Political Studies at Queen's has long been known for its graduate programs. We are small enough to be able to provide our graduate students with a highly personalized graduate experience in a supportive environment, but our faculty is sufficiently strong, diverse, and well-known that we are able to ensure that we can provide a well-rounded education that gives those who have completed our graduate programs a strong basis for pursuing a wide range of career goals. Our graduates can be found in government, non-government organizations, firms, and universities across Canada and around the world.
We offer both the MA and PhD degrees in all the key fields of Canadian political science: political theory, comparative politics, Canadian politics, international relations, and gender and politics.
Choosing Queen's for your graduate studies means that you will be at an institution that has consistently been rated in the top Canadian universities. As a research-intensive university, Queen's has exceptionally well-endowed facilities, and is deeply committed to excellence in graduate work. Graduate students are provided with office space and a competitive package of financial support.
Kingston offers a pleasant environment in which to spend time completing graduate work. As the former capital of the united provinces of Canada, it has an attractive downtown core with a vibrant arts and entertainment scene. The city is well-connected to other major centres: from Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto, Kingston can easily be reached by highway, train, bus and air.