Department of Political Science
What is Political Science?
Political Science is the study of power, authority and governance in human affairs. Our courses examine the social, economic, cultural, historical, geographical and other forces that generate conflicts both within and among societies. With a degree in Political Science you will develop an aptitude for critical debate, and use your analytical and research skills to evaluate competing perspectives and theories.
- Meet four of our alumni and learn how their POLI degrees shaped their career paths. Check our POLI Alumni Video project.
- Thinking about going on an international exchange? Learn more at "Going Global with Academic Advising", Wednesday, Mar. 18, 4:30 pm, COR B135. E-mail email@example.com to register.
- Tentative Summer 2015 timetable now available. Course descpritions of summer courses available here.
- Experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates. Info here.
- Political Science Weekly Digest: latest issue.
Faces of UVic Research is an ongoing video series showcasing the passion and commitment of UVic researchers.
Dr. James Lawson talks about his work looking at Canadian politics and the history of trade in raw materials:
Dr. Rita Kaur Dhamoon talks about her study of race and gender politics and how government and society respond to our differences in identity: