The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Education Technology (MET) - Master of Educational Technology (MET)

The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Education
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Course Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $583
International: $904

Cost per year is tuition per credit.


The Master of Educational Technology (MET) program offers a fully online graduate degree that explores the potential use and impact of learning technologies in a variety of contexts. UBC is an internationally-recognized leader in distributed education, and the Faculty members work on the leading edge of curriculum design and technology integration.

This innovative program provides an excellent environment in which to learn and engage in:

  • Teaching/Instruction using Learning Technologies
  • Planning and Management of Learning Technologies
  • Design and Development of Learning Technologies
  • Prerequisites:

    Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76
    These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

      Applicants for a master's degree program must hold the academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC including one of the following:

    • A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses.

    • Academic standing with at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A grade range (80% or higher at UBC) in the field of study.

    • Test Scores:
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
      Application Notes : Applicants whose degrees are from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must present evidence of competency to pursue studies in the English language prior to being extended an offer of admission.

      All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.

      All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Letter(s) of Reference

      In addition to the above you should also submit a sample of written work (published or unpublished). The writing sample you submit should demonstrate your ability to think critically and write clearly. Writing samples typically take the form of academic or scholarly papers from previous studies.

      A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.

      * 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 September 08, 2022