University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Earth Sciences 1010, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Political Science

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Political Science and Government, General
Description The Department of Political Science has an excellent reputation for dynamic teaching and research that reflects wide-ranging ideological and intellectual diversity among our faculty. Our competitive graduate program thrives under the national and global profile of our distinguished faculty members with expertise in indigenous politics, gender and politics, Canadian politics, international security, global political economy, and the history of political thought. Political Science faculty members publish extensively in the top Canadian and international journals and have been instrumental in shaping many of the central debates in contemporary politics in Canada and around the world. In this program, students will be challenged to grapple with and contribute to debates spanning all major fields of study in political science. We have an exceptional record of placing our doctoral students in academics, government, the public sector, business and law.
Website: Political Science at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost shown is for the first year of studies.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 105] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have a Master of Arts in Political Science or a strong background in Political Science, and a minimum of 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: December 20, 2018