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Future Students

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As a student in one of the largest programs at Trent, you will have the opportunity to engage with award-winning historians and an array of global specialties including: Europe, Canada, US, Russia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and world expansion, from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century. You will develop exceptional research and communication skills that can be applied across many career options.

Degree Type

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Benefit from small group discussion seminars taught by award-winning faculty
  • Choose courses thematically, such as the Holocaust, incarceration, the Vietnam War or the family and sexuality, or by time period and location, such as the modern Middle East, Africa, Pre-Confederation Canada, or medieval Europe
  • Spend a year studying abroad at one of many partner universities around the world, or in Peterborough studying Museum Management

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

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Career Paths

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • Diplomatic Corps
  • Military
  • Politician
  • Teacher
  • Curator
  • Historical Consultant
  • Producer
  • Writer