University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

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Educational Foundations

University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty:College of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Education, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,698
Careers:College and Other Vocational InstructorsSchool and Guidance CounsellorsEducation Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


Students' programs in Educational Foundations and Continuing Education can be arranged to permit access to the courses and faculty in both areas of study. The department focuses on the study and promotion of social and ecological justice education. Special interests areas include Indigenous and anti-racist education, environmental and ecological education, comparative and international education, gender and sexual orientation issues, as well as critical and creative approaches to various educational practices including process philosophy, critical pedagogies, place-based learning, land-based learning.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants require a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from a recognized college or university or documented and approved equivalency with at least 70% in the last two years of study. A demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research is also required.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 11, 2022