24 months
20996 CAD/year
8090 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies M.A. at Trent University program  you’ll be supported in your curiosity and your passion for intellectual debate and dialogue.

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Structure your studies by choosing from one of two research options, a thesis or a major research paper. Explore important issues and debates in Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies and consider areas of specialization such as: Canada in the global context; cultural heritage: women and gender, the arts; policy and community; or identities and difference in Canada.


At Trent, you’ll find a well-established Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies M.A. at Trent University , a multi-disciplinary faculty that values your academic background and perspectives, and a closely-knit environment rich in inspiration.

  • Teach undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines.
  • Prepare for further studies or a career in education, social services or the non-for-profit and advocacy sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Themes in Canadian History

  • Indigenous Settler Relations

  • Sustainable Rural Communities

  • Culture, Heritage & the Arts

  • Perspectives on the Canadian North

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree)
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
  • Undergraduate courses relating to Canada, or willing to take such courses as make-up, usually before admission
  •  A clear interest in an interdisciplinary graduate experience
  • A GRE test score is not required for admission into this program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20996 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20996 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8090 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8090 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 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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