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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 23, 2014

Canadian Excellence

History (MA)

Program Website

Dr. Adam Crerar
, Program Coordinator
Department Directory

MA students in History take research and historiographical seminars offered by the Tri-University Graduate Program in History (Laurier, Waterloo, and Guelph), and complete a significant piece of original scholarship on a topic of their choice under the direction of a Laurier historian.

Program Details

Duration of Program
12 months
Program Options

courses only
courses with MRP
courses with thesis (by permission of the department)

For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

Minimum Standing
Honours BA History
B+ in the last 10 full credits exclusive of first-year courses

Application Deadline

Start Date
Application Due
September January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.


Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.

Guaranteed minimum financial support: $13,000

Such support may be made up of:

  • teaching assistantships,
  • internal and/or external scholarship award,
  • research assistantships.

Major award holders (OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship, valued at up to $7,500.

Consult the academic program for further details.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.