48 months
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938 CAD/credit 28140 CAD/year
206 CAD/credit 6180 CAD/year
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About

The B.A. Major in Political Science of Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers the chance to explore the political world through an innovative suite of offerings that combines a solid foundation in scholarship with 'hands-on' learning opportunities in debate, diplomacy, and policy. 

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts Major in Political Science of Kwantlen Polytechnic University  is designed with a special focus on emerging power dynamics at the national, trans-national, and global levels, and is therefore an ideal choice for those with a serious interest in engaging with the many dimensions of power in the modern world.

Key facts:

As a Political Science B.A. Major, you will begin your studies with a broad range of introductory courses that expose you to the key sub-fields within the discipline (Canadian and comparative politics, international relations, and political thought), before gradually transitioning to more specialized courses in the second- and third-year levels, and advanced-level seminar work in the fourth year of study. 

You will also take at least one 'experiential' course instilling hands-on skills in debate, diplomacy, and policy, as well as one upper-level course on emerging trans-national sites of power.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Politics of Continental Integration 
  • International Organization 
  • Public Debates in Politics 
  • Applied Policy Seminar 
  • Model United Nations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students pursuing a major in Political Science must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts.
  • All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28140 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 938 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    6180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 206 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Surrey

1156 - 1898 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.

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