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International Political Economy at Trent University

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International Political Economy at Trent University


International Political Economy

This joint major program explores the inter-connected nature of the study of politics and economics at international and global levels. Courses combine the study of politics with economics, international development studies, anthropology, business, Canadian studies, history, gender and women’s studies and more, offering graduates a strong foundation of knowledge for a broad range of career or postgraduate options.

Degree Type

  • B.A. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Study an interdisciplinary curriculum drawing from a range of diverse programs
  • Engage with approachable faculty in small class settings, bringing theory and practice together
  • Explore this growing field of interest with renowned scholars representing a wide variety of academic backgrounds

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • International Affairs Agent
  • International Researcher or Advisor
  • Non-governmental Advisor
  • Diplomat
  • International Development Agent
  • Public Employee
  • Private Sector
  • Government