University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

History (MA)

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master; Co-op
Field of Study: History, General
Description The Department of History offers the degree of Master of Arts (with or without thesis). Within the limits imposed by the availability of qualified staff, students may pursue their studies in English or in French. At the master's level students undertake research in diverse areas corresponding to the expertise and interests of faculty members.
Website: History (MA) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92-93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Letter of intent (short description of your intended research project), two letters of recommendation and official transcripts of all universities attended are required. The department may require a written or oral entrance examination. To be admissible to the Co-op option, a student must be enrolled full time in the History Department’s MA Program, must meet the minimum CGPA requirement for admission to that program (which is 7,0, i.e., 75% or equivalent), must enter the program in the Fall term, and must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Applications for the Co-op option must be received before the end of the first month of the student’s enrolment in the MA program. Admission to the Co-op option will be on a competitive basis and will be managed by the Co-op Office.

* 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: August 17, 2018