In addition to small class sizes, professors maintain an open-door policy, and are always eager to help you succeed. We believe in helping foster our students' growth as engaged citizens and actively encourage you to get involved in a variety of societies and events in addition to your studies. Our department’s student association (APSA) hosts lectures, social gatherings, election and debate events, and other activities where students and professors can meet informally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law/Politics & Government
  • Writing & Reading Critically
  • Language other than English
  • Introductory humanities course
  • Introductory science course
  • Global Politics, Law and Culture
  • Writing & Reading Critically 2
  • Language other than English
  • Introductory humanities course
  • Introductory science course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8933 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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