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Justice, Political Philosophy & Law

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Philosophy, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Description:Enrollment in this program is limited. Click on the program link to learn more. Building on McMaster’s internationally-recognized expertise in legal philosophy and constitutional law, Humanities has introduced an exciting new honours program.

The program fosters a sophisticated understanding of the law and legal institutions, and of the political and moral theories that address the value and justice of these institutions. Students enter the program in Level II and take a wide range of courses on law, policy, global politics, political philosophy and moral theory, feminist jurisprudence, human rights, globalization, international law, and war and peace.
URL:Justice, Political Philosophy & Law at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,983
International: $29,246

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 78
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be considered for admission, students must complete a supplementary application with the Department of Philosophy, due normally by the end of April.

    * 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 May 17, 2019