Senior Thesis and Thesis Seminar
A 40 to 60 page (15,000 to 20,000 word) research paper (75% of final mark) written under the supervision of one faculty member and a companion thesis seminar (25% of final mark). The seminar provides a forum for students to periodically present and discuss their ongoing research and to examine issues and approaches related to the structure, organization and presentation of the thesis.
Obtain application forms from the Undergraduate Office, SSH 3027 or download from the Department’s website at www.politics.utoronto.ca.
14.0 credits, 3.0 GPA in Political Science courses, supervisor's approval, an approved thesis proposal.
POL495Y1 / POL496H1 / POL497H1 (taken in the same session)
January 26, 2023
Congratulations to our 2021/22 undergraduate award & scholarship recipients! Following a two-year hiatus, the department was delighted to return to hosting our undergraduate awards in-person this year to celebrate our...
June 3, 2021
In a bid to motivate her students in what has been a very difficult academic year, Professor Rebecca Kingston decided to give those enrolled in the winter 2021 term of...
May 21, 2020
Congratulations to undergraduate student Cheryl Cheung who has received a University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA). Going into her third year majoring in political science, with minors in visual studies...
January 29, 2020
Congratulations to all our amazing undergraduate students who picked up one the department’s twenty-three awards and scholarships at our annual undergraduate awards ceremony. In attendance were Dean of Arts &...