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BA + Master's in English, History or Political Science

BA + Master's in English, History or Political Science

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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) + Master's is an elite program for students who are interested in advanced studies in English, History or Political Science.


Program Highlights

  • Participate in senior small-group seminars designed to deepen your knowledge and enhance your research skills.
  • Develop leadership and professional skills in training and development workshops offered across campus, including Laurier’s nationally acclaimed ASPIRE program.
  • Benefit from mentoring throughout your entire undergraduate degree from current graduate students and faculty; learn from their experiences and be ready to succeed in the graduate program.

Sample Courses


  • Shakespeare and Film
  • Mystery and Crime Fiction
  • Children’s Literature


  • The History of Madness
  • Show Business: An American History
  • Finding Jack the Ripper

Political Science:

  • Canadian Democracy
  • The Politics of Trade
  • Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.


  • law
  • journalism
  • public relations
  • marketing and fundraising
  • publishing
  • editing
  • human resources
  • archivist
  • librarian
  • museum curator
  • politician
  • teacher
  • information sciences
  • government

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