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History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) ,
Memorial University offers unique opportunities for the study of history. As the home of the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive, the Centre of Newfoundland Studies, and several other research collections, the St. John's campus supports innovative and interdisciplinary research.

About

  • Our faculty are engaged in research in a wide range of topics in fields such as environmental history, social history, cultural history, military history, and many others, and supervise graduate studies covering periods from the ancient world to the twenty-first century, and regions across the globe.
  • The MA program is designed to be completed in 12 months, and normally consists of four semester courses and a major research paper, or, a more rigorous option, of three semester courses and a thesis. Though most MA students have chosen to concentrate on Canadian or Newfoundland history, the Department welcomes students interested in aspects of United States, British, and European history. More details on these areas below. Faculty also have expertise in thematic areas such as maritime, environmental, medical, labour, military, media, and gender history.Why Study History?
  • Studying history will give you research, analytical and problem-solving skills, and hone your writing abilities. But more importantly, Memorial's History Department offers a wide range of appealing courses and exceptional resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Studies in Newfoundland History
  • Advanced Studies in Canadian History
  • Advanced Studies in the History of the United States
  • Advanced Studies in French History
  • Advanced Studies in British History
  • Advanced Studies in German History
  • Advanced Studies in North Atlantic History
  • Advanced Studies in Social History
  • Advanced Studies in Labour and Working-Class History
  • Advanced Studies in Intellectual History
  • Advanced Studies in Women's History
  • Advanced Studies in Ethnohistory
  • Advanced Studies in Military History
  • Advanced Studies in Diplomatic History
  • Advanced Studies in Maritime History
  • Advanced Studies in Economic and Business History.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in an appropriate area of study

Application checklist:

  • Graduate Web Application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency (must be submitted by post mail).
  • Additional forms and documents may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 635 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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