M.A. On Campus


Wilfrid Laurier University

12 months
13770 CAD/year
5246 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Arts (MA) in History program is part of the Tri-University Graduate Program in History, a partnership of Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph.


At this History program from Wilfrid Laurier University, you’ll receive personal attention from active researchers. The close student-professor relationship is important to us. The dedicated faculty can support you in the widest possible range of research interests and can help you fulfil your academic and professional objectives.


Graduates of our program have successful careers in higher education, teaching, government and the private sector.

Programme Structure

Research Focus:

  • The faculty supervise master's research ranging from ancient times through the modern era, covering the world from North America and Europe through the Middle East, Africa and Asia. 
  • The department has particular strength in gender history, cultural history, peace and conflict studies (the department is closely linked to the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies), and the history of globalization. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


5 alternative credits

5.0 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in history or a related field with a minimum B+ average in the last 10 full credits of undergraduate study.
  • Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, statement of interest, a writing sample and letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13770 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6885 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    5246 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2623 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Tuition per term

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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