Child Studies

Concordia University Montréal

24 months
31141 CAD/year
6824 CAD/year
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Concordia University Montréal Master of Arts in Child Studies provides an individualized and exciting way to enter the world of children from a variety of scholarly and practical perspectives.


Program Details

The program at Concordia University Montréal provides students the opportunity to examine critically a variety of issues relating to children and education (pre-school to high school) from multiple perspectives: developmental, cognitive, social, and cultural.

These issues may be related to the child in the family, the community, or the school environment, and may include areas of concentration in daycare, play and socialization, curriculum and instruction, learning in the content areas, children and technology, exceptionalities, and language development.

Students working toward the MA Child Studies collaborate closely with program faculty who are prominent professionals, researchers, as well as active practitioners. These individualized partnerships make the MA Child Studies program a unique and fulfilling experience for all students.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants will be selected on the basis of past academic records, letters of recommendation, field experience, and the relevance of their proposed research to the areas of specialization of program faculty. To be accepted into the program, a student is required to have an undergraduate degree with a minimum of a B average and a significant concentration in child studies, education, or related discipline. In addition, at least 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. The equivalence of foreign degrees is assessed by the School of Graduate Studies, and is determined by consideration of the total length of program study (primary through university) as well as the quality and content of post-secondary study and its relevance to this program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31141 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31141 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6824 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6824 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Students from Canada 14747 CAD


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Child Studies
Concordia University Montréal