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University of Waterloo

Department of History

Waterloo, ON


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University of Waterloo


University of Waterloo / Department of History is located in Waterloo, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Honors degree, minimum B+ average, resume
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum A average, resume, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Canadian, British, international, modern, European, and U.S. history; women's history; imperialism and slavery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3G1
Contact Dr. P. J. Harrigan
Phone: 519-888-4567