History (PhD) - Thesis-based program

Full Time / Part-time

History (PhD) - Thesis-based program

University of Calgary
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  • PhD
  • 4 years


History (PhD) - Thesis-based program is a 4 years PhD program taught at University of Calgary, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time and part-time options. To successfully obtain History (PhD) - Thesis-based program from University of Calgary you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of History (PhD) - Thesis-based program you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Historian, Historical Research Assistant, Lecturer, Teacher.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in History (PhD) - Thesis-based program at University of Calgary for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Calgary.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Calgary as pre-requiste for admission in History (PhD) - Thesis-based program.

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Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://grad.ucalgary.ca/future-students/explore-programs/history-phd

More Information

Learn from internationally recognized scholars in a program with excellent student-to-supervisor ratios. Departmental expertise is wide-ranging; our historians are specialists in histories of Africa, Canada, China, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Students learn valuable skills in argumentative writing, critical thinking, public speaking, and grant proposal writing. Typically, students base their doctoral research in archival work within Canada and abroad. Students will complete a dissertation that contributes meaningfully to their chosen fields as they gain experience in teaching at an undergraduate level, present at conferences, and prepare research for publication.

Completing this program

  • Core Courses: Reading courses in primary and secondary areas of study.
  • Additional Courses: Elective graduate seminars (may include one course from another department).  Must include Historiography and the Theories of History if not completed in the MA program.
  • Language: Students demonstrate reading knowledge of a second language relevant to the student's research prior to the candidacy examination.
  • Candidacy: Students will complete both oral and written candidacy exams in primary and secondary areas.
  • Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original research thesis.

Career Opportunities

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