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Secondary Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Edmonton, Canada
The Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta is widely recognized nationally and internationally for its outstanding graduate programs and regularly attracts students from around the world.

Overview

Why Graduate Studies in Secondary Education at the University of Alberta

  • Strong and active graduate community comprised of Canadian and international students, many of whom are in residence.
  • Commitment to providing doctoral students with experiences in all three areas of academic life: research, teaching and service.
  • Opportunity to interact with all of the internationally renowned scholars in the department.
  • Graduates leave with strong curriculum vitae which position them well for employment in academic and professional contexts.
  • Graduates hold faculty and leadership positions in universities, ministries of education and school districts in Canada and around the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Aboriginal and Indigenous Curricululm Perspectives
  • Career and Technology Studies
  • Digital Technologies in Education
  • English Language Arts Education
  • Fine Arts Education and Media Studies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Application documents
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Intent
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Edmonton

  • 1201 - 2000 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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