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Politics & International Relations, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sackville, Canada
The B.A. in Politics & International Relations at Mount Allison University combines traditional and innovative approaches to equip students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills they need for active and creative engagement with the world around them.
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Overview

The Politics & International Relations program offered by Mount Allison University  operates as an inter- and multi-disciplinary degree program in which core as well as elective courses are drawn from a range of disciplines such as political science, history, modern languages and literatures, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography, environmental studies, and women's and gender studies.

Students with B.A. in Politics & International Relations from Mount Allison University will:

  • gain a strong foundation
  • combine empirical, practical, and theoretical approaches in each year of study. 
  • learn about interconnections between state as well as non-state organizations and actors, the globalizing effects of economic, social, technological, environmental, military, and political processes, and with emerging issues of justice, responsibility, and human well-being that are international and global in scope.
  • gain a broad range of intellectual and critical skills for analyzing the interactions between political and economic systems, cultural norms, environmental dynamics, and hierarchies of power. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Gender and International Relations
  • Problems in International Development
  • Global Governance
  • International Political Economy
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Canada, Globalization, and International Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online admission application and $50 application fee 
  • Mid-year Grade 12 transcript or final high school transcript if available
  • Send us your transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18130 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18130 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8770 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sackville

  • 1000 - 1600 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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