Что я буду изучать?

The department has five fields of study: political theory and methodology; Canadian government and politics, including political behaviour and political economy; comparative government and politics; international relations, including foreign policy analysis and international political economy; public policy, public administration, local governance and administration.

Program Requirements

The MA program may be completed through either an extended essays or project option, a course-intensive option or thesis option. Students wishing to pursue the thesis option must receive approval from their supervisor.

Extended Essays or Project Option

This program option consists of six courses, a proposal, and a research project or extended essays for a minimum of 36 units.

Students must complete

POL 800 - Research Design in Political Science (5)

and one of

POL 802 - Political Research: Design and Analysis (5)
POL 803 - Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science (5)

and four additional elective courses from at least two of the department's five fields of study

and a proposal

POL 891 - Master's Seminar (0)

and either a research project or extended essays

POL 892 - Research Project (6)
POL 895 - Extended Essays (6)

The extended essays or project option requires completion of either extended essays in two department fields of study or one research project. Students who choose the research project normally will submit a work with a maximum of 12,500 words, with substantial original content. If the extended essays option is chosen instead of a project, each extended essay will elaborate upon course work research and normally will not exceed 7,500 words. Both extended essays and research projects are defended in an oral defence and upon completion are submitted to the library.

Thesis Option

This program option consists of five courses, a proposal, and a thesis for a minimum of 31 units.

Students must complete

POL 800 - Research Design in Political Science (5)

and one of

POL 802 - Political Research: Design and Analysis (5)
POL 803 - Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science (5)

and three additional elective courses from at least two of the department's five fields of study

and a proposal

POL 891 - Master's Seminar (0)

and a thesis

POL 898 - MA Thesis (6)

In the thesis option, students must submit to the thesis supervisory committee a thesis proposal outlining a brief topic summary, its relevance, the methodology to be followed, a chapter-by-chapter outline, thesis completion timetable and a bibliography. The proposal must be approved by the thesis supervisory committee. The thesis is normally 18,750 to 25,000 words in length (excluding bibliography) and is defended in an oral defence. Upon completion, the thesis is submitted to the library.

Course-intensive Option

This program option consists of seven courses and an examination for a minimum of 41 units.

Students must complete

POL 800 - Research Design in Political Science (5)

and one of

POL 802 - Political Research: Design and Analysis (5)
POL 803 - Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science (5)

and five additional elective courses from at least two of the department's five fields of study

and an examination

POL 897 - Field Exam in Major Areas of MA Concentration (6)

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Варианты обучения

Очная (3 TO 6 TERMS (1 TO 2 YEARS))

Цена
CAN $1,946.94 per term
Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Январь, Сентябрь 2022

Где

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby campus,

8888 University Drive,

BURNABY,

British Columbia (BC),

V5A 1S6, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Other English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based); PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) with a minimum overall score of 63, and a minimum of 65 in speaking and writing .

Для иностранных студентов

The minimum University requirements for admission to a master’s program are as follows.

a) a bachelor's degree from Simon Fraser University or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

b) a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0/4.33 (B), or a grade point average of at least 3.33/4.33 (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses. All graduate work is also considered. Individual graduate programs may set a higher admission grade point average;

c) submitted evidence, usually references from qualified referees, of the student’s ability to undertake advanced work in the area of interest. In addition, some programs also require completion of entrance examinations such as the GMAT and GRE, and/or the submission of other material.

Applicants normally will be required to achieve a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Test System (IELTS - the academic NOT the general test) with a minimum of 6.5 in each section. The Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL) may be used as an equivalent test provided a score of 93 or better is achieved with a minimum of 20 in each section (TOEFL-internet based exam), or TOEFL 580 and the Test of Written English(TWE) 5.0 (paper-based).

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса

ДОБАВИТЬ В ШОРТ-ЛИСТ

Оставайтесь на связи