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Political Management (MPM)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Political Communication
Description:The Clayton H. Riddell Graduate Program in Political Management is an intensive master’s degree designed to provide a professional foundation for students who will go on to leadership roles in the political offices and parties of the nation, and intended to contribute to a more constructive politics and well-informed policy decisions. This program is an important first for Canada. It insists on ethical comportment as a guiding principle at all times, along with respect for those on the other side of a partisan divide. The program is offered through the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs.

URL:Political Management (MPM) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,298

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants must: hold an honours baccalaureate or equivalent with at least high honours standing; and demonstrate a commitment to and aptitude for political management through prior involvement in party or campus politics, grassroots organization, political advocacy, or similar experience. Although there is no formal second language requirement for the degree, individuals preparing for political professions in Canada should have or develop a facility in French.
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* 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 June 26, 2019