University of Toronto - Scarborough

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Political Science (HBA)

University of Toronto - Scarborough

Faculty:Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,100
International: $58,160

Please visit our website to learn more about tuition and fees.

Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government


Politics have implications for almost every aspect of daily life, which is why the field of Political Science is so essential to the Social Sciences. Political Science is the scientific study of how societies organize and govern themselves with an emphasis on power and authority, citizenship and government, and justice and legitimacy. Students in Political Science can take classes within the areas of Canadian Politics, Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Public Policy.

At UTSC, our highly regarded and accomplished team of professors has exciting experience and insight from working in many key areas of Political Science all across the world.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*74 to 100
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 a High school diploma (OSSD), at least six (6) Grade 12 "U" or "M" courses. One of the above six courses must be ENG4U.
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 July 19, 2023