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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Faculty:Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Description:

Political scientists ask questions such as: What causes conflict in societies? Can government policy impact social inequality? What is liberty?



Political science is the study of conflict and cooperation within societies. In order to make sense of the political world, political scientists investigate concepts such as justice, liberty, representation and democracy. During the course of your studies, you'll gain statistical analysis skills, research capabilities, written and verbal communication skills, and knowledge of the international political community.
URL:Political Science at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,763
International: $20,172

The calculated estimated cost is for first year tuition with a full course load (5 courses) for both fall and spring semesters.
Scholarships:6
Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersProgram Officers Unique to Government

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.

  •  Grade12 English 

3 approved courses are required. Only one of Art, Dance, Drama or Music can be used in calculating the admission average. Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) courses or SAT2 subject tests are accepted.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Please see the link above for up-to-date program requirements.

    * 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 August 20, 2020

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