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Politcal Science at Trent University

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Politcal Science at Trent University

Undergraduate

Political Studies

Politics impacts all aspects of life, and importantly, quality of life. In Political Studies at Trent, you will find yourself debating and exploring ideas around democracy and global politics as you examine power relations and relationships between the state, business, and citizens. It is exciting and enlightening to learn how these relationships influence each of our lives, and more broadly, political, economic, and social change nationally and internationally. Our small class sizes and interactive student-professor relationships build confidence, skills, and knowledge for a variety of careers.

Degree Type

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Explore democracy and its global challenges, focusing on world politics, Canadian politics, or political theory
  • Benefit from many experiential learning opportunities such as community-based research and internships, or participate in a study abroad opportunity
  • Pursue the Emphasis in Law and Policy or combine your studies with just about any subject you choose

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

  • Policy Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Media Consultant
  • Civil Servant
  • NGO Staffer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Politician
  • Political Assistant