Child Studies, M.A. | Concordia University Montréal | Montréal, Canada
24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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Concordia University Montréal Master of Arts in Child Studies investigates child cognition, emotion, social functioning, language, literacy, numeracy, moral development, special needs learners, and play.


Program Details

With Arts in Child Studies at Concordia University Montréal students have access to our Observation Nursery to document children’s learning processes. Faculty members offer individualized mentorship and support, allowing students to link theory to practice while completing an internship project or thesis. 

Montreal provides numerous settings in which students can work with children and families in both English and French, including Quebec’s universal childcare system, preschool programs, diverse schools (including French immersion and alternative schools), after-school programs, two children's hospitals, and community services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Child Development
  • Issues in Child Studies
  • Quantitative Methods of Inquiry
  • Qualitative Methods of Inquiry
  • Field observations 
  • Social Processes
  • Children’s Play
  • Curriculum Models
  • Inclusive Education
  • The Family
  • Curriculum Models in Childhood Settings
  • Issues in Education: Language, Literacy, Numeracy, and Scientific Reasoning
  • Issues in Inclusive and Special Education
  • Special Topics in Child Studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum of a B average and a significant concentration in child studies, education or related discipline.
  • Minimum one year of professional experience in the field of child care, education or related areas is desirable.
  • Bilingualism is an asset, but not a requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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