Current Timetable

Graduate Timetable 2021-2022

Students will be asked to complete the electronic registration for first term in early August.  This will be considered a preliminary registration.  Final registration for first term courses must be completed at the end of the second week of classes in September.  The electronic registration for second term courses will open in December.  Final registration for second term courses must be completed at the end of the second week of classes in January.  Changes will not be permitted beyond the second week of classes in either term.  

Course outlines are posted as they become available.

Graduate Courses






Research Design

C. de Clercy

TH 10:30-12:30
ssc 4255


Advanced Research Design (PhD only)

L. Stephenson

T 9:00-11:30
ssc 7251


Political Theory

C. Jones

T 3:30-5:30
ssc 7210


Critical Political Theory 

N. Biswas Mellamphy

M 11:30-1:30
ssc 7210


International Relations

A. Harmes

M 11:30-1:30
ssc 4105


Urban Political Economy  (LG)

Z. Taylor

W 1:30-4:30
ssc 4103


Canadian Politics

C. Alcantara

W 10:30-1:30
ssc 7210


Public Opinion   (Cdn, Cmp)

C. Anderson

W 9:30-12:30
ssc 4103


Voting and Elections (Cdn, Cmp, LG)

L. Stephenson

TH 9:30-12:30
ssc 4105


Comparative Politics

B. Morrison

TH 1:30-3:30
ssc 4103


Comparative Political Behaviour

M. Turgeon

TH 1:30-3:30
ssc 7210


Intro to Quantitative Methods (Methods 1)

D. Armstrong

M 10:00-11:30
W 9:00-10:30
ssc 7210


Regression and Causal Inference (Methods 2)

M. Turgeon

T 10:30-12:30
W 4:00-5:00
ssc 7210


Maximum Likelihood Estimation (Methods 3)

D. Armstrong

TH 10:30-1:30
ssc 7210

9594L Summer

Time-Series Methods

M. Lebo

M, T, TH 1:00-4:00
ssc 4255
(4 weeks starting
May 30)

9744L Summer

Biology & Political Behavior

A. Friesen

T, W, TH 9:00-11:30
ssc 4255
(4 weeks starting
May 3)


Special Topics

9723A (4426F)

Genocide  (IR)

J. Quinn

TH 1:30-3:30
ssc 4255

9729A (4413F)

Intergenerational Justice (Theory)

E. Finneron-Burns

TH 2:30-4:30
ssc 4105

9755A (4210F)

Globalization and Urban Politics (LG, Cdn, Cmp)

M. Horak

TH 1:30-3:30
ssc 4112

9762B (4206G)

Theories of Global Justice   (Theory, IR)

R. Vernon

TH 12:30-2:30
ssc 4112

9782B (4216G)

Women and Political Leadership  (Cdn)

C. de Clercy

T 11:30-1:30
ssc 4105

A = Fall Term, First Term (September - December)
B = Winter Term, Second Term (January - April)
L =  Summer Term, Third Term (May - August)

Methods courses must be taken in order - Methods 1, Methods 2, Methods 3

See the following course outline inclusions:

For information on course outlines click here.

First term graduate courses are not prerequisites for second term graduate courses.

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Scholastic Offences

Scholastic offences are taken seriously and students are directed to read the appropriate policy, specifically, the definition of what constitutes a Scholastic Offence, at the following Web site  Scholastic Discipline Regulations for Graduate students can be found here.


Students are expected to download and bring a copy of the course outline to the first class.

Support Services

Students who are in emotional/mental distress should refer to Health/Wellness Services for a complete list of options on how to obtain help.

Student Accessibility Services

Western is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for all its members, including graduate students.  As part of this commitment, Western provides a variety of services devoted to promoting, advocating, and accommodating persons with disabilities in their respective graduate program.  Graduate students with disabilities (for example, chronic illnesses, mental health conditions, mobility impairments) are encouraged to register with Student Accessibility Services, a confidential service designed to support graduate and undergraduate students through their academic prgram.  With the appropriate documents, the student will work with both SAS and their graduate programs (normally their Graduate Chair and/or Course instructor) to ensure that appropriate academic accommodations to program requirements are arranged.  These accommodations include individual counselling, alternatirve formatted literature, accessible campus transportation, learning strategy instruction, writing exams and assistive technology instruction.  For assistance, visit