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Mathematics And Science Teaching, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
New Westminster, Canada
If you're a working elementary or middle-school teacher, the Mathematics and Science Teaching program from Douglas College will help you get comfortable with the new mathematics curriculum, rediscover chemistry, biology, physics and earth science and connect with other teachers in a positive and friendly environment. 
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Overview

You will also be eligible for TQS upgrading upon program completion.

The Mathematics and Science Teaching program from Douglas College provides practical, hands-on experience, including experimenting in chemistry labs, examining geological formations with a geologist and observing stars with an astronomer. 

Courses focus on how ideas can be applied to your own classroom. Classes take place in evenings, on weekends and online.

Career Transfer Pathways

If you are a Category 4 teacher, British Columbia Teacher's Qualification Service (TQS) accepts the Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Science Teaching as an "integrated" program which makes graduates of the Diploma eligible for a pay scale upgrade from category 4 to 5. 

If you are a Category 5 teacher, British Columbia Teacher's Qualification Service (TQS) accepts the Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Science Teaching as an "integrated" program which makes graduates of the diploma eligible for a pay scale upgrade from category 5 to 5+.;

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Teaching Biology and Earth Science
  • Teaching Chemistry and Physics 
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Contemporary Issues in Mathematics and Science Teaching 
  • Engaging Students in Mathematics and Science 
  • Mathematics and Science in Popular Culture 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

To enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Science Teaching, candidates must meet the following prerequisite conditions:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Hold a Professional Teaching certificate from the BC Teachers' Council or be eligible to obtain such certification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    580 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 580 CAD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    106 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 106 CAD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New Westminster

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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