Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

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Educational Studies (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Education, General
Description:The M.A. in Educational Studies reflects the multidisciplinary nature and evolution of education as an academic, intellectual, and professional field of study. It attracts students seeking educational opportunities at an advanced level who wish to develop a comprehensive understanding of the wider field of education.

The program offers a multi-faceted approach to the study of issues in education. It recognizes the reality and addresses complexity of lifelong learning as an economic and social necessity. Students are encouraged to investigate how children and adults learn and develop skills at all stages and in all facets of their lives. M.A. students develop a program of study best suited to their individual academic, research, and professional goals. They choose between a thesis option and an intensive course work option. Both options emphasize experimentation, collaboration and diversity and provide excellent preparation for careers in government service and industry. Students in both options may elect to complete a concentration in adult education.
URL:Educational Studies (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116
Careers:College and Other Vocational InstructorsSchool and Guidance CounsellorsEducation Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have a minimum of two years of professional experience in education or have taken at least three undergraduate courses in education and attained a minimum grade of B in each of them.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

    Application form and fee. Curriculum vitae. 3 letters of reference (academic assessment forms are available on the application site). Two academic references are required and one should be professional. Statement of purpose. Permanent Residents, neither English nor French speaking: English Department Placement Test and must achieve the level of ENGL 212 or higher. International applicants: whose first language is neither English nor French: iBTOEFL (90+) or paper-based TOEFL (577+), or IELTS (7.0+). Official transcripts (graduate and undergraduate) for all previous university studies (complete and incomplete); if the transcript is in a language other than English or French, official translations are required along with the original language transcripts. Proof of Canadian citizenship, Permanent resident status, or refugee status.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * 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 July 24, 2018

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