Interested in studying History at King's? Visit our Future History Students page to learn more.

Discover the Past, Find Your Future

History gives you a fundamental guide to understanding our past, present and future. The History program at King’s fosters your historical knowledge and your ability to apply disciplinary-based approaches of critical analysis. You will develop and hone essential skills for navigating the challenges and opportunities of today’s world: intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, evidence-based analysis and interpretation, as well as effective verbal and written communication skills and research methodologies.

You can personalize your learning experience with your choice from a range of courses. You’ll learn from our dedicated, award-winning faculty, and King’s smaller class sizes will enable you to build strong connections with your professors and classmates. If you choose, you can also literally immerse yourself in your subject, with experiential learning courses including the Two World Wars, Memory and Reconciliation, Hate Speech in Canada and Human Rights in Canada and in Latin America.

Studying History opens the door to infinite futures. You’ll graduate with a broad-minded approach to problem-solving, a capacity to gather and analyze information, and the ability to communicate what is essential. You will bring your valuable skills and expertise to work in domains that will satisfy your curiosity, your quest for knowledge, and your desire to be of service to humanity. Graduates of History programs excel in a diverse range of exciting, meaningful careers in the private and public section, and in professional positions that have changed the world around them.

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