Curriculum Overview

 

The Graduate Program in History offers three degree types

  • The MA by coursework and Major Research Paper requires 18 credits of graduate-level coursework (5000- and 6000-level courses) and a Major Research Paper involving original research (approximately 50-70 pages).
  • The MA by coursework and Thesis requires 12 credits of graduate-level coursework (5000- and 6000-level courses) and a thesis involving original research (approximately 120 pages).
  • The PhD requires 18 credits of graduate-level coursework (5000- and 6000-level courses), successful completion of comprehensive exams and a dissertation that demonstrates independence of thought, originality, and an ability to contribute to historical knowledge at an advanced level of investigation (normally 250-350 pages).

Full details are available at http://history.gradstudies.yorku.ca/degree-requirements.