Trent students have the opportunity to participate in community-based education programs and internships. Honours students may undertake an independent research project in their fourth year and write an honours thesis.
- Honours Thesis Guidelines and Registration Form.
- Instructions on how to register for a Reading Course.
In keeping with the emphasis on globalization, many students in the Politics Department participate in the Trent Year Abroad Program, pursuing their third year of study at a university in another country. This program is facilitated by Trent International which also hosts students at Trent from around the world.
In its own right, Trent is a truly global community.
Visit the Study Abroad website.
Those students wishing to continue their studies may pursue their specialized interests abroad or at other North American universities. Alternatively Politics graduates may continue on at Trent where we offer interdisciplinary degrees in programs centered on
- Canadian Studies M.A.
- Canadian Studies Ph.D.
- Indigenous Studies M.A.
- Indigenous Studies Ph.D.
- Cultural Studies MA
Graduate students at Trent are eligible for a broad range of scholarship and research funding as well as teaching assistantships.