University of Toronto - Scarborough

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Public Policy (HBA)

University of Toronto - Scarborough

Faculty:Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Public Policy Analysis
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:LegislatorsNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


The Public Policy program at U of T Scarborough combines academic learning with practical experience in the public, private, and civil sectors. Students interested in this special branch of Political Science will gain the analytical and methodological skills to understand the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies.

Students aiming to be effective policy-makers and social entrepreneurs will gain an invaluable skill set including critical thinking and communication, designing and executing research projects, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 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:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]

* 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