Social Science Centre Rm 4150
London, Ontario N6A 5C2
t. 519-661-2111 ext. 83657
The MA program offers high quality courses in the main areas of political science, but it is distinctive. In the required course on ‘Scope and Methods in Political Science’, students explicitly focus on the various ways of doing political research. MA candidates are employed as Teaching Assistants. They are mentored throughout the entire TA experience, developing very marketable teaching skills.
Achieved at least a 78% in all courses taken within the final two years of the undergraduate degree.
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum acceptable score is 550 for the paper and pencil version, 213 for the computer version, or 86 for the internet version with no individual score below 20. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].