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O que eu aprenderei?

Prepare yourself for a life of engaged citizenship. Get the knowledge you need to understand contemporary political events. Get the skills you need to contribute to your community and your workplace.

Tailor your program to include a geographic focus on North America, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America or Africa. Learn about political communication, policy and legal analysis, public opinion and election analysis.

Study trade, political economy, environmental politics, migration, economic development and so much more!

Program Highlights

  • Supportive, passionate and approachable professors.
  • A wide variety of classes so you can customize your course of study.
  • Skills-based learning to prepare you to contribute to your community and your workplace.
  • Practicing lawyers teaching legal studies courses.
  • Apply for our Bachelor of Laws (University of Sussex, UK) and Bachelor of Arts (Laurier) program, where you earn an honours Arts degree from Laurier and a law degree from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom in six years.

Sample Courses

  • Markets, Money and International Politics
  • Introduction to Law
  • Canadian Environmental Policy
  • The Polarization of American Politics
  • Media Analysis in a Digital Age

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Management Option
  • Legal Studies Option
  • International Public Policy Option
  • Research Specialization
  • North American Studies Minor
  • Global Studies Minor
  • History Minor


A degree in Political Science won’t necessarily make you a politician (although several of our graduates have gone in that direction). With a degree in Political Science, you’ll possess a broad range of skills that prepare you for employment in the government, education, journalism, law, business and civil society sectors, both within Canada and abroad.

  • advocacy-government relations
  • foreign service worker
  • immigration officer
  • intelligence agent
  • international aid worker
  • journalist/reporter
  • labour organizer/negotiator
  • lawyer/paralegal
  • legislative/parliamentary assistant
  • market research analyst
  • policy advisor/researcher
  • political aide
  • political strategist
  • public opinion analyst
  • trade negotiator

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Arts

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

CAD$27.860,00 (R$ 117.330) por ano
Full-time tuition: CAN $27,860 - CAN $31,930. Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

9 Setembro 2021, 3 Janeiro 2022


Wilfrid Laurier University

Waterloo Campus,

75 University Avenue West,


Ontario (ON),

N2L 3C5, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students must have completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent qualification. English language requirement: Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 83 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each component; Paper-based testing: 560 overall, IELTS: An academic score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, PTE: 59 overall or higher, CAE: Overall score of 176. Minimum total score requirement: 24.

Para estudantes internacionais

Students must have the following:

  • Minimum admission range of low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

English Proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 83 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each component; Paper-based testing: 560 or higher.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - An academic score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum of 6.0 in each band.

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - 70 overall or higher (each band 60 or higher).

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 59 overall or higher.

Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) - Overall score of 176.


Sobre Wilfrid Laurier University

Estudar na Laurier vai além de ser um ótimo aluno em uma universidade de primeira linha; é estar pronto para enfrentar o que o futuro reserva.

  • Nº 1 no Canadá em satisfação do aluno por quatro anos seguidos
  • Nº 1 no Canadá em instrutores dos cursos
  • Nº 1 no Canadá em atividades extracurriculares
  • Campi vibrantes em cidades em Ontário, perto dos EUA