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 History (M.A.)
SchoolWestern University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
LocationLondon, ON, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 25,991
Full-time Graduate: 3,869
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesAdmission Requirements: ▪ 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.
DescriptionThe 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.

Students in both the History and Public History streams have access to both academic and applied course offerings, and are well-prepared to continue their education at the Ph.D. level.
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