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Political Science (HBA)

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School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:The Laurentian University Annual Model Parliament trip is a four-day three-night trip in which students travel to Ottawa to take part in a unique simulation of Canadian government. While there, students learn about Parliament, and history of Parliament Hill and take a great tour of the buildings. The Annual Model Parliament trip is a Laurentian tradition that has lasted over 17 years. Laurentian University is only one of two universities in the country that has the privilege to sit in the House of Commons.

The Model Parliament trip usually takes place during the second weekend of January. Students travel to Ottawa on the Thursday, leaving in the early morning and arriving in time to settle into the hotel and prepare for the following day. Students attend a guided tour of Parliament on Thursday evening, as well as attend a caucus meeting in order to meet members of their party from campus. On the Friday, the group sits in the House of Commons and acts out a model of Parliament, where students debate and negotiate on bills in proceedings that mimic current Parliament.

URL:Political Science (HBA) at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,018
International: $27,602

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 5 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

* 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 April 16, 2019

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