MA, Public History Field

Public History posterThe Master of Arts in History, Public History field at Western is Canada’s longest-running field of its kind. Established in 1986, it provides graduate students with the knowledge, skills, training and practical experience required to promote historical research and understanding within the public sphere.

The curriculum consists of coursework ranging from collaborative projects with community partners to archives, oral history, heritage conservation, digital history, museology and interactive exhibit design, followed by a summer internship with local, provincial, national or international heritage and cultural institutions.

Our chief aim is to produce graduates who are career-ready.

Mike Dove, Director

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We are grateful for core financial support from the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation. Thank you!