History, M.A. | Carleton University | Ottawa, Canada
12 months
18463 CAD/year
6657 CAD/year
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The History MA program from Carleton University is designed to facilitate the development of methodological and critical skills required to pursue history at a high academic level.


The History MA program at Carleton University offers excellent opportunities for supervising work in Canadian History, Ancient and Medieval history, Early Modern history, Modern Europe, the Atlantic world (especially Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America), South East Asia, and U.S. History. 

From organizing the annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium to hosting social events sponsored by the History Graduate Students’ Association, our students are involved in every facet of academic life.

Capital Advantage

The National Capital Region provides ready access to numerous national museums, federal departments, cultural institutions, and Library and Archives Canada, the nation’s most comprehensive repository of documents, records, statistical information and published material, covering all aspects of Canadian history. Career opportunities are just down the road.

Career Opportunities

Our students find networking, employment and internship opportunities with archives and museums, agencies such as Parks Canada, Canadian Heritage, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the National Capital Commission and many non-profit organizations, such as the Canadian Medical Association. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Theory and Method
  • Power
  • Consumption
  • European History Special Topics
  • Colonialism and Postcolonialism in Canada
  • State and Society in Canadian History
  • Canadian History Special Topics
  • United States History Special Topics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours bachelor’s degree, or the equivalent, with at least a B+ average.

Tuition Fee

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    18463 CAD/year
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  • National

    6657 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6657 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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