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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:History, General
Description:The Department of History and Classical Studies offers a wide variety of exciting courses on diverse cultures and societies around the world from antiquity to contemporary times, as well as covering thematic subjects such as historical theory and methodology, history and sexuality, imperialism and colonialism, histories of science, environmental history, and the history of thought and ideas.

Students of history learn how to sift evidence, to analyze arguments and to evaluate widely differing interpretations. They develop and hone their writing skills, powers of critical thought and their ability to present and defend their ideas verbally and on paper—all in high demand in a wide range of professions and careers. Whether graduates move into the historical profession as a teacher or academic or move into other spheres, their historical skills will always prove invaluable.
URL:History at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
Applicants must have obtained, prior to the start of classes, a Diplôme d’études collégiales (DEC).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* 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.

Modified on August 17, 2021