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Science Education

University of British Columbia

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
13604 CAD/year
7285 CAD/year
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About

The Master of Education - Science Education degree from University of British Columbia offers students opportunities to pursue a wide range of research and professional interests in the field of STEM Education with the emphasis on science education.

Overview

The Master of Education - Science Education degree from University of British Columbia is ideal for those seeking to make a difference in teacher education; learning and teaching at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels; industry; teaching and research institutions; government and private sector bodies; museums; outdoor setting and other science-based organizations. 

The program’s philosophy is that theory and practice are inextricably linked and work hand in hand to improve the quality of education. 

Educators are empowered by collaboration across disciplines, countries, and contexts.  Therefore this program values diverse expertise and experience; collaboration and mentorship; and innovative ideas, theories and practices.  Through the pursuit of student individual and collective interests, graduate students will develop and enhance their knowledge and practice of Science Education. Graduate students will be equipped to advance the quality of education and/or assume leadership roles in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Curriculum Issues and Theories
  • Issues in the Teaching and Learning of the Sciences
  • Research Methodologies in Education
  • Teaching Math and Science through Technology
  • Science Learning in Informal Settings
  • Theory and Research in Environmental Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Canadian students:

  • Normally, applicants for a master's degree program must hold the academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC including one of the following:
  • A minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC) in third- and fourth-year courses.
  • Academic standing with at least 12 credits of third- or fourth-year courses in the A grade range (80% or higher at UBC) in the field of study.
International students:
  • Most three-year, Bologna-compliant degrees from research-intensive universities are acceptable as a basis for admission to master's programs at UBC.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13604 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13604 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7285 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7285 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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