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International Relations and Development Studies

  • Based on a set of core, political science courses and two concentrations selected from Economics, Geography and Globalization, History, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Sociology, Languages (choice of French, Arabic, German, Italian or Spanish), and Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Combines several academic disciplines into a varied and fascinating study of global politics
  • Includes cutting-edge research by UWindsor political science faculty in such areas as: conflict resolution and diplomacy; development and aid strategies; food security and hunger; international policy analysis; international trade; Middle Eastern and Islamic politics and religion and politics

Course Descriptions - International Relations (found within Political Science)


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Arts (Honours and General) in International Relations and Development Studies
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U required.
Career Tracks: 
  • Foreign Service (public service)
  • International organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Law (with additional studies)
  • International business
  • Journalism
  • Consulting
  • Education (with additional studies)