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The Department of Political Science offers programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, and the Master of Arts in Policy Studies.
The following fields of study are offered in the master's and doctoral programs: Canadian politics, comparative politics, gender and politics, international relations, and political philosophy/theory.
Two MA routes are available: a thesis-based MA and b a course-based MA for both full- and part-time students.
For the thesis-based MA, normally 18 units of graduate-level courses and a thesis (registering in a minimum of 6 units of thesis registrations) are required. For the course-based MA, 24 units of graduate-level courses and a project (POL S 900) are required.
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The Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an average of 3.3 in the last two years of undergraduate work (or graduate work) at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
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