M.A. On Campus


Western University - Canada

12 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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History from Western University - Canada is a one-year, fully-funded program that emphasizes the deep study of history and the development of research, writing, and analytical skills.


At History from Western University - Canada our students explore the histories of Canada, the United States, Britain and Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, as well as international, transnational, and global history.

Career Prospects

The Master of Arts in Public History program combines traditional historical skills with experiential learning to prepare graduates to work as public historians in museums, archives, government agencies, consulting and heritage management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oh Gendered Canada! Gender in Canadian History
  • U.S. and the Cold War 
  • Europe and the Politics of Power
  • Global History: An Introduction
  • Public History: Theory, History and Practice
  • Canada and Its Historians
  • Writing History
  • Understanding Archives: The Management of Primary Sources in the Digital Age
  • Digital Public History
  • Rot and Ruin: History and the Downside of Material Culture
  • The Middle East and the Great Divergence: Historical Roots of Underdevelopment
  • Critical Moments in Women's and Gender History
  • The History of Sexuality
  • Environmental History: People and Nature Through Time
  • Teaching and Learning History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits

30 - 1 year

60 - 2 years


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 4-year B.A. degree or equivalent from an accredited university, with a major or specialization in History.
  • 78% average or better on last ten courses.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 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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