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


Advanced Research Design

L. Stephenson

T 9:30-11:30


Political Theory

C. Jones

T 3:30-5:30


Critical Political Theory 

N. Biswas Mellamphy

M 11:30-1:30


International Relations

A. Harmes

M 11:30-1:30


Urban Political Economy  (LG)

Z. Taylor

W 1:30-3:30


Canadian Politics

C. Alcantara

W 10:30-1:30


Public Opinion   (Cdn, Cmp)

C. Anderson

W 9:30-12:30


Voting and Elections (Cdn, Cmp, LG)

L. Stephenson

TH 10:30-12:30


Comparative Politics

B. Morrison

TH 1:30-3:30


Comparative Political Behaviour

M. Turgeon

TH 1:30-3:30


Intro to Quantitative Methods (Methods 1)

D. Armstrong

W 4:30-6:30


Regression and Casual Inference (Methods 2)

M. Turgeon

T 10:30-12:30


Maximum Likelihood Estimation (Methods 3)

D. Armstrong

TH 11:30-1:30

9594 Summer

Time-Series Methods

M. Lebo


Special Topics

9723B (4426F)

Genocide  (IR)

J. Quinn

TH 1:30-3:30

9755A (4210F)

Globalization and Urban Politics (LG, Cdn, Cmp)

M. Horak

TH 1:30-3:30

9762B (4206G)

Theories of Global Justice   (Theory, IR)

R. Vernon

TH 11:30-1:30

9782B (4501G)

Women and Political Leadership  (Cdn)

C. de Clercy

T 11:30-1:30

A = Fall Term, First Term (September - December)
B = Winter Term, Second Term (January - April)

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 Mental Health and Wellness Western 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