Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
512 Tory Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1S 5B6

Political Economy

Program Information
Faculty: Institute of Political Economy
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Economics, Other
Description The interdisciplinary nature of the M.A. Political Economy is designed to offer students an exposure to the core concepts of political economy and an opportunity to develop individual areas of research concentration. The program focuses on investigating the relationship between the economy and politics as they affect the social and cultural life of societies, and secondly, focuses on the historical processes whereby social change is located in the interaction of the economic, political, cultural, and ideological moments of social life. The curriculum includes courses with a political economy orientation offered by other departments, schools, and institutes.
Website: Political Economy at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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: July 18, 2015