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History, Ph.D.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (BCR) Victoria, Canada
Facilities are available for graduate work in Canadian, European, British, Middle Eastern, Japanese and Chinese history. Courses are divided into geographical and topical. Geographical courses are designed to cover major historiographical issues over a broad chronological period, within the various geographical areas: Canadian, British, American, European and Asian. 
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Overview

Courses are divided into geographical and topical. 

Topical courses examine secondary literature on a significant topical theme such as social, military, intellectual/cultural, gender/women's, First Nations, religious, world or business history and cover various geographical areas and chronological periods. They relate to the particular themes that the student will pursue in his/her Ph.D. dissertation. The courses taken help to prepare students for the comprehensive written and oral examinations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
  • Credits
    37.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Historiography
  • Geographical or Topical Field Courses
  • Independent Study Course
  • Comprehensive Exams
  • Dissertation Proposal
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

Admission to a doctoral program requires that you have completed an acceptable master's degree or equivalent to those offered in Canada. If you have a first-class average in the last two years of a bachelor's degree, you may be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4782 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2391 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3866 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1933 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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