Department of Political Science

About the Department of Political Science

Welcome to the Department of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada. Our Department offers a broad spectrum of courses dealing with the political, economic and geographical causes and implications of various domestic and international issues, preparing students both for careers of effective service in the Canadian Forces and for further educational development at the graduate level. A minimum of 12 courses in Politics and Economics, with at least five from each of the two disciplines, is required for an Honours degree; a minimum of ten courses, with five from each discipline, for a general degree. Prospective students are encouraged to consult the academic calendar for more specific information about courses of study or to direct inquiries directly to any member of the Department.

Undergraduate Political Science Programme

The programme requirements for the undergraduate political science programme at the Royal Military College of Canada .

Undergraduate Political Science Courses

The undergraduate courses in Political Science offered by the Royal Military College of Canada.

Master of Public Administration

Requirements and course descriptions for the Master of Public Administration at the Royal Military College of Canada.

Events in the Department of Political Science

Conflict simulation and gaming in the classroom

Conflict simulation and gaming in the classroom

The Faculty of Arts, the Department of Political Science, and the Centre for Security, Armed Forces and Society are organizing a workshop on
Conflict simulation and gaming in the classroom moderated by Dr. Rex Brynen, McGill University

Monday 19 October 2015
1030-1200 SSC26: Seminar “Conflict simulation and gaming in the classroom"
1330-1400 SSC26: hands-on introduction to some commercial wargame products
1400-1630 SSC26: AFTERSHOCK: A Humanitarian Crisis Game (4-8 players)
1900 SSN24: ISIS CRISIS (a game examining the conflict in Iraq/Syria, 6-13 players)

Those interested in participating in one or both of the actual games that will run in the afternoon and evening are asked to register with the OPI since space is limited and allocated on a first come, first served, basis
Dr. Christian Leuprecht, local 6428,

Part of the series on scholarly publishing, research, and teaching sponsored by the RMCC Foundation

Note: This event will run in English

Download the Conflict simulation poster.

Fall 2015 Political Science Workshop
Gender, Politics, and Security

Monday, 9 1800-2100 Nov 15 in Room Currie 200, Royal Military College of Canada

Given the popular and polemical nature of gender studies, how has this perspective informed the study of security? Indeed, in light of recent events, reports, and controversies, how can an awareness of the gender perspective change attitudes, values, and perceptions in favour of a more inclusive and professional environment? What role does gender play in security? This workshop seeks to explore these questions in the hopes of furthering the discussion on the role of gender in security studies.

Presenting are:

  • Dr Stéfanie von Hlatky of Assistant Professor of Political Studies and Director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy at Queen’s University,
  • Dr Alan Okros, Professor of Defence Studies at RMCC and Professor and Deputy Chair of Command, Leadership, and Management at the Canadian Forces College.
  • Up to three Students from RMCC

Download the Gender, Politics, and Security poster.

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