Department of History

Queen's University
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Programme Requirements

Doctoral candidates in History must satisfy requirements in the following areas:

  • Two session length courses and one half session required course (Hist 901), taken in the Fall/Winter terms of the first year of the programme
  • Field requirements (1 major and 2 minor - one minor field is normally carried over from the MA degree)
  • Thesis proposal and qualifying exam
  • Defence of a doctoral dissertation
  • Reading proficiency in a second language