The programs offered by the Department of History at McMaster University cover not only the standard geographic areas and chronological divisions of the western world, but also an increasing number of regions and themes outside this framework.
The full range of approaches to history, from political and economic through social and intellectual, finds representation in the The Department supervises doctoral research in a variety of areas of specialization.
Areas of Research
- War and Society
- Canada 1791-2000
- Britain 1688-2000
- Medieval Europe
- Modern Europe
- The U.S.A.
- Atlantic World
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Rise Of Empires
- Caribbean Slavery Atlantic
- Latin America Since 1820
- History of Capitalism
- Modern China
- Imperial Russia
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory View 89 other Masters in History in Canada
- Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
- B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
- Each program may set additional/higher requirements
- Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s
- Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
- The admission decision is not subject to appeal
- Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases
International11396 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5698 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National4204 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2102 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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