Nipissing University

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Bachelor of Arts in History with Orientation to a Master of Arts in History

Nipissing University

Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours; Advanced
Field of Study:Canadian History
European History
History, General
Military History
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,018
National: $6,374

Tuition is based on 30 credits per year (5 courses in each of the fall and winter semesters). The cost of tuition does not include ancillary fees.



The Department of History provides a personalized student experience within a collegial learning community dedicated to creativity, innovation, and excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities.

To understand the past is to be able to place yourself in those contexts, to understand and think critically about the world, to empathize. Our program supports the formation of citizens as whole people. Indeed, this could be taken as the summation of our role. Learning in our department provides skills and a critically-informed perspective on society at large that is essential for an active and involved life in the twenty-first century.​​

Students admitted to the BA History with Orientation to an MA in History (OMAH), and who complete their degree, including the OMAH specific courses, with a minimum 75% average on their last 10 full course equivalents, are guaranteed admission to the Master of Arts in History for the September immediately following the completion of their degree.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A minimum overall average in the students grade 12 year of 80%, including their grade 12 English grade, must be achieved for consideration.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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