The Political Science program of University of Guelph pursues a wide range of research interests, are widely published, and are active in obtaining grant funding from SSHRC and other sources. The department also has a strong track record in helping graduate students obtain research funding of their own, including SSHRC, OGS, and Trillium. Many of our faculty engage in field work in a number of regions, including Africa, Latin America, Asia, Oceania and the Pacific, the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.
The MA program revolves around the theme of Rights, Justice, Citizenship, and Identity while allowing flexibility for students to pursue their various interests. Within the broader framework of Rights, Justice, Citizenship and Identity, the Department has particular strengths in Public Policy and Administration and Global Justice and Politics and offers a number of courses related to those topics. Our broad range of course offerings and options to complete the degree (coursebased, Major Research Paper or thesis) allows students to tailor their experience towards their future employment or academic goals.
Are you interested in:
- Rights, Law and Justice
- Public Policy, Governance, and Administration
- International Development
- Gender and Identity
- Comparative and Global Politics
- Policy Analyst
- Strategic Consultant
- Communications Specialist
- Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) coordinator
- The Politics of Identity
- Theories of International Relations
- Rights and Public Policy
- Constitutionalism and Judicial Politics
- Multi-Level Governance in Canada
- Courts and Parliament
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesPolitical Science View 42 other Masters in Political Science in Canada
- A four-year Honours BA degree with a minimum B+ (77-79%) GPA
International6837 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6837 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National2377 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2377 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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