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Be inspired by the almost limitless options offered in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies — the largest Faculty in Canada. With well over 1,500 courses and more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, you'll find challenging, relevant and diverse perspectives.

Most of our programs offer double-major and major-minor options so you can be inventive with your choices, tailoring your education to your interests and career goals. Need late afternoon or evening classes? Part-time studies? Want to study from home or earn a degree while working full time? We give you the flexibility to fit any schedule. In addition, we offer twelve iBA specializations, reflecting the Faculty's commitment to globalized curricula.

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Graduate Degree Options

Anthropology - Social, MA & PhD
Anthropology - Social, MA & PhD
Explore the social/cultural anthropology of contemporary societies; flexibility is emphasized.
Communication and Culture, MA & PhD
Communication and Culture, MA & PhD
Concentrate on the theory and practice of communication and culture.
Development Studies, MA
Development Studies, MA
Get a full range of conceptual and methodological tools needed for developing a deeper understanding of the current issues and challenges of sustainable human development.
Disaster and Emergency Management, MA
Disaster and Emergency Management, MA
Explore, within the context of hazard and vulnerability, the interactions between people and their natural, technological and social environment that result in disasters and emergencies.
Economics, MA & PhD
Economics, MA & PhD
Focus on applied economic theory.
English, MA & PhD
English, MA & PhD
Study the traditional periods and areas of English literary studies and a range of critical/theoretical approaches to texts.
Études Françaises, MA
Études Françaises, MA
Delve into French literatures and the evolution of ideas and literary fields; provides research training in French linguistics.
Financial Accountability (MFAc)
Financial Accountability (MFAc)
Play a critical role in enhancing the quality of corporate governance and setting a higher standard of financial transparency.
Gender, Feminist & Women's Studies, MA & PhD
Gender, Feminist & Women's Studies, MA & PhD
Focus on women and gender as they intersect with sexualities, race, ethnicity, class, ability and age.
Geography, MA, MSc & PhD
Geography, MA, MSc & PhD
Benefit from our recognized strengths in biophysical processes and in critical human geography.
History, MA & PhD
History, MA & PhD
An intensive examination of particular topics from a variety of points of view including intellectual, economic, political and social.
Human Resources Management, MHRM & PhD
Human Resources Management, MHRM & PhD
Designed for HRM specialists, this executive-style program will equip you with the skills and credentials to assume senior-level appointments.
Humanities, MA & PhD
Humanities, MA & PhD
Explore different ways in which human cultures and their multiple forms of expression have developed and continue to develop.
Information Systems and Technology (MA)
Information Systems and Technology (MA)
The Master of Arts in Information Systems & Technology (MAIST) program was created to address advanced topics in IT through a dual focus approach. This approach aims to combine the application of research-based knowledge with the real world challenges experienced by working professionals in the Information Technology (IT) field. Offered in both part-time and full-time formats, the program fits the needs of IT academics and professionals alike.
Interdisciplinary Studies, MA
Interdisciplinary Studies, MA
Pursue independent, innovative research that bridges disciplinary categories.
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, MA & PhD
Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, MA & PhD
Study language and society, language variation and change; second-language pedagogy and other areas related to second-language teaching and learning.
Philosophy, MA & PhD
Philosophy, MA & PhD
Compare contemporary and historical perspectives on philosophy’s main problems and draw inspiration from diverse philosophical approaches.
Political Science, MA & PhD
Political Science, MA & PhD
Take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics and engage in critical thinking and political change.
Public Policy, Administration and Law, MPPAL
Public Policy, Administration and Law, MPPAL
Concentrate on the themes of constitutional and administrative law, public sector ethics, social justice and public sector management and finance in this executive-style program.
Social & Political Thought, MA & PhD
Social & Political Thought, MA & PhD
Take a truly interdisciplinary approach that will integrate intellectual interests common to the humanities and social sciences.
Social Work, MSW & PhD
Social Work, MSW & PhD
Engage in advanced scholarship related to the development and practice of critical knowledge, theory, skills and approaches to social work; consider the complexities of social issues.
Socio-Legal Studies, MA & PhD
Socio-Legal Studies, MA & PhD
Take courses in socio-legal theory and methods; opened its doors to students in 2008. A PhD is proposed for 2010.
Sociology, MA & PhD
Sociology, MA & PhD
Examine social theory, global approaches, culture and identity, power and inequality, and focus on interdisciplinary studies.

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