The 12-month M.A. application is designed to prepare college students for employment in the public or non-public sector, or to pursue similarly research in a Ph.D. program. Recent graduates have taken positions at the Bank of Canada, the Department of Finance, Statistics Canada, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and severa other organizations. Those looking to pursue a Ph.D. in economics have long past on to research at Berkeley, Michigan, Minnesota, Princeton, Stanford, UCLA, Yale, Chicago as well as our very own Ph.D. program!
Isn’t the world a calm and collected place right now? If you started crying at this innocent question, first of all: I feel you! Second: I think it’s time you get prepared to get in the ring and start fighting. Political Sciences, a subfield of Social Sciences, is, for some unexplained reason, growing in popularity these days (shocking, I know). But, behind the name, what are the exact things you’ll study and do, and what will the future bring for graduates of Bachelors in Political Sciences? Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered. You can persue your career as - Journalist, Public relation specialist, Lobbyist.
Gain a deep understanding of the economy and examine the social, cross-cultural, and ethical dimensions of economic decision-making. You’ll learn how to choose and apply appropriate quantitative methods to a range of economic issues, and effectively communicate complex economic issues. Your studies will include courses such as “Introduction to Game Theory and Applications” and “Economics of Renewable Resources.” A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.