University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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History (MA)

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School:University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:History, General
Description:The History program offers the opportunity for graduate study leading to the MA degree after the completion of a masters thesis. The masters thesis must address an area of history under scholarly debate or uncertainty and should allow the author to explain the significance of their thesis by using the context of previous literature on the subject.

The major areas of study are Canada, the United States, Europe and the Pacific with an emphasis on Native, northern, gender, and environmental history as well as the history of international relations. Students will be accepted only in the areas of specialization in the history program subject to the availability of an appropriate supervisor.
URL:History (MA) at University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $2,870
National: $2,870
Careers:Historians

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants must supply a sample of written work (thesis or paper) as part of their application in order to ensure that students possess the skills as independent researchers.

* 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.

Modified on August 21, 2012

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