Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2011/2012)
6.15 History
  • Professor and Head of the Department
  • S. Cadigan

The degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts are offered in History by full-time or part-time study.

6.15.1 Program of Study
  1. The Department of History offers M.A. programs in a broad range of geographical and thematic areas. Students in the M.A. program will choose a thesis or non-thesis option.

  2. M.A. candidates who choose the non-thesis option shall complete a minimum of 24 credit hours, 18 of which shall normally be 6190, 6200 and 6999.

  3. M.A. candidates who choose the thesis option shall complete 9 credit hours, 6 of which shall normally be 6190 and 6200, plus a thesis.

  4. Where a student’s major research project requires him or her to read a language other than English, he or she must demonstrate a reading knowledge of this language through an exam or other method subject to the approval of the Graduate Committee.

6.15.2 Courses

A selection of the following graduate courses will be offered to meet the requirements of candidates as far as the resources of the Department will allow:

  • 6000 Advanced Studies in Newfoundland History
  • 6010 Advanced Studies in Canadian History
  • 6020 Advanced Studies in the History of the United States
  • 6030 Advanced Studies in French History
  • 6040 Advanced Studies in British History
  • 6050 Advanced Studies in German History
  • 6060 Advanced Studies in North Atlantic History
  • 6070 Advanced Studies in Social History
  • 6075 Advanced Studies in Labour and Working-Class History
  • 6080 Advanced Studies in Intellectual History
  • 6090 Advanced Studies in Women's History
  • 6095 Advanced Studies in Ethnohistory
  • 6100 Advanced Studies in Military History
  • 6105 Advanced Studies in Diplomatic History
  • 6110 Advanced Studies in Maritime History
  • 6120 Advanced Studies in Economic and Business History
  • 6125 Medical Science and Social Responsibility in Health Care: Aspects of Medical History (cross-listed as Medicine 6420)
  • 6130 Quantification and Measurement in History
  • 6140-59 Research in Special Topics
  • 6160-79 Reading Courses (Special Topics)
  • 6190 Theory and Method
  • 6200 Masters Seminar I
  • 6999 Masters Research Paper (12 credit hours)