18 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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A Master’s degree in Curriculum Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University will help you to develop the advanced skills to address different student needs and interests by examining how curriculum affects student success. 

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The Curriculum Studies degree at Mount Saint Vincent University offers several areas of concentrations or fields of interest to accomplish your goals. 

A Flexible Learning Environment

At the Mount, we are committed to providing our students with flexible and accessible learning options. We understand that you may be working, studying full-time, or balancing the demands of your family, your career, and your education, and we’re ready to help you succeed. We welcome both full-time and part-time students, and we offer several electives via online learning.

Part-time students generally finish their studies in two years, but if you need a little more time, you can take up to five years to earn your Master’s degree in our on-campus programs. If you enroll in one of our on-campus cohorts or our off-campus cohorts your program will take two years to complete.

Our cohorts study as a group throughout the program, taking most of their classes together. Many of these cohorts are structured to accommodate teachers and other professionals who work full-time. These part-time cohorts can be completed in two years.

Your Career

Our graduate programs in Curriculum Studies can help you to become a more effective educator or administrator. Graduates from our programs are classroom, resource, and learning centre teachers, educational administrators, educators in the corporate, not-for-profit, arts, and government sectors, consultants, and curriculum development specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Schooling and Social Justice 
  • Geography in Education
  • New Dimensions for Curriculum in Geography
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Curriculum in Practice
  • History of Educational Ideas 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum requirements for admission to the program are a bachelor’s degree and evidence of one year successful teaching experience (or equivalent). For those teaching in the public school system, a BEd or its equivalent is also required. Those involved in education other than in the school system do not require a BEd for admittance to the program and are encouraged to apply. Additional specific requirements may be in place for certain cohorts and concentrations.
  • Only students who show the potential to perform well in graduate studies (normally a minimum B average (GPA of 3.0) in previous university coursework will be considered for admission.
  • This degree may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis and a variety of delivery modes are possible.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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