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Queen's University
 

How to Apply

To apply to the Master's degree in Global Development Studies, applicants must complete the Queen's University School of Graduate Studies  on-line application form. The application fee is $105.00. To complete your online application you will require the following:

  • A short summary of the broad development themes, approaches and regions you are interested in studying. Make sure you indicate clearly why you consider Global Development Studies at Queen’s a good place to pursue research in your main interest areas.   
  • Two academic referees: if you have been out of university for more than 5 years, one or more professional recommendations may be included. Once you submit your online application, each one of your referees will receive an email with a link to Queen's secure online reference form system.
  • Information on all previous university-level studies, undergraduate and postgraduate (if applicable), even if the studies did not culminate in a degree.

In addition, you will need to send the following documents:

  • Two copies of official transcripts from all university-level institutions you have previously attended.
  • For non-English-speaking international students: TOEFL/IELTS/MELAB certificates of English-language competency. For more information, including how to request a waiver of the test (if applicable), visit http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/prospective-students/preparing-graduate-studiesand click on English Language Requirements.

The mailing address is:

School of Graduate Studies
Queen's University
Gordon Hall Room 425
74 Union Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2N8
Canada

And you will need to email the following document to the Graduate Assistant

  • A sample of academic writing, preferably a short research essay (approximately 10 pages) in PDF format.

The deadline for receiving complete applications is January 31. Late applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000