About this Degree
Students of the Political Science program at University of Toronto may choose from three fields: Political Economy of International Development; Political Science; and Political Theory. Students whose interests are primarily normative and philosophical may choose the field of Political Theory.
The MA program may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.
- Political Economy of International Development
- Politics of Growth in Developing Countries
- Theories and Issues — The Politics of Development
- Research Seminars
- MA Research Seminar
- 12 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)
DisciplinesPublic Policy Political Science View 76 other Masters in Public Policy in Canada
Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Political Science's additional admission requirements stated below.
Cumulative grade average equivalent to a University of Toronto B+ or better in an appropriate bachelor's degree program. Preference will be given to applicants with outstanding academic records and a strong background in political science.
Applicants must provide evidence of a satisfactory background in political science and a second social science. Applicants intending to enrol in a master's-level economics course must meet undergraduate prerequisites in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and statistics. A satisfactory background in political science means a minimum of five well-distributed courses including at least one relating to development.
International27520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27520 USD per year during 12 months.
National6210 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6210 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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