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History and Global Studies, Bachelor

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Sherbrooke, Canada
History and Global Studies program from Bishop’s University is constructed to allow students to acquire a deep historical knowledge and to develop both historical and general, transferable skills.
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Why Study History and Global Studies at Bishop’s University?

  • We strongly believe that small is beautiful. Our average class size is about 25-30 students, and final year courses are limited to 12-15.
  • From the first year onwards, classes include discussion and debate. Our students experience personal and lively interaction with colleagues and professors in seminars where discussion and debate of controversial historical issues and events is highlighted.
  • Students who wish to chat about their work or their program with a faculty member will find it very easy to do so: Bishop’s has a well-deserved reputation for its exceptional degree of faculty-student interaction.

Courses & Programs:

  • Major in History
  • Honours History

We believe that all graduates, whether Majors or Honours, must possess the ability to undertake self-directed intensive research, to be familiar with a wide range of past societies and to be aware of the interpretive and methodological options for analyzing them. The programs are constructed to allow students to acquire a deep historical knowledge and to develop both historical and general, transferable skills.


  • Stimulate critical analysis of the context in which people make choices and help students develop an awareness of the range of consequences that might follow.
  • Deepen a number of specific skills that are invaluable assets for graduates entering the labour market and taking on the duties of citizenship, such as the ability to engage in research, to evaluate evidence and to present conclusions in a reasoned and coherent way.
  • Motivate students to participate in the world as leaders, concerned citizens and advocates of the common good.
  • Provide a variety of courses that cover the world and explore issues in a plethora of ways such as lectures, films, seminar discussions, paper presentations and a variety of internships.
  • Promote learning outside the classroom through student-led activities, the History Review and social events.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The 20th Century World
  • A Global History of Indigenous Peoples
  • Canada and the World in the 20th Century
  • Global History of Water
  • The American Civil War
  • Medieval Europe
  • A History of Chinese Civilization
  • Modern Latin America
  • History of Sport in Canada
  • Social History of Disease
  • The War in Vietnam

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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General Requirements

You are considered an international high school student for admission purposes if you:

  • are currently completing secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA; or you
  • completed completed secondary school at a country outside of Canada or the USA within the last two years and you have not studied elsewhere since completing your secondary school studies

Tuition Fee

  • International

    584 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    84 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 84 CAD per credit and a duration of .
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  • Tuition Fees for Quebec residents: $84.80 per credit 
  • Tuition Fees for Out-of-province residents: $264.67 per credit

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 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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