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Thompson Rivers University

M.Ed. On Campus Online
12 months
1838 CAD/year
1082 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Become a better teacher, trainer, or educator—whether that’s in the classroom, the boardroom or beyond. Not just for K-12 teachers, the degree in Education at Thompson Rivers University allows you to focus on your unique goals and decide when and how you learn. Online. On campus. Part-time or full-time. 

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What will I learn?

Active learning is at the heart of our degree in Education at Thompson Rivers University . By participating in classroom discussions and readings, guided inquiry and independent study, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of new teaching techniques.

  • Learn to design and assess new curriculum
  • Learn to conduct original research in applied settings
  • Learn about current issues in education
  • Develop problem-solving abilities
  • Master the skills required to complete a research project in a variety of applied settings


Jobs you will be qualified for include:

  • Business analysts and project managers in education
  • Corporate trainer
  • Curriculum developer
  • Digital learning and development manager
  • Educational consultant, coordinator, or director
  • Instructional designers and editors
  • International student recruiter
  • Marketing and communications editors and writers
  • Post-secondary instructors (online and on campus)

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, Online

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.

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 (in original language and a certified copy in English) or a letter of permission from the student's home institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1838 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 919 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1082 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 541 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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.

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