History, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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At History from University of Ottawa students undertake research in diverse areas corresponding to the expertise and interests of faculty members. The program includes a co-op option at the master's.


History from University of Ottawa  participates in the collaborative programs in Women’s Studies and in Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the master's level, allowing students to specialize in one of these areas. 

Students at History from University of Ottawa will focus on research strengths and efforts in four Strategic Areas of Development in Research (SADRs):

  • Canada and the World
  • Health
  • e-Society
  • Molecular and Environmental Sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Canadian History
  • Seminar in New Frances
  • Research Seminar
  • Seminar on History of Quebec
  • Seminar on British North America

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have an honours BA in history (or the equivalent) with a minimum average of 70 per cent (B) before they can be considered for admission. The department may require a written or oral entrance examination.
  • Curriculum Vitae (must include chronological academic history)   
  • Letter of intent
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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