Graduate programs

Students wishing to pursue their studies at the graduate level can choose from a large number of specializations and courses examining issues in all parts of the world and in all time periods, along with a number of thematic specializations:

  • Canada / Quebec
  • United States
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Southeast Asia
  • Near East
  • Antiquity
  • Middle Ages
  • Modern era
  • Contemporary period

The Department's graduate students and faculty conduct research in 3 main areas:

  • Identities, alterities and differences
  • Societies and cultures in the Atlantic world
  • Power, from local to international

Our programs

Interdisciplinary programs

Job outlook

Studies in history at the master's and PhD levels can lead to management positions in the private or public sector, in:

  • Museums
  • Cultural or tourism organizations
  • Diplomatic services and intelligence agencies
  • Media departments

Many business leaders say they appreciate the cultural background and analytical skills of advanced-level history graduates for positions involving policy planning and evaluation.