M.A. On Campus

Political Science

University of Ottawa

24 months
17146 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Political Science from University of Ottawa introduces you to International relations; Canadian and Quebec politics; Political thought and the analysis of ideologies.


Political Science from University of Ottawa teaches you about Comparative politics; Women and politics.

Students at Political Science from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Environmental politics;
  • Political economy;
  • Citizenship, diversity and migration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Canadian Politics
  • Analysis Of International And Comparative Politics
  • Research Methods In Political Science
  • Core Seminar In Comparative Politics
  • Analysis Of The Canadian Political System
  • Thematic Analysis Of Modern Political Thought
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Topics In Political Thought
  • Topics In Canadian Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have a BA with honours in Political Science or its equivalent with a minimum average of 70 % (B), calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines, may be admitted directly to the MA program.
  • Students who do not have a BA with honours in Political Science, but who have a BA with a minor in Political Science or a BA in a related discipline, and a minimum average of 75% (B +), may be accepted for a qualifying year, the content of which will be decided in consultation with the director of graduate studies in the political science.
  • Letter of Intent describing your research interest and your knowledge of English and French.
  • Resume
  • Please note that we have one selection process that is independent of the program chosen.  Therefore, only one application is necessary to the Master's program.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17146 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8573 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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