Admission to the International Relations Program

Students request entry to either the International Relations Specialist or International Relations Major program after they have successfully completed at least one year of study in the Faculty of Arts and Science (minimum 4.0 credits).

In addition to completing a statement of interest, students must achieve the minimum average grades in the pre-requisite courses listed below to be considered for admission to the program.  Please note that achieving these grades does not guarantee an applicant entry to the program. Successful applicants will be invited to attend an information session, arranged through the office of the International Relations Program.

International Relations is a type 3 subject post and the enrolment period for 2018-2019 is from March 1st to May 15th. There is no second request period.

Consult  the website http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/program/enrolment-instructions/index_html, follow carefully the instructions for type 3 subject posts and complete the application form for the International Relations Program.

Specialist Program

Enrolment is limited to students with a combined average of at least 75% in the required first-year courses:

  1. One FCE from: ECO100Y1/​( ECO101H1, ECO102H1)/ ECO105Y1
  2. One FCE from:
    GGR112H1
    HIS102Y1/​ HIS103Y1
    MUN101H1/​ MUN102H1/​ MUN105Y1 (in Munk One)
    POL101Y1
    TRN150Y1/​ TRN151Y1/​ TRN152Y1 (in Trinity One)
    VIC181H1, VIC183H1, VIC184H1, VIC185H1 (in Vic One)
  3. One FCE from:
    One introductory modern language or MAT133Y1/​ MAT137Y1/​( MAT135H1, MAT136H1)
    Or a statistics course from social science departments (e.g. POL222H1+ POL232H1 for students with the prerequisites, from e.g. Advance Placement)

 

Major Program

Enrolment is limited to students with a combined average of at least 70% in the required first-year courses:

  1. One FCE from: ECO100Y1/​( ECO101H1, ECO102H1)/ ECO105Y1
  2. One FCE from:
    GGR112H1
    HIS102Y1/​ HIS103Y1
    MUN101H1/​ MUN102H1/​ MUN105Y1 (in Munk One)
    POL101Y1
    TRN150Y1/​ TRN151Y1/​ TRN152Y1 (in Trinity One)
    VIC181H1, VIC183H1, VIC184H1, VIC185H1 (in Vic One)

Switching from the Major to Specialist Program

Students may change from the International Relations Major to the International Relations Specialist only if they meet current Specialist requirements and only if places are available.

In case of conflicting information, the Faculty of Arts and Science Calendar should be assumed to be correct.