In the Department of Political Science, we offer approximately 80 undergraduate courses per year, and our total annual enrollment in Political Science courses is over 6000 students.
Our graduates accumulate a diverse set of skills, and every year more than 250 students graduate from our Major and Honours programs. Political Scientists understand, interpret, explain and critically assess events, patterns and structures of politics and government and generate observations of relevance to policy makers, their fellow citizens, and global communities.
Teaching in our Department is directed to the development of our graduates’ knowledge and skills, and our graduates are well prepared for graduate studies, as well as careers in public service, law, consulting, business, and journalism. Our graduates are well placed to lead in all aspects of the economy and society, and many are engaged in local, national, and global endeavours.