University of British Columbia

Life Science Institute

Political Science

Address:

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

170-6371 Crescent Road

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Canada

Phone:

1-604-822-2848

Fax:

1-604-822-5802

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Political Science, Ph.D.- Political Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Research focus: Fields of study in the Political Science program include: Canadian Politics: federalism, the Canadian electoral system, the constitution, the courts, electoral reform, parliamentary institutions, political parties, Canadian public policy, Canadian political thought, voting behaviour Comparative Politics: democratization and democratic institutions, state-society relations, comparative public policy, comparative political economy, constitutional design and comparative political institutions, executive politics, separation of powers, governance, non-governmental organizations, and immigration politics International Relations: International Relations Theory, International Political Economy, International Security, International Law and Organization, International Norms, Human Security, the politics of international law, and global governance Political Theory: democratic theory, liberalism, constitutionalism, human rights, feminism, multiculturalism, nationalism, identity politics, critical theory, history of political thought

Accreditation:

Public Canadian University

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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