University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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School:University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Public Policy
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Public Policy Analysis
URL:Public Policy at University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Cost per year:*
National: $7,145

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, with the following additions (as applicable):



    -Applicants must have completed a Master of Public Policy (MPP) or Public Administration (MPA), or a Master's degree in a cognate discipline such as economics, political science, sociology, or educational administration from an accredited university and will be expected to have achieved an average of 75 percent or better in their Master's program.

    -Applicants seeking admission after completing a course-based Master's degree may be required to complete an examination as a condition of the program, which will be identified in the admission letter. This examination will typically consist of a written examination in the students' major area and this is to be completed in the first year of studies. A student who fails the written examination will be permitted to retake the examination only once.

    -Applicants are required to prepare and submit a research program outlining the research that they would like to pursue in the area of public policy. The research program outline is to contain a well-defined problem statement, a review of the appropriate literature, and an initial methodology.

    -An interview with the applicant is required and will be scheduled by the School upon receipt of all application materials in the FGSR. The Ph.D. steering committee of the School reviews the file and makes a recommendation to the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 12, 2022