Current Timetable

Graduate Timetable 2019-2020 

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.  Please direct any questions to the Graduate Program Advisor.

Course outlines are posted as they become available.

Graduate Courses






Scope & Methods in Political Science

L. Stephenson

SSC 4255
TH 9:30-11:30


PhD Scope & Methods in Political Science

L. Stephenson

SSC 4103
T 9:30-11:30


Political Theory

C. Jones

SC 4112
T 3:30-5:30


Critical Political Theory

N. Biswas Mellamphy

SSC 4105
M 11:30-1:30


Political Theory – Toleration

R. Vernon

SSC 4105
M 9:30-11:30

Phil 9127A

Aristotle's Legal Theory

D. Klimchuk

STVH 1145
F 9:30-12:30


International Relations

A. Harmes

SSC 4112
T 12:30-2:30


International Affairs

D. Bousfield

SSC 4105
W 12:30-2:30


Urban Political Economy

M. Horak

SSC 4105
W 1:30-3:30


Canadian Politics

C. Alcantara

SSC 4105
W 10:30-1:30


 Identity Politics in Canada

C. Dick

SSC 4105
T 10:30-12:30


Comparative Politics

B. Morrison

SSC 4105
TH 1:30-3:30


Comparative Political Behaviour

M. Turgeon

SSC 4105
TH 1:30-3:30



D. Armstrong

SSC 4255
First week of Sept.


Quantitative Methods in Political Science

D. Armstrong

SSC 4255
TH 9:00-11:30


Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction  (IR)

J. Quinn

SSC 4255
TH 4:30-7:30

Special Topics

9723A (4426F)

(IR )

J. Quinn

SSC 4255
TH 1:30-3:30

9729B (4413G)

Intergenerational Justice 

E. Finneron-Burns

SSC 4103
T 1:30-3:30

9755B (4210G)

Globalization and Urban Politics
(LG, Cdn, Comp)

M. Horak

SSC 4103
TH 1:30-3:30

9762B (4206G)

Theories of Global Justice
(Theory, Comp, IR)

R. Vernon

SSC 4112
TH 11:30-1:30

9767B (4209G)

Political Strategy and Communication
(IR, Cdn, Comp)

A. Harmes

SSC 4255
T 3:30-5:30

9782B (4501G)

Women and Political Leadership

C. deClercy

SSC 4103
T 11:30-1:30

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

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.

Accessibility at Western
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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@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 studnets 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.  see