McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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

History (M.A. Non-Thesis)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: History, General
Description Students participate in courses and seminars that deepen their understanding of the problems, topics, and issues confronting professional historians. The seminars, in particular, provide an opportunity to analyze primary sources under close supervision.
Website: History (M.A. Non-Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Development Studies, European Studies, Gender and Women's Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

A minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.3 on 4.0 is required, as well as a minimum TOEFL score of 86 on the Internet-based test (iBT), with each component score no less than 20.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Normally, candidates are required to possess a B.A. (Honours) in History consisting of 60 credits in history. But students with other undergraduate history degrees (normally including serious research components) may be considered eligible. A minimum CGPA of 3.3 out of 4.0 (B+) in your undergraduate degree is required. Applicants not satisfying these conditions but otherwise deemed worthy of serious consideration will be asked to register in a Qualifying program in which they will undertake advanced undergraduate work.

* 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: October 21, 2017