Current Timetable

Graduate Timetable 2023-2024

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.  

Fall Term Graduate Courses 2023





Research Design  (MA)

C. Anderson


Advanced Research Design (PhD)

Z. Taylor


International Relations (core course)

A. Harmes



L. Stephenson


Comparative Politics (core course)  

M. Turgeon


Intro to Quantitative Methods (Methods 1)

E. Brie


Maximum Likelihood Estimation (Methods 3) 

D. Armstrong


Time Series Methods

M. Lebo

9729A (4413F)

(Special Topics) Intergenerational Justice

E. Finneron-Burns

9734A (4203F)

(Special Topics) Social Diversity, Gender, Law

C. Dick

9762A (4206F)

(Special Topics) Theories of Global Justice

C. Jones

9782A (4216F)

(Special Topics) Women and Political Leadership

K. Graham

Winter Term Graduate Courses 2024




9503B Political Theory (core course) C. Jones
9524B Urban Political Economy (core course) M. Horak


Canadian Politics (core course)

C. Anderson

9538B Political Psychology A. Friesen
9591B Regression and Causal Inference (Methods 2) S. Vallejo Vera
9598B Research on Conflict and Human Rights D. Armstrong
9599B Text Analysis S. Vallejo Vera
9755B (4210G) (Special Topics) Globalization and Urban Politics M. Horak

9786B (4215G)

(Special Topics) Global Welfare States

B. Morrison


Summer Term Graduate Courses 2024





Global Governance and Political Economy (MA)



Innovations in Political Psychology   

A. Friesen

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.

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. 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

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