University of Prince Edward Island - Graduate Studies

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Educational Studies

University of Prince Edward Island - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Education, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,428


Graduates of the PhD in Educational Studies degree program develop the competence and expertise needed to assume positions of leadership, such as educational researchers in institutional and non-institutional contexts; teacher educators; curriculum and instructional leaders in school boards and private industry; and school, school board, and governmental educational administrators. This program also promotes collaborative work with colleagues in educational endeavours and lifelong professional development.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    First class standing (e.g., a minimum academic average of 80%, or A-, or a GPA of 3.7) or equivalent, in a Masters program conferred by an accredited university (students with Pass grades must request that former professors complete a narrative assessment form to confirm first class standing equivalence and potential for admission to a PhD program).

    A Masters thesis. An equivalent research report such as a Masters project, or a substantial research-focused technical report, authored solely by the applicant, may also be considered.

    Evidence of a minimum of 5 years professional experience in field deemed relevant to the field of educational studies.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
    Application Notes : IELTS: 7 in writing and no band lower than 6.5; PTE: 66; CAE: CAE A and B and CPE A and B 185-190 after Jan 1/15; Eiken: 1.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • 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 November 15, 2022