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Thompson Rivers University

M.Ed. On Campus
12 months
875 CAD/credit
505 CAD/credit
Tuition fee
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Whether you are a certified teacher wanting to expand your teaching career options or have an undergraduate degree in a different field, you can get ahead with a master’s degree in Education at Thompson Rivers University!

Visit the official programme website for more information


Choose from three program completions (thesis, project or capstone) and take up to five years to complete all degree requirements.Take either on-campus or through distance education (online) courses. Also, if you are a domestic student, you can choose part- or full-time study. However, If you are an international student, you must take three courses per term to maintain your full-time status.

MEd instructors are drawn from a range of professional fields, supporting several areas of study: educational leadership, curriculum, counselling, and inclusive and special education.

Experiential learning is at the heart of our MEd program. You participate in classroom discussions and readings, guided inquiry, and independent study. Analyzing information, utilizing data in professional settings and exploring various methods of research presentation are all key components of the program.

The Education programme at Thompson Rivers University has been designed for maximum choice by students. As such, there are no streams, majors, minors, or specialisms in the TRU MEd. After completing the core courses, students select from across the elective courses.


Designed for students who wish to assume positions as educational leaders and capable researchers, who work in a variety of roles in education, health care, private industry and government.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Research Methods 
  • Philosophy and History of Education 
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
  • Diversity: Constructing Social Realities 
  • Principles and Processes of Educational Leadership 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Four-year baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • Applicants who did not complete their undergraduate degree from an English language university normally must have one of the following to enter the M.Ed. program:
    • a minimum TOEFL score of 570 with a TWE of 4.5 or higher (paper-based test)
    • a minimum TOEFL 230 with an Essay of 4.5 or higher (computer-based test)
    • a minimum TOEFL (IBT) 88 with no section below 20
    • IELTS of at least 6.5 with no bands below 6.5
    • CAEL of at least 70 with no subtest below 60
    • Successful completion (or exemption) of TRU ESAL Level 5
  • Official copy of educational transcripts for all post-secondary education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    875 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 875 CAD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    505 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 505 CAD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • International student: $4,325/semester
  • Domestic student: $1,145.80/semester


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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