McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies


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School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:History, General
Description:The Ph.D. in History is a professional degree program that prepares students for participation in the academy as historians. They gain competence in historical methods and good control over at least three fields of study. The dissertation is a work of primary research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Candidates in the field of Medical History will prepare the major field for the comprehensive examination with a member of the Department of Social Studies of Medicine and the two minor fields with members of the Department of History and Classical Studies. The thesis will normally be directed by the director of the major field. In all other respects, the same rules will apply to candidates in this area as apply to other Ph.D. students in History.

URL:History at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $4,151
International: $1,870

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
Application Notes : 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, an M.A. in History (Students choosing the field of History of Medicine normally enter with an M.A. in History of Medicine) is needed.

* 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 October 21, 2017