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in the Department of History

Master of Arts (MA)

Thesis-based program

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Master of Arts (MA)

Course-based program

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Thesis-based program

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What is thesis-based study?

Pursue independent research guided by a supervisor who shares your research interests. If you want to advance your knowledge or expand your expertise in a specific field or research area, our thesis-based programs are for you.

What is course-based study?

Equally ideal for those planning to continue in higher education or seeking to advance their careers off campus, our course-based programs offers a combination of collegial seminars and independent research in a concentrated, twelve-month program.

What is a supervisor?

A supervisor is a faculty member who oversees your research and the development of your thesis.

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