UBC Political Science graduates develop a deep understanding of politics, society, and the economy from the local to the global, plus skills in writing, collaboration, presenting, data analysis, research design, political action, and policy analysis.

Political Scientists critically assess the context, processes, and consequences of collective decisions, generating observations relevant to policy makers, their fellow citizens, and global communities.

Our graduates are well prepared for careers in public service, not-for-profit organizations, law, consulting, business, and journalism. Our alumni lead in all aspects of the economy and society, and many are engaged in local, national, and global endeavours.

Each year
50+

unique undergraduate courses offered

7,500+

student course enrollments

300+

major & honours graduates

Political Science Programs

Explore our Political Science major, honours, minor and combined major undergraduate programs.
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