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Our planet is experiencing global transformation – with migration among the most significant contributors. From the Syrian refugee crisis to United States president Donald Trump’s stance on immigration, debate around identity and cultural differences is growing, and it has the power to shape public policy and practice. Understanding what’s at play is the key to building more welcoming and inclusive societies.
Explore the politics, sociology, geography and anthropology of migration and, through community engagement, delve into the practical expression of those dynamics in Quebec and Canada.
The certificate program is a natural choice for people already working in the field, who wish reinforce their expertise with academic training. The minor is an ideal complement to students pursuing undergraduate studies in social sciences and the humanities.
A Bachelor of Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Certificate in Immigration Studies:
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions.
When you study public policy analysis, policy advocacy and community economic development, you’ll graduate ready to jump into in the policy-making process in private, public, and community sectors.
School of Community and Public Affairs
Faculty of Arts & Science
Investigate the mysteries of the past. Historians are detectives, picking up a loose thread in the social fabric and unraveling it to weave a new narrative through time
Department of History
Political science teaches you how the world works. As one of Concordia’s most popular degree choices, you will meet the world up close: in class, in action and in person.
Department of Political Science
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