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History Students: Course registration begins next week

Prepare for your registration appointment by reviewing the History Department's 2021-2022 course offerings. 

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HIST 270: Contemporary China

Discover the exciting array of History courses available to all Queen’s undergraduates.


Graduate Prospective Students

Come to Queen’s for a graduate degree in History

MA and PhD students enjoy interaction with award-winning faculty and join a warm and welcoming community of students.

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Explore Experiential Learning Opportunities

Fall 2021 internship opportunities will be posted in August. 


A History degree at Queen’s offers an outstanding education and the opportunity to study with renowned historians. We thrive on the curiosity of our students, which is fostered in our diverse array of courses, our signature small classes, and a growing suite of experiential learning and independent research opportunities. History students graduate with deep insights into the roots of the contemporary world and with the skills required to succeed in a wide range of careers.


Queen’s Department of History offers two graduate degree programs: a Master of Arts (MA) with options to write a research essay or a thesis, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Working closely with professors in small seminars, our graduate students join a thriving and intimate academic community and carry out research in a diverse array of well established and emerging fields of inquiry.

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Alumni Story: Heena Mistry

Heena completed both her MA (2014) and PhD (2019) at the History department at Queen’s. After graduation Heena was employed by the Queen’s School of Graduate Studies as a policy writer and analyst. Heena has also taught courses at Queen’s about slavery in North America. Through her teaching, work, and volunteering with SGS’s PhD Community Initiative, Heena developed a passion for addressing inequities and inequalities in Higher Education.

Department of History, Queen's University

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