Political Studies

Queen's University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
12927 CAD/year
5773 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Political Studies from Queen's University will help you refine your critical and analytical skills.


Political Studies from Queen's University aims to refine and hone critical and analytical skills, primarily through course work and a major piece of written work. 

Students at Political Studies from Queen's University will gain knowledge in:

  • Canadian Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Gender and Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Canadian Politics / Field Course in Canadian Politics
  • Comparative Politics I / Field Course in Comparative Politics
  • Problems of American Democracy
  • Politics of Ethnic Conflict
  • Comparative Politics of Development
  • Topics in Latin American Politics
  • Macro-Political Regulation of Ethnic Conflict

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours undergraduate degree in political science or equivalent, minimum B+ average
  • Language Requirements
  • Fee: $110 CDN, non-refundable
  • Two academic references Transcripts 
  • Writing Sample
  • Statement of Research (Question 3 in the departmental questions at the end of the application.)
  • Curriculum Vitae (optional) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12927 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12927 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5773 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5773 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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