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Master of Arts (M.A.) History (Thesis): Development Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: History and Classical Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts (M.A.) History (Thesis): Development Studies offers advanced training in the practice of History as an academic discipline, with an emphasis on international development. It aims to develop critical reading, writing and research skills through broad theoretical reflections on the field of history, specialized courses that include courses in Development Studies, and a thesis on a topic related to international development. The program is designed so that it can be completed in one year.

Thesis Courses (27 credits)

  • HIST 696 Thesis Research 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    History : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • HIST 697 Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    History : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • HIST 698 Thesis Research 3 (15 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    History : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Required Course (6 credits)

  • HIST 601 Research Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    History : An advanced introduction to the historical profession and to recent developments in historical scholarship.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Vankeerberghen, Griet; Adjetey, Wendell Nii Laryea (Fall)

    • Restriction: Only open to M.A. students in the Department of History and Classical Studies.

  • INTD 657 Development Studies Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    International Development : Special topics in international development studies.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the M.A. Development Studies Option.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level selected as follows:

6 credits relating to developmental studies;
Up to 6 credits of non-HIST courses may be taken outside the Department.

Credits at the 500 level are normally to be taken as 3-credit courses.

Faculty of Arts—2021-2022 (last updated Sep. 1, 2021) (disclaimer)
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