Programs

Undergraduate

International Studies and Modern Languages Program

Honours in International Studies and Modern Languages

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Frequently Asked Questions About the EIL program

Political Science Programs

Honours in Political Science

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Major in Political Science

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Minor in Political Science

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Joint Honours in Philosophy and Political Science

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Joint Honours in Communication and Political Science

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Joint Honours in Economics and Political Science

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Joint Honours in History and Political Science

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Joint Honours in Public Administration and Political Science

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Joint Honours in Women’s Studies and Political Science

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Baccalauréat ès sciences sociales spécialisé approfondi en science politique et Juris Doctor (J.D.) (Program offered in French only)

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Public Administration Programs

Honours in Public Administration

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Major in Public Administration

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Minor in Public Administration

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Joint Honours in Public Administration and Political Science

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Finance your Studies
Financial Aid and Awards

Please visit the Website of the Financial Aid and Awards Service for information on undergraduate scholarships and bursaries, financial assistance and the Work-Study Program.

Scholarships Offered by the Faculty
  • André Laurendeau Scholarship
  • André Vachet Award
  • Director's Fund of the School of Political Studies
  • Jean Chrétien Scholarship
  • Jerry Yanover Memorial Scholarship at the University of Ottawa
  • Rodrigue Pageau Scholarship
  • Stéphanie St-Amand Scholarship
  • Trent Family Award

Complete list of scholarships and bursaries available to Social Science students.     

Graduate

MA in Political Science

The program of studies rests on the following areas of specialization: Political Thought and Analysis of Ideologies Canadian and Quebec Politics International Politics Comparative Politics It is also possible to enrich the political science program with a multidisciplinary perspective in women's studies.

LATE ADMISSION : We are still accepting applications for admission to the master’s program in Public Administration for the September 2017 entry

Application Deadlines
  • Canadian Students: Fall - February 1st / Winter - October 15th
  • International Students: Fall - December 1st / Winter - May 15th

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications may be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

PhD in Political Science

The Ph.D. program rests on the following areas of specialization: - International Relations: theories of international relations; international political economy; global governance; international security; territoriality; critical approaches to global politics; environmental politics - Canadian and Quebec Politics: citizenship and identity; constitution and institutions; political economy; political parties; interest groups and social movements; women and politics; the francophonie; public policy; political behaviour; urban policy; aboriginal politics; immigration and integration; environmental politics - Political Thought and the Study of Ideologies; ancient and modern political thought; critical theory; the history of ideas; French political thought; anglo-American political thought; Hegelian studies - Comparative Politics: political and economic change; development; social movements; identity politics; comparative politics of Africa, Latin America, Western and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East; comparative public policy. At the Ph.D. level it is possible to enrich the political science program with a multidisciplinary perspective in Canadian studies.

LATE ADMISSION : We are still accepting applications for admission to the doctorate program in Political Science for the September 2017 entry

Application Deadline
  • Canadian Students: February 1st
  • International Students: December 1st

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications will continue to be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

MA in Public Administration

The purpose of the Master's is to familiarize students with critical methods of production of knowledge, to develop their research skills, both theoretical and applied, as well as their capacity to acquire the relevant expertise to face responsibilities as public managers and policy analysts. Three different options are offered for the Master's: Master's with thesis Master's with research paper Master's with co-op option and research paper.

LATE ADMISSION : We are still accepting applications for admission to the master’s program in Public Administration for the September 2017 entry

Application Deadline
  • Canadian Students : February 1st
  • International Students: December 1st

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications may be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

PhD in Public Administration

Through its emphasis on research, the purpose of the Ph.D. program is to prepare students for a career in higher education teaching and research. The integration of the various components of the doctorate (courses, comprehensive examinations, thesis proposal and thesis defense) has been planned in order to build a research capacity and autonomy of the highest level in social sciences. An active knowledge of French and English is an essential condition to meet the program requirements. The Ph.D. program is offered only with a thesis profile.

LATE ADMISSION : We are still accepting applications for admission to the doctorate program in Public Administration for the September 2017 entry

Application Deadline
  • Canadian Students: February 1st
  • International Students: December 1st

Note: Based on availability in the program, strong applications may be examined and admission scholarships are available for all eligible candidates.

Graduate Diploma in Public Management and Governance

The primary aim of the graduate certificate is to provide students with both a strong conceptual foundation for understanding and analyzing problems of governance and an effective tool-kit of skills and techniques required to operate in an increasingly complex managerial and organizational environment. The certificate is offered in French and English. According to university regulations, students may write their papers and exams in the official language of their choice (either English or French).

Note: This program is under review, we will not be admitting students for the 2017 intake

Graduate Student Handbook
Finance your Studies
Scholarships Offered by the Faculty

  • Jerry Yanover Memorial Scholarship at the University of Ottawa

  • Political Science Professors Scholarship
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