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Political Science

University of Windsor

M.A.
12 months
Duration
15100 CAD/year
4786 CAD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Political Science department at University of Windsor offers two exciting paths to pursue graduate work: an M.A. degree, which can be completed in one calendar year through the completion of courses and either a major research paper or a master's thesis; and the M.A. internship option that combines the M.A. coursework with a 6-month paid internship and valuable hands-on work experience.

Overview

The Political Science Department at University of Windsor is committed to providing funding packages that match or beat those of other MA programs.

Why Windsor?

  • The Department of Political Science at Windsor gives students the chance to be part of a growing and vibrant academic community.
  • The department has exceptional resources available to fund its M.A. students, and offers two exciting paths to pursue graduate work:
  • an M.A. degree, which can generally be completed in one calendar year (September to September) through the completion of courses and either a major research paper or a master's thesis;
  • and the M.A. internship option that combines the M.A. coursework with a 6-month paid internship and valuable hands-on work experience.

Great Career Prospects

Graduates from our M.A. program have an exceptional record following completion of their degrees.  Our graduates work for Canadian MPs and Senators, in the provincial legislature, and for a number of municipal governments. Many also work for federal government agencies such as CSIS, Health Canada, and the diplomatic service. Others have gone on to become lawyers and journalists, while still others go on to Ph.D. programs. Recent graduates of the program have gone on to undertake Ph.D. research at Carleton University, the University of Victoria, the University of Michigan, and the University of Chicago, among others. The skills you will develop in our M.A. program will assist you in securing a place in a Ph.D. program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Scope and Approaches to Political Science
  • Selected Topics in Contemporary Political Theory
  • International Relations Theory
  • Federalism in Canada
  • Canadian Public Policy
  • Canadian Foreign Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
100
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).
7
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.
68

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic Referee Assessment forms
  • Current Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose (limit to one page)
  • Writing sample which should be program related (10 pages or less)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4786 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2393 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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