History, M.A. | University of Waterloo | Waterloo, Canada
24 months
15392 AUD/year
4508 AUD/year
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Graduate students at University of Waterloo are members of the Tri-University History Program, which provides you with access to the resources of The University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University, in addition to those already available at UW.


Your course/field work and thesis/dissertation committee will likely involve students and faculty from all three campuses, helping you build a larger personal and professional network.

Key Features 

  • You will have access to materials from the libraries of all three Universities.
  • University of Waterloo's friendly History department will remain your academic home, so you'll never feel lost among the larger program.

Programme Structure

Study options

  • Thesis
  • Master's Research Paper
  • Coursework

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum standard for admission to the program is an Honours Bachelor's degree in History with a 77% average calculated on the basis of the student's History courses in the last two years of undergraduate study, excluding any first year level courses which may have been taken during those two years.
  • A statement of historical interest
  • Two academic references
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 AUD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4508 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2254 AUD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

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