A political science degree from SFU is valuable in a fast-moving and flexible job market that requires strong analytical, negotiation, data analysis and communication skills. Studying political science at SFU does not mean simply learning about research, we help students gain important skills enabling them to ask and answer questions that matter.
For instance: Does a social media presence boost a country’s international image? Why are voters turning away from mainstream parties? Are cities better at administering immigrant settlement programs than central governments? Is corruption a bigger obstacle to democratization than poor economic growth?
Obtaining a political science degree at Simon Fraser University will be particularly advantageous for students seeking a foundation in one of our five learning streams: