MA in Political Science in Canada at UNBC Canada




University University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC Canada)
Location: Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Type Public
Program Type thesis, course, project
Language English
Program Duration 2 years
Students 3,570
Learn more about MA in Political Science in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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Detailed Information of MA in Political Science in Canada at University of Northern British Columbia

Program Overview for MA in Political Science in Canada:

A Master's degree in Political Science is designed for students who normally would have the equivalent of an undergraduate major in Political Science and want to undertake advanced training in scholarly research.

The graduate program provides students with an advanced education in the discipline of Political Science at all levels including local, regional, national and international spheres.

We specialize in comparative politics, political philosophy and Aboriginal-state relations, with additional specialties in other areas. Each student’s program of study is designed individually to meet his or her scholarly interests.

These are the international student eligibility for the MA in Political Science in Canada

Successful applicants to the program will hold a four-year baccalaureate in Political Science, and will have obtained a GPA of at least 3.0. UNBC and the Department of Political Science are committed to interdisciplinary co-operation, so students without undergraduate majors in Political Science may be admitted with special provisions made regarding course work and thesis research programs.Other Admission Requirements:

  • Statement of Academic Interests: Your academic interests and ambitions, reasons for applying, and a tentative selection of courses for the program you intend to take
  • Proposed Supervisor’s Name
  • Names/Email Address Information for Three (3) Referees
  • Optional: Unofficial Transcripts for ALL Post-Secondary Education Institutions Attended/Attending

These are the domestic student eligibility for the MA in Political Science

Successful applicants to the program will hold a four-year baccalaureate in Political Science, and will have obtained a GPA of at least 3.0. UNBC and the Department of Political Science are committed to interdisciplinary co-operation, so students without undergraduate majors in Political Science may be admitted with special provisions made regarding course work and thesis research programs.Other Admission Requirements:

  • Statement of Academic Interests: Your academic interests and ambitions, reasons for applying, and a tentative selection of courses for the program you intend to take
  • Proposed Supervisor’s Name
  • Names/Email Address Information for Three (3) Referees
  • Optional: Unofficial Transcripts for ALL Post-Secondary Education Institutions Attended/Attending

These are the test eligibilities for the MA in Political Science to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for MA in Political Science in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The international student tuition fees and costs for MA in Political Science in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$153.00
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$18,688.00/year
You will earn CA$18,688.00/year by working (20h * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14.50/h) + (40h * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 14.50/h) at minimum wage of CA$14.60/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for MA in Political Science in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$76.50
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$18,688.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn CA$18,688.00/year by working (20h * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14.50/h) + (40h * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 14.50/h) at minimum wage of CA$14.60/hour.

There are many financial awards available for students:

  • Teaching Assistantship
  • BC Student Assistance Program
  • Assistance for Students with Permanent Disabilities
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