Program Information

School: Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Political Science and Government, General
Description: Political science is the systematic study of politics. Political scientists consider not only the structure and operations of government, but also public opinion, political parties and elections, and the way in which they interact with governments and shape the polices they make.

Memorial’s Department of Political Science has research strengths in public policy, European and international politics, as well as elections, campaigns and voting, particularly in Canada. Students who work towards a B.A. honours or major have the option of concentrating in Canadian government or in global studies. They can also gain job experience in a work internship, pursue a co-op degree, or spend a semester in Europe.

URL: Political Science at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for two semesters of undergraduate study in the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Careers: Intelligence Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
  •  Grade12 Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Social Science  or  Grade12 International Languages 

Students must also have an elective course.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60]