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Political Science

University of Victoria

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
5074 CAD/year
4022 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Political Science program of University of Victoria, British Columbia focuses on research that addresses important local and global hot-button issues.

Overview

The Political Science program of University of Victoria, British Columbia focuses on topics like:

  • Indigenous land claims and treaty rights
  • (see the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Nationhood)
  • minority rights
  • migration and refugees
  • privacy and surveillance
  • democracy
  • human security
  • international law
  • identity politics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Politics Graduate Field Seminar
  • Political Theory Graduate Field Seminar
  • Themes in Contemporary Politics: "IR as Political Theory"
  • Themes in Contemporary Politics: "Migration, Nationalism in Asia"
  • Themes in Contemporary Politics: "The Politics of Colonialism"
  • Themes in Contemporary Politics: "Politics of Human Rights in New Democracies"

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Required

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.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have earned the equivalent of a "B" average over the last two years (or equivalent of 30 UVic units) of their degree to be considered.
  • Practica, non-graded (pass-fail) courses, credit granted on the basis of life or work experience, or credit earned at institutions not recognized by the University will not be used in determining an applicant's grade point average or units completed.
  • Any courses used in the calculation of the entering average cannot be used as credit toward a graduate degree program.
  • Many academic departments require a higher average for admission to a Master's Degree.
  • Statement of intent
  • Writing sample
  • English language proficiency (international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5074 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5074 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4022 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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Political Science
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University of Victoria

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