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Program Information

School:Mount Royal University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Public Policy Analysis
Description:Understand the need for effective, responsive policies in government, business or non-profit sectors and learn how to critique, write and implement policy. Gain practical experience during a semester work term in the world of policy-making.

The honours degree option of the Bachelor of Arts in Policy Studies program requires students to complete a thesis with the supervision of a faculty supervisor/co-supervisors. The principal requirement of the honours degree is to write a 40-60 page paper (not counting notes, bibliography and appendices) that showcases the qualitative and/or quantitative skills that a student has acquired as an undergraduate at Mount Royal University, and is of sufficient quality and interest to present to an employer or a graduate school. The thesis should reflect some independent research in the policy field that is genuinely the student's own work.
URL:Policy Studies at Mount Royal University
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,100
International: $10,500

Cost is quoted based on annual tuition.
Careers:LegislatorsNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 

Mount Royal has a general admission policy which must be met to be considered for admission into our academic programs. Once you have applied and we have received your supporting documentation, the Admissions and Recruitment Office will determine your admission category.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Applicants must meet English requirements for admission to Mount Royal, if your first language (learned and understood) is not English.

Application Notes : Applicants must meet English requirements for admission to Mount Royal, if your first language (learned and understood) is not English.
Cost Notes : Cost is quoted based on annual tuition.

* 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 December 23, 2020

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