McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

History (M.A. Thesis)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: History, General
Description Students may complete a master's degree in Ancient History by fulfilling the requirements of the MA Program in History (either thesis or non-thesis option) under the supervision of a professor in Classical Studies. Ancient History MA students are encouraged to fulfil course requirements with graduate courses relevant to the history of ancient Greece and Rome. Applicants to the master's program in Ancient History should have at least one year of ancient Greek and/or Latin and reading knowledge in at least one modern research language in addition to English (French, German, Italian). Master's students will be encouraged to continue their study of ancient Greek and Latin. For detailed information on program requirements and application procedures, please visit the Department of History and Classical Studies' MA Program in History page.
Website: History (M.A. Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Development Studies, European Studies, Gender and Women's Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 79
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

MA in Classics Checklist; University Transcripts; Letters of Recommendation; Curriculum vitae; Research Proposal; Writing Sample; Proficiency in English (if applicable).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* 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.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015