University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

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Education Studies (Ph.D.)

University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,202


The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education Studies is a research degree requiring a thesis on original and significant research in the field of Education. The goals of this degree are to assist individuals to study, design and conduct research at an advanced level, to develop the competence and expertise needed to assume positions of educational leadership, to work collaboratively with colleagues in educational endeavours, and to continue their professional development.


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    All candidates for the PhD program must have completed a previous degree at the graduate level, with a grade point average of at least 3.7 (or its equivalent); must have an academic background in education studies; must have completed a minimum of two years working or teaching experience or its equivalent; must submit evidence of the quality of their professional practice; and must submit evidence of their ability to conduct independent research and to write effectively in the English language.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 650] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 280] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience
    Three reference letters, including at least one academic letter if degree(s) have been completed in the last 10 years

    * 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 05, 2022