Political Science (MA)

Program overview

The Master’s in Political Science program offers the opportunity to engage with some of the most pressing and complex challenges facing contemporary politics. As a Master’s student you gain methodological and analytical skills to produce original research and lay the groundwork for a career in research, public administration, private industry, or the non-profit sector. 

Our program offers unique opportunities for participation in applied research with leading scholars on themes such as: 


·       Public/Health/Social Policy

·       Security Studies, Environmental Politics, and International Relations

·       Diversity/Immigration Studies

·       Gender Studies

·       History of Political Thought

·       Politics of the Global South/Emerging Economies


Students benefit from faculty-led inter-institutional and university research networks, including the Lab for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LLACS), the Center for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGÉS), the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), EngAge, the Groupe de Recherche Inter-universitaire en Philosophie Politique (GRIPP), the Équipe de recherche sur l’immigration dans le Québec actuel (ÉRIQA), and the Initiative de recherche sur l’imigration (IRI).


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