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Interdisciplinary Studies - Global Change

24 months
Duration
2100 CAD/module
1868 CAD/module
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Participate in an interdisciplinary online master’s program in Interdisciplinary Studies - Global Change at Athabasca University that integrates theories, methods and practices from the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Overview

With Athabasca University’s Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies - Global Change, 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

Global Change explores claims and realities of economic and cultural globalization; the role of emerging technologies in global change; the effects of neo-liberal globalism on the nation state, local spaces, and international governance; the unequal impacts of global change on women, indigenous peoples, the developing countries, and local and global ecosystems; as well as examining resistance and accommodation to global forces.Your program will finish with a final integrated project or capstone paper that will exercise and explore your newly acquired skills and knowledge.

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

Routes and options

The MA-IS program in Global Change is just one of several academic focus areas to choose from, as well as an independent track that allows you to develop your own program of study. Our focus areas include:
  • Adult Education
  • Canada, the North and the Globe
  • Community Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Educational Studies
  • Equity Studies
  • Heritage and Social History
  • Literary Studies
  • Work, Organizations and Leadership
  • Writing and New Media

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethnobiology: Traditional Knowledge of Plants, Animals, and Land in Contemporary Global Context
  • Researching Society and Culture
  • Global Education
  • Foundations of Education in Canada
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Innovative Public Management

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Athabasca University and/or in Canada, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

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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