University of Manitoba - Faculty of Arts - History - Our Graduate Programs at a Glance
Our Graduate Programs at a Glance
COURSE OF STUDY REQUIREMENTS
   
Pre-Master's
  • 4 full-year (6 credit hours) 4000-level history courses including HIST 4400 or HIST 4580 if necesary
  • courses must cover 2 areas of historical study
Joint Master's Program  
   Major Research Paper M.A.
  • 24 credit hours of coursework, at least 18 credit hours of which must be at the 7000-level in History courses
  • 6 credit hours of a relevant 4000-level course, either a history course or other
  • language exam in French or other relevant language
  • a major research paper of approximately 8,000-10,000 words
   Course M.A.
  • 24 credit hours of coursework, at least 18 credit hours of which must be at the 7000-level in History courses
  • 6 credit hours of a relevant 4000-level course, either a history course or other
  • language exam in French or other relevant language
  • two hour written comprehensive exam in the major field, followed by an oral exam

*Please note: The Course M.A. stream does not fulfill the primary research component required of some funding agencies.

   Thesis M.A.
  • 12 credit hours of coursework at the 7000-level selected from two areas of historical study
  • language exam in French or other relevant language
  • a thesis of ~80-100 double-spaced pages in length, defended at an oral examination
   M.A. in History with Archival Studies
  • 18 credit hours of course work, including HIST 7372 & HIST 7382 plus one additional 7000-level course in History
  • summer internship (HIST 7390)
  • 1 three credit hour elective course
  • language exam in French or other relevant language
  • a thesis on a topic relevant to archival studies of ~80-100 double-spaced pages in length, defended at an oral examination
Ph.D.
  • 12 (minimum) but preferably 18 credit hours of  History courses at 7000-level, relative to the student’s comprehensive fields
  • written & oral candidacy exams in 3 fields of history
  • language exam in French or other relevant language
  • a dissertation of no more than 100,000 words (approx. 400 double spaced pages) defended at an oral examination