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Political Science

St. Thomas University

48 months
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16389 CAD/year
7292 CAD/year
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About

Our Political Science program at Saint Thomas University covers the four traditional subfields of the discipline: Canadian Politics and Government, Comparative Politics, International Relations and World Politics, and Political Philosophy. 

Overview

Political Science Students at Saint Thomas University are offered a sound foundation in the institutional and philosophical dimensions of political life and are attuned to the trends and shocks that alter the forces and issues affecting us at home and abroad.

The program also offers a for-credit Model United Nations course, which sends student each year to at least one major Model UN simulation. Teams have competed at Harvard, the UN in New York, and Ottawa. Each spring, St. Thomas hosts the John Peters Humphrey Model UN for high school students, giving students in our Political Science Department a chance to become centrally involved in organizing and running the event.

Learning outcomes

Political Science students hone their reading, writing, and analytic skills. They examine arguments, identify trends, test theories, and explain developments. They learn about the links between individual concerns and public policy problems. By studying case studies in national and international governance, international relations, and comparative politics, they develop their skills of public policy analysis and prepare themselves for analytical, project management, and communication work in various agencies of the government, as well as non-governmental and international organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Great Books on Politics and Modern Democracy
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Law, Power, and Politics
  • Canadian Government
  • Global Politics
  • Canadian Constitutional Politics
  • Contemporary Issues in Canadian Politics
  • Political Parties and Elections in Canada
  • Canadian Federalism: Theory and Practice
  • The Canadian Constitution: Federalism
  • The Canadian Constitution: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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.
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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.
89

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have your official transcript sent from your high school to the Admissions Office at admissions@stu.ca  
    • In addition to a high school transcript, international applicants whose primary language is not English must also arrange to have an official copy of their English proficiency scores sent directly to the Admissions Office. The St. Thomas University ETS institution code is 0803. International applicants who indicate that they are Permanent Residents must provide a photocopy of their official Permanent Resident cards.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16389 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16389 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7292 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7292 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fredericton

1100 - 2100 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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