The BSIA campus brings together scholars, students, and policy makers in a unique, collaborative format to identify meaningful solutions to humanity’s most critical problems.
With more than 60 affiliated teaching faculty, drawn from political science, economics, history, sociology, business, geography and environment studies, the Global Governance program offered by the University of Waterloo provides students with a truly interdisciplinary environment that fosters comprehensive global learning.
Through the BSIA’s partnership with the Foreign Policy Bureau of Global Affairs Canada (GAC), students in all programs can contribute to the foresight and research activities of the department by identifying new and emerging trends that could significantly impact the world in five- to ten-years’ time, and developing recommendations to adapt Canadian foreign policy to the changing and evolving nature of the global operating environment in the 21st century.
Are you interested in a graduate program that:
- addresses the most pressing global problems?
- goes beyond traditional academic programs by applying a mulitdisciplinary perspective?
- offers the possibility to work with public policy practitioners at Canada’s leading think-tank on international affairs?
- develops policy papers that feed into the Canadian Foreign Policy decision-making process?
- provides internship opportunities with the United Nations system, governments and civil society groups?
- has options for studying abroad?
- offers small class sizes so you can work closely with leading international researchers?
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Conflict and Security
- Global Environment
- Global Justice and Human Rights
- Global Political Economy
- Global Social Governance
- Multilateral Institutions and Diplomacy
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations International Business Political Science View 41 other Masters in Political Science in Canada
- Successful completion of an Honours Degree in Political Science, Economics, History or a related field (including international, environmental or global studies undergraduate degrees) with an overall average of at least 78% in the final 20 courses.
- Successful completion of at least one introductory course in economics at the university level before commencing the program.
- Experienced professionals in the private or public sectors will be considered for admission, but additional course work may be required.
- Three references, at least two academic
- Supplementary Information Form (SIF)
- Resume, letter, writing sample
- Permanent Resident Card
International14084 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7042 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
National4508 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2254 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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