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SFU's Department of Political Science has established a faculty that publishes quality research in top-ranked journals using diverse methodologies. They also teach courses that prepare students to participate in their communities and find meaningful work.
SFU ranks #1 in Canadian comprehensive universities, and in the top 10 best universities in Canada.
The Department of Political Science is home to many award-winning, full-time faculty and sessional instructors supported by executive and administrative staff, offering courses across all three SFU campuses: Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver.
Our BA, MA and PhD programs produce many talented alumni who work in academia and other influential fields.
The Simon Fraser University Political Science Department offers undergraduate programs leading to the BA degree and graduate programs leading to MA and PhD degrees.
At SFU, we equip our students with the knowledge, skills and experiences that prepare them for life in an ever-changing and challenging world. We are a world leader in research, knowledge development and innovation. And we forge lasting partnerships to enhance the social, economic, and cultural well-being of the communities we serve.
SFU is recognized around the world for academic excellence, innovation, and sustainability. We are consistently ranked among the top research universities in Canada and as one of the top 250 universities in the world. And with more than 170,000 alumni spanning the country and globe, SFU’s impact in every facet of life is far-reaching.
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