Political Studies


Pre-Master's | M.A.


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.


Master of Arts

The comprehensive stream of the M.A. consists of coursework, a research paper, two written comprehensive exams and an oral comprehensive exam. The thesis stream consists of coursework, a thesis and an oral examination.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies
  • Statement of Intent
  • Publication/Writing Sample
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January October 15, 2017 Closed**
Fall 2018 September June 1, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2018 September January 15, 2018 Apply

**Political Studies is currently not accepting applications for the Winter 2018 intake.

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Pre-Master's

Students with undergraduate course deficiencies may be admitted to the Pre-Master's program to complete the background requirements.

Expected Duration

  • 1 year

Program Fees

Application Requirements

  • Bachelors degree. Contact the Department for further information.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January October 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September June 1, 2018 Apply

 

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Winter 2018 January July 1, 2017 Apply
Fall 2018 September March 1, 2018 Apply

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Notes

*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.


Course Listings


Department Website


532 Fletcher Argue Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
p: 204.474.9733
f:  204.474.7585
e: political_studies@umanitoba.ca