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Please note: additional supervisors may be available. Contact the program for more information.
This program caters to a wide range of student profiles including those aiming for an academic track, a professional career, or to continue their training in history on a part-time basis. Students participate in graduate seminars that give them wide exposure to thematic and geographic areas of study. After their course work is complete, students write a research-based essay under the direction of a supervisor.
Historical research consulting, teaching, public history, government research analysis, civil service and diplomacy, professional writing and editing.
A master’s degree in history will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
Eight courses including a minimum of seven graduate seminars; Major Research Essay. Reading knowledge of a second language related to the student's research interests is also required.
One calendar year with a two-year full-time maximum, or a four year part-time maximum
A supervisor is required, but is not required prior to the start of the program
A minimum of 3.4 on a four-point scale or equivalent, over the final 60 units of the undergraduate degree.
Normally, a four-year undergraduate program with honours or a major in history.
A historical research paper - honours-thesis chapter is particularly invited.
A statement of research interest of up to 500 words, outlining your main areas of interest, background in historical research, and preferred MRE (Major Research Essay) topics.
A curriculum vitae.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
For admission on September 1:
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Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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