Our teaching and research focuses on a broad range of geographical areas ranging from Newfoundland to the entire globe. The History Department also offers courses in themes that include film, gender, environment, military conflict, and maritime history from the ancient world to the recent past.
Our undergraduate degree offerings include a BA Honours, Major, and Minor programs. At the graduate level, our MA program includes a one-year course based program and a thesis option. We also offer a PhD program across all areas of our faculty members’ expertise.
The core of our mission is to promote excellence in teaching and research, fostering a spirit of curiosity and inquiry about all facets of the human past.
Robert Sweeny blogs about his latest research on Montreal.
Maclean's magazine has ranked MUN as the seventh best comprehensive university in Canada.
Undergraduate Honours Student, Katie Cranford, travels to Beaumont Hamel for the centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme.
MA student, Sally Western, writes about her incredible trip to the Territorial Archives in Yellowknife, NWT.