Graduate Programs offered by the Institute of Political Economy

To find out more information about our programs, please click on the program titles below.

Graduate Diploma in Work and Labour

We offer a Type 2 (Congruent with the student’s main degree program) and Type 3 (Direct Entry) Graduate Diploma in Work and Labour.  This 2.5 credit degree program can be completed full-time or part-time, in addition to your MA or Phd program, or on its own.

MA Political Economy 

We offer the only MA in Political Economy in Canada with a variety of options to specialize within the program.

With a Concentration in Work and Labour
With a Specialization in African Studies
With a Specialization in Climate Change
With a Specialization in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Collaborative PhD in Political Economy 
The Collaborative PhD  is designed for Carleton University doctoral students in participating programs in the Faculties of Arts and Social Science and Public Affairs and Management who wish to enrich their training in a particular discipline or area of study by developing a political economy approach through interdisciplinary dialogue.