Program Information

School: Royal Military College of Canada
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Military and Strategic Leadership
Military Science and Operational Studies, Other
Description: This multidisciplinary programme is unique in North America at the undergraduate level. The Military and Strategic Studies (MSS) programme offers students an opportunity to acquire a sound grounding in military history, strategic thought, and international relations, as well as in Canadian government, Politics and Economics, English or French Studies, and Military Psychology and Leadership. It leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Military and Strategic Studies, as a Major or at the Honours level. The MSS degree provides a solid basis for graduate studies and a professional career.

Students are encouraged to take at least one MSS course in their second language. Students with the requisite language profile are free to take all or a combination of courses in either official language while earning their degrees. In addition to their course work, students enrolled in the MSS programme are encouraged to participate in the various extracurricular activities of the programme, including field trips to Ottawa, Washington, New York, USMA, USNA, and NATO HQ and several Model UN and NATO simulations at leading North American universities.

URL: Military and Strategic Studies at Royal Military College of Canada
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and does not include administrative fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 French 
  •  Grade11 Advanced Functions  or  Grade11 Functions and Relations 

Applicants must have completed high school university preparatory courses in the following subjects: English or French at the grade 12 level, and Mathematics – Functions (calculus is recommended) at the grade 11 level. All students admitted to Arts will be required to complete university courses in math, chemistry and physics (specifically designed for Arts students) and are encouraged to have taken chemistry and physics university preparatory courses at the grade 11 level. Students must also offer a minimum course mark of 75% for each of the required courses and have an overall average of 75% on the best 6 courses completed in grade 12 including the required courses.