Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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History (MA)

Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty:Department of History
Field of Study:History, General
Areas of Research:Canadian; American; Medieval; Early Modern and Modern European; British; Caribbean; Latin American; Atlantic World; Modern Asian; Sub-Saharan African; International; Public History; and the History of Women, Gender and Family.
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,657
National: $6,976


Our graduate programs are designed to facilitate the development of methodological and critical skills required to pursue history at a high academic level. Our faculty offers excellent opportunities for supervising work in Canadian History, Ancient and Medieval history, Early Modern history, Modern Europe, the Atlantic world (especially Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America), South East Asia, and U.S. History. From organizing the annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium to hosting social events sponsored by the History Graduate Students’ Association, our students are involved in every facet of academic life.


Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
The minimum requirement for admission to the master's program is an Honours bachelor's degree (or the equivalent) with at least high honours standing. The Department offers no qualifying-year program; applicants with a general (three-year) degree may be considered for admission into the fourth year of Carleton's B.A. (Honours) program.

* 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 September 01, 2022