Public Policy Studies

The Public Policy stream prepares students for informed participation in the policy creation process, from within the public, private and non-profit sectors. Students learn how policies are initiated, developed and implemented by governments, and how other actors in society play a role in this process. By studying the theoretical and historical basis for particular policies used in Canadian and international contexts, they deepen their understanding of the forces that shape contemporary policy-making.

Course selection

When selecting politics, history and economics courses within the PHE major, students specializing in Public Policy should include the following:

Program Streams

Program streams allow for specialization within a degree program and prepare students for future employment and professional studies.