What will I learn?

Historical knowledge plays a powerful role in shaping and impacting the decisions we make in the 21st century. One of the most established and versatile university majors, History paves the way for discovering human behavior patterns, seeing beyond stereotypes, and discerning the difference between assumption and fact. At Trent, you’ll explore a variety of political and cultural themes while developing research, analytical and communication skills for your future career.

Career Opportunities

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • Diplomatic Corps
  • Politician
  • Teacher
  • Curator
  • Historical Consultant
  • Producer
  • Writer
  • Librarian
  • Archivist
  • Journalist
  • Parks & Recreation Manager

Popular Courses:

  • Ten Days That Shook the World
  • Love, Sex, and Intimacy in History
  • Canadian History through Murder, Execution, Assassination, and Suicide
  • Food in History
  • World War I and World War II

Which department am I in?

Trent University

Study options

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$22,454.00 (US$ 17,906) per year
Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2022

Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive,

PETERBOROUGH,

Ontario (ON),

K9L 0G2, Canada

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$22,454.00 (US$ 17,906) per year
Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2022

Venue

Trent University Durham

55 Thornton Road South,

OSHAWA,

Ontario (ON),

L1J 5Y1, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum overall 'B' average (or GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in a recognized academic grade 12 program. All students are required to have the following for admission to all programs: High School diploma. English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5; IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; CAEL: minimum score of 60; Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'; Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59.

For international students

Student must complete grade 12 (or equivalent) qualification.

English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5.
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0
  • MELAB: minimum score of 85, with no part below 80
  • CAEL: minimum score of 60
  • Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'
  • Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Trent University

With a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for ten years running.

  • #1 university in Canada for scholarships and bursaries
  • 96% of graduates employed within two years
  • International students from 79 countries
  • State-of-the-art campuses close to nature and cities

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