Education, M.Ed.

Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #1078 (BCR) ,
For over 30 years, graduates of the Master of Education program have enhanced their professional practices, made advancements in their careers and shaped their communities.

About

The MEd (General) and MEd (Educational Leadership) programs are designed to facilitate the study of critical challenges facing education and to shape how people teach, learn and lead in schools. Education is central to every aspect of humanity, from the intellectual to the aesthetic, the physical to creating a sense of meaningful community with one another. In the Faculty of Education, we go one step beyond that truth. Much of what we do is guided by the belief that studying and improving how we educate children is central not just to the well being of children but to the future of our culture.

The MEd (Counselling Psychology) program is designed around rigorous adherence to accreditation standards, and current ethical professional practice. The emphasis of the program is on the provision of counsellor training for those people who aspire to be a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Alberta Advanced Education, University of Lethbridge (UofL) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Lethbridge (UofL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

This three-year part-time program is offered in a blended delivery format. This includes online courses in fall and spring semesters, as well as face-to-face courses in July. On-campus accommodation is available.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Evening, Weekend
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings, Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    93

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • University of Lethbridge Bachelor of Education degree or its academic equivalent from another recognized degree-granting institution
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in the terms containing the last 20 graded university courses (60.0 credit hours)
  • Approximately two years of teaching experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5460 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5460 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2335 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2335 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Lethbridge

  • 1200 - 1800 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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