Students pursuing a Graduate Microprogram, without being admitted to or intending to complete a graduate program, must obtain the prior approval of the academic unit offering the Graduate Microprogram.
Students must meet the following eligibility:
To be considered for admission, applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with specialization or a major in political science or in a related discipline with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
If you would like to enroll into the Microprogram in Politics of Transnational and Global Issues without being admitted in a graduate studies program, send an email to the graduate studies office of the Faculty of Social Science at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following documents:
- Two recommendation letters
- Copies of all transcripts from universities you have attended with your request. Transcripts must cover all courses and programs at any university you have attended, including regular programs (whether completed or not), exchanges, letters of permission, online or correspondence courses, courses taken as a special student or visiting students, etc. If your transcript and degree certificate are not in English or French, you must submit a certified translation (signed and stamped and sealed).
- Letter of Intent describing your research interest and your knowledge of English and French.
- Resume required
- Proof of proficiency in your program's language of instruction, an active knowledge of French or English is essential. All students admitted will have to take at least one of their courses in French, and all students must be capable of reading texts in English and French. In the case of applicants whose first language is neither English nor French
Language proficiency test scores equivalencies:
- TOEFL 580 / IELTS Overall 6.5 - Individual 6.0 (Paper-based)
- TOEFL 92-93/IELTS 6.5 overall – Individual 6.0 (Internet-based)
The 9 course units correspond to three of the following seminars:
|3 course units from:||3 Units|
|Governance and Globalization|
|Space and Territoriality|
|International Political Economy|
|Security and Conflict: Contemporary Issues|
|Creation and Transformation of States and Political Regimes|
|Comparative Political Economy|
|Comparative Politics of Identity|
|The following courses will also be admissible depending on the selected theme and it’s applicability to the microprogram The Politics of Globalization. The decision about their admissibility will be made yearly prior to inscription in the program:|
|Special Topics in Comparative Politics|
|Selected Topics in Political Thought|
|Selected Topics in International Relations|
Bilingualism is a requirement in the department of political science. All students must take at least one of their three courses in French.