York University - Graduate Studies

Label Label Label

Political Science

York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145


The program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics and is committed to critical thinking and political change. Its particular focuses include critical political economy; critical social theory; critical global politics; feminist politics; the history of political thought; social movements & social justice; theories of power, and justice & democracy. It features diplomas in democratic administration and international & security studies, although students may take other graduate diplomas offered at York concurrently with their MA or PhD in political science.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    An MA in Political Science, with at least a B+ average, from a recognized university; evidence of a strong academic record with particular emphasis on the ability to do independent research (the written work submitted with the application is extremely important in this regard).
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * 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 November 26, 2022