In the Political Science program at University of British Columbia, we offer in the range of 25 graduate seminar courses per year and ample support for mentoring grad students in their professional development, through research collaboration, workshops, and colloquia. We have very successful doctoral graduates, judged by our record of placing graduates in academic positions in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and elsewhere.
What makes the program unique?
One of the key criteria that sets the Political Science department at UBC apart is the methodological breadth and diversity of research interests of faculty members, using both quantitative and qualitative methods. We have particular strengths for graduate students in:
- indigenous politics, with indigenous faculty members in two different subfields
- critical political theory and identity politics
- democratic theory and practise
- political behaviour, parties and elections
- comparative public policy and institutions
- migration, social diversity, and identity
- environmental politics
- international norms, institutions and goverance, and human security.
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- Topics in Canadian Politics: Comparative Public Management
- Core Seminar in Comparative Government and Politics
- Comparative Western Governments: Core Seminar in United States Politics
- Issues in Comparative Politics
- Core Seminar in Political Theory
- International Organization
- Research Seminar in International Relations
- Qualitative Methods of Political Analysis
- Quantitative Techniques of Political Analysis.
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPolitical Science View 42 other Masters in Political Science in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Normally, applicants for a master's degree program must hold the academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC including one of the following:
- A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses.
- Academic standing with at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A grade range (80% or higher at UBC) in the field of study.
- Most three-year, Bologna-compliant degrees from research-intensive universities are acceptable as a basis for admission to master's programs at UBC.
International8952 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8952 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5095 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5095 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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