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University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

Public and International Affairs (MA): Science, Society and Policy

   
Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master; Co-op
Field of Study: International Relations and Affairs
Description The collaborative program in Science, Society and Policy allows students registered in Public and International Affairs program to specialize in science and innovation policy. The objective of the collaborative program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate the challenges confronting decision-making at the interface of science and policy. Students will have an opportunity to explore how evidence is used in decision-making, how current policies shape the scientific enterprise, and how emerging technologies interact with society. The degree awarded specifies the primary program and indicates “Specialization in Science, Society and Policy."
Website: Public and International Affairs (MA): Science, Society and Policy at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$9,924.10
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92-93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants must submit a collaborative program registration form, and a 1-page cover letter (500 words maximum) outlining their interest in the collaborative program and how their research topic or area aligns with the scope of inquiry at the Institute for Science, Society and Policy. The collaborative registration form must be signed by the student’s thesis supervisor, as consent to participate in the collaborative program.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* 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: August 18, 2018