This MEd in Critical Studies in Education from University of New Brunswick examines questions about unequal power relations in the larger society and their impact on education in its broadest sense. It is an important area for anyone interested in working toward creating more equitable social relations and socially just educational communities.
Students engage with a range of related contemporary critical theories, including:
- critical race theories
- post-colonialist approaches
- feminist theories
- maternal literacies
- indigenous theories
- queer theories
- critical disability theories
- class analyses
To meet graduation requirements, students must complete one of these three routes:
- Thesis Route 30 credit hours (5 courses + the 15 credit hour thesis)
- Project Route 30 credit hours (8 courses + the 6 credit hour project)
- Course Route 30 credit hours (10 courses)
The program provides a critical foundation for all areas of policy, research and curriculum including critical literacies, early childhood education, First Nations education, inclusion, health education, cultural studies, gender studies, media studies and popular culture studies.
- Cultural Diversity
- Research as Critical Praxis
- Cultural Diversity in Schools
- Quantitative Research Design in Education
- History & Philosophy of Educational Ideas
- Supervision of Instruction I: Enhancing Learning Culture
- 60 months
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The MEd in Critical Studies program has an open deadline date (must submit applications three months prior to intended start date).
DisciplinesEducation Special Education View 177 other Masters in Education in Canada
- a Bachelor of Education degree or its equivalent
- a grade point average of at least 3.0 (B, or its equivalent)
- A completed online application
- Letter of interest
- Up-to-date resumé
- Three reference letters (academic references are preferred, particularly if other degrees were recent)
- Official transcripts (copied or opened transcripts are not official)
- at least one year of teaching or related professional experience.
International1435 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1435 CAD per module during 60 months.
National874 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 874 CAD per module during 60 months.
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