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Political Science (MA)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Department of Political Science
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:The MA program offers opportunities for focused graduate-level study and learning in all aspects of politics. Students have the option of concentrating their courses and research on specific aspects of political science – including Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Public Policy, and Political Theory – or taking a wide range of courses across these fields. During the program, students will have access to faculty for one-on-one research supervision, as well as to the lively research community within the department. A co-op option is available.

URL:Political Science (MA) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,497

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Careers:LegislatorsProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    A co-op option is available to full-time students in the M.A. program. Students are eligible to apply for co-op after passing or receiving advanced standing for five half credits (2.5 credits), and completing one academic term of full-time studies in the Political Science program. Students admitted to this option must satisfactorily complete two work terms in order to graduate with a co-op designation on their transcripts. These work terms are four months in duration and locate students in government departments or other organizations in order to work at a junior officer level. The coordination of the work terms is done by the University's Co-op office. While on a work term, the Co-op Office will register students in PSCI 5913.
    Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 26, 2019