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Interdisciplinary Studies - Canada, North, and the Globe

24 months
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2100 CAD/module
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About

The Interdisciplinary Studies - Canada, North, and the Globe program from Athabasca University explores the North in all its productive ambiguity and unique specificity.

Overview

With Athabasca University’s Master of Arts in Integrated Studies (MA-IS)- Canada, North, and the Globe, you will learn to think holistically, critically and reflectively. You will find the connections and points of overlap between specialized and generalized knowledge. You will also learn problem-solving skills and policy-making strategies.

Learning outcomes

Canada is a quintessential Northern nation. Courses address issues having to do with “the North” as a unique socio-political as well as natural region of our planet, encompassing Canada as well as tensions specific to it within the global context. 

You can choose to complete this project in a grouped study capstone course, or through an individual study project that will allow you to:

  • explore a question or issue that’s important to you
  • relate your research to a work or life situation
  • address a community problem

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Self-Directed Behaviour
  • Global Education
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Global Governance and Law
  • Industrial Heritage
  • Foundations of Education in Canada

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for an Athabasca University graduate program you must have an undergraduate degree. Doctorate programs require a master’s degree to qualify for admission. 
  • Requirements for graduate programs vary and are listed on each program’s website. You can take some graduate courses without being admitted to the full program if you meet the non-program student requirements for said program. Requirements for graduate programs are listed on each program’s website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2100 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 CAD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    1868 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1868 CAD per module during 24 months.

Funding

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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