Website: Department of Native Studies
The Department of Native Studies offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree.
Admission requires an Honours degree in Native Studies. Students from allied social science or humanities areas, or from other fields where there has been a focus on Native peoples, will also be considered. All students in this program are required to complete 18 credit units of course work plus a thesis. Required courses are NS 802, NS 803, GSR 960 and GSR 961 (if applicable). Students must also register in NS 990 for one year.
Master of Arts (M.A.)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. See the College of Graduate Studies and Research Academic Information and Policies in this Catalogue for more information
Students must maintain continuous registration in NS 994.0.
- a minimum of 18 credit units, including:
- NS 802.3 Applied Native Studies Research Methods
- NS 803.3 Theoretical Issues in Native Studies
- NS 990.0 Seminar
- NS 994.0 Thesis
- GSR 960.0 Introduction to Ethics and Integrity
- GSR 961.0 Ethics and Integrity in Human Research (if applicable)
- GSR 962.0 if research involves animal subjects
Special Case Ph.D.
Contact department for more information.