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School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Description:From civil unrest in the Middle East to international trade negotiations, today's political landscape is complex. Learn how to navigate (and shape) that terrain with a Political Science degree from Waterloo. Investigate a wide range of topics, or dive deep with a specialization in Canadian Politics, Global Governance, International Relations, or Politics and Business.

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Political Science at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Scholarships:17
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the prerequisite Grade 12 English course.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.
  • Data Management or any Grade 12 4U mathematics is recommended but not required.
Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management is recommended.

Application Notes : Not an Ontario high school student?

We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 23, 2021

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