University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

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Political Science (M.A. Two Year)

University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Areas of Research:Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Behaviour, Political Theory, Public Policy, Politics of the Third World, International Relations
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,202
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government


The political science graduate academic unit at the Fredericton and Saint John campuses of the University of New Brunswick offers a Masters Program. Courses of study and research are designed to meet the needs and interests of each student. The UNB M.A. program has particular strengths in the areas of political theory, public policy, international studies and Canadian politics.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    All applicants should have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in political science with a minimum cumulative GPA of A-. Applicants who do not satisfy the requirements for full graduate student status may be eligible for a qualifying year.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] 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 October 05, 2022