will be required to have completed an Honors Bachelor degree with a
minimum 75% average in all courses taken after first year. Students will
normally have completed 5.0 courses in History or in a cognate
discipline such as Political Science, English, Philosophy or
Anthropology with a 75% average. 2.0 of these courses must have been at
the third-year level or above.
Admission to the program may be
limited, competitive, and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Students in the program must maintain a minimum average of 70% in all
courses with no mark below 60%. The Diploma must be completed within
three calendar years.
Non-Western students must first apply
through the Welcome to Western website. In addition, prospective
students must complete the application form for the Diploma in History
provided by Western Continuing Studies. All students will be admitted to
the Diploma in History according to the policies and guidelines for
admission to the University. Two letters of recommendation and a plan of
study describing the studentís intended area of specialization and the
ways in which this Diploma will enhance the studentís professional and
intellectual development in that area are also required at the time of
application. Students who are currently enrolled at Western are required
to complete only the Western Continuing Studies application form. Visit
the website at westernu.ca/cstudies for full program information.
Application deadline: May 1 to be considered for admission for the Fall Term.
2.0 courses in History at the 3000 level
2.0 courses in History at the 4000 level
1.0 course in History at the 3000 or 4000 level or a course in another area as approved by the Department of History