Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Political Science and Government, General
Description: When you enter the Political Science program at Dalhousie, you’re surrounded by Canadian political history. Halifax is home to Canada’s first elected assembly, the country’s oldest legislature building, and is the birthplace of responsible government in the British Empire. Our tight-knit program gives students the opportunity to work closely with nationally recognized and award-winning faculty members in a small and hospitable setting.

The Major program offers the opportunity for students to design a more focused study within a specific subfield of Political Science. The Major program requires 120 credit hours: students must have a minimum
of 36 and a maximum of 54 credit hours in Political Science above the 1000 level; 18 of these credit hours must be beyond the 2000 level.

URL: Political Science (BA) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,458

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Intelligence Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have English 12, and four other acceptable university-preparatory courses at the grade 12 level.