MA in History in Canada at UWO Canada




University Western University (UWO Canada)
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Type Public Research
Program Type course, thesis
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 1-2 years
Students 33,725
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Detailed Information of MA in History in Canada at Western University

Program Overview for MA in History in Canada:

The Master of Arts in History at Western is a one-year, fully-funded program that emphasizes the deep study of history and the development of research, writing, and analytical skills. Our students explore the histories of Canada, the United States, Britain and Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, as well as international, transnational, and global history.

The Master of Arts in Public History program combines traditional historical skills with experiential learning to prepare graduates to work as public historians in museums, archives, government agencies, consulting and heritage management.

These are the international student eligibility for the MA in History in Canada

Master of Arts in History: 4-year B.A. degree or equivalent from an accredited university, with a major or specialization in History. 78% average or better on last ten courses.

Master of Arts in Public History: 4-year B.A. degree or equivalent from an accredited university, with a minor, major or specialization in History. 78% average or better on last ten courses.Resume of related course, volunteer or paid experience. Reference letter from a Public History employer or supervisor.

These are the domestic student eligibility for the MA in History

Master of Arts in History: 4-year B.A. degree or equivalent from an accredited university, with a major or specialization in History. 78% average or better on last ten courses.

Master of Arts in Public History: 4-year B.A. degree or equivalent from an accredited university, with a minor, major or specialization in History. 78% average or better on last ten courses.Resume of related course, volunteer or paid experience. Reference letter from a Public History employer or supervisor.

These are the test eligibilities for the MA in History to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for MA in History in Canada: are:

  • TOEFL(ibt): 86
  • IELTS(academic): 6
N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The scholarships available for the MA in History are:


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The international student tuition fees and costs for MA in History in Canada.

Items Costs
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$17,920.00/year
You will earn CA$17,920.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 14/h) at minimum wage of CA$14.00/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for MA in History in Canada.

Items Costs
Tuition Fees Click Tuition fee
Living Cost CA$12,000.00/year
(CA$1,000.00/month)
Student Earning CA$17,920.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn CA$17,920.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 14/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 14/h) at minimum wage of CA$14.00/hour.

Western Funding Package: A Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) or Research Assistant (RA) appointment and a Western Graduate Research Scholarship. Values vary by student and year.

The Graduate Committee will begin reviewing applications on February 1 and will stop reviewing applications on April 30. Applications received on or before February 1 will receive full consideration for scholarships.Western recognizes that students who choose to undertake full-time graduate studies are choosing to delay their entry into the full-time workforce. To help off-set the cost of full-time graduate enrolment, Western provides funding support packages for eligible research-based Master’s and PhD students. Other Financial Assistance:

  • Graduate Bursary Assistance
  • Work Study Program
  • Students with Disabilities
  • Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) Bursary
  • Society of Graduate Students (SOGS) Financial Support
  • International Student Awards
    1. Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
    2. Ontario Trillium Scholarships (OTS)
    3. Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships
    4. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
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