University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Educational Studies (joint PhD with Brock University and Lakehead University)

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Education, General
Description:Through the three fields of study, Cognition and Learning, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, and Social/Cultural/Political Contexts of Education, the Joint Ph.D. in Educational Studies Program External Link aims to promote scholarly inquiry and the production of new knowledge within the context of a research culture.

We are committed to methodological advances in educational research and the integration of theory and practice. We nurture our students as developing scholars and leaders in faculties of education, school systems, and other institutional settings, thereby contributing to the growth of research and scholarship in Canada and internationally. We promote professional development through collaboration among scholars, practitioners, educational institutions, and faculties of education, thus fostering links between schools and universities, and promoting partnerships locally, nationally, and internationally. We are committed to excellence in our students and faculty and to producing graduates who are life long learners.

URL:Educational Studies (joint PhD with Brock University and Lakehead University) at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,265

Cost per year represents tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250]

English is the primary language of communication and instruction in the program. Applicants from other countries who have not completed a degree at a university where the primary language of instruction is English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission. This can be demonstrated in one of the following ways: a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no individual sub-category score less than 6.5; a minimum score of 100 on the Internet Based Test (iBT) version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), including a minimum score of 27 in the Written component and a minimum score of 27 in the Reading component; and a minimum score of 60 (Brock & Lakehead Universities) and 70 (University of Windsor) on the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) examination.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have: completion of a undergraduate degree followed by a Master?s degree in education with A standing; a graduate degree in another discipline (may be considered if academic suitability can be demonstrated, may be required to take additional course work, either prior to entry into the program or concurrent with program course work); research competence is demonstrated by the completion of Master's thesis; and equivalent evidence of research capacity is required if a thesis has not been completed. Applicants must submit a Statement of Objectives and the Area of Concentration selection form, and Three Referee Assessment Forms (at least one academic).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 30, 2017