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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [UOTTAWA], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  41951Enrollment

Bachelor of Social Science [B.Soc.Sc] (Political Science)

 4 years
 120 Credits
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

$ 40,680 

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Social Science in Political Science is a 4 years program at the University of Ottawa.
  • This program is taught in English and French. So, students must opt for their language of Instruction.
  • This program offers in-depth training in political science and encourages critical reflection on pivotal issues like citizenship, identity, political participation, globalization and development, governance and the state, and ethics and democracy.
  • Through this political studies program, students build their knowledge in four subfields of political science such as: 
    • political thought 
    • Canadian and Quebec politics 
    • comparative politics, and
    • international relations and global politics
  • Political science seeks to describe, analyze, understand, and assess the principles and power relations that govern social life.
  • The International Outlook of this Program is 89.6%.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase in interaction between professors and students.
  • The majority of the classes have 20 students which boost Students Performance.
  • The Salary of the graduates will be between 38,322 USD - 50,358 USD.
  • The Employment rate after graduation is 92.8%.
  • To apply for any Scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Bachelor
    Duration4 years
    Total Credits120
    Fees$ 167,772 for 4 years or 120 Credits Program
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
    Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    Program Urlhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/undergrad/honours-bsocsc-political-science/

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Completion of Higher secondary education with mathematics as courses in them.
    • The minimum marks required are 70% or marks equivalent to Grade B.

    Language Requirments:

    • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required at the time of admission.
    • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has mathematics courses with 70% marks.


    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


    Application Deadline

    Fall
    Apr 01


    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    86 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition fees$40680$40680$40680$40680
    Others$1263$1263$1263$1263
    Total fees$41943$41943$41943$41943

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 4,420
    Meals$ 5,350
    Living expenses$ 2,990

    Ranking

    Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

    Ranked #101/ 400

    Political Science [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
    • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
    • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
    • The cost of the student visa is 113 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

    The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

    • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
    • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
    • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

    Some jobs available on campus are:

    • Student ambassador
    • Student mentor
    • Research assistant
    • Assistant editor
    • Assistant fundraising officer
    • Theatre costume assistant

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