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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #145 (WUR) Ottawa, Canada
The Department of History at University of Ottawa offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a great variety of fields. Students may sample almost all types of history and most geographical and chronological areas: intellectual history, social history, political history, economic history, cultural history, etc.
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Overview

By its very nature, History provides access to a whole range of professional possibilities. The study of history promotes a better understanding of the way in which societies work, the factors that bring them together and set them apart, the events that have shaped their development.The program is offered at University of Ottawa.

It is a subject that helps to explain how different political, religious, and legal systems came into being and how cultural, social, economic, and geographical conditions have determined the way in which countries have developed. It is a discipline that allows us to get to the very heart of the way peoples think and act.

A good background in history is an indispensable condition for a successful career in a variety of areas: law, journalism, administration, teaching, communications, and the public and diplomatic services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Making of Canada
  • The Twentieth-Century World to 1945
  • The Twentieth-Century World from 19453
  • What is Europe? (16th-21th Century)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Before submitting an application, you must meet or intend to meet all of the admission requirements, namely, have a secondary school diploma (or the equivalent if you’ve studied outside Canada), attain the minimum average, meet the language requirements and take all the prerequisite courses for the program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36160 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18080 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6088 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3044 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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