Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Social Science
Field of Study:History, General
Areas of Research:Business and Economics; Culture and Society; Europe; International Relations and Conflict; Public History; The Americas; The Atlantic World
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


The Doctoral Program in History at Western trains select graduate students to be professional historians—world-class researchers, teachers, and scholars. Our faculty has deep strengths in Canadian history, the history of international relations and conflict, environmental history, and public history, with courses and eminent scholars in many other areas as well. And we are a recognized leader in the new digital history and digital humanities.


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    Admission Requirements:
    ▪ M.A. degree in History from an accredited university.
    ▪ 80% average or better on all graduate courses.
    ▪ Evidence of strong research potential.

    * 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 November 12, 2022