M.Ed. On Campus

Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Cape Breton University

48 months
1640 CAD/module
1640 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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Cape Breton University's program for progressive thinkers and problem solvers, the Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation program offers courses that enable learners to become more empowered leaders in education for sustainability, contribute to individual, community and global well-being and enhance teaching skills through real-world connections and integrated learning.


Key facts

Using the competencies for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) defined by the United Nations, the MEd SCI program provides learners with the knowledge and skills to create transformative learning opportunities anywhere in the world. Designed for part-time study, the MEd SCI program is delivered in a flexible, completely online format. Students will be exposed to ground-breaking courses on sustainable happiness, sustainability education and Indigenous culture and language. The accessible faculty at CBU are committed to teaching excellence through a direct learning curriculum, undertaking original research to support sustainability scholarship. Students have the option to complete the degree through the applied research project route or the thesis route.

Cape Breton University's Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation program is approved by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Council for teaching license reclassification. While popular amongst teachers, a Bachelor of Education is not a pre-requisite for the MEd SCI program. Admission is open to other applicants who express an interest in expanding their education and seek professional development opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability and Entrepreneurship 
  • Health Promoting Schools
  • Research Methods
  • Education for Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation Project
  • Digital Citizenship in a Global Community

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with a B+ (75%) average from a recognized university a completed application form, with the non-refundable application fee .
  • official transcripts for all previous post-secondary study a resume detailing employment experience, skills, community involvement and interests.
  • a 500-800 word statement on desire to enter the program.
  • three reference letters, preferably including one professional and one academic reference, each accompanied by a completed reference form.
  • satisfactory scores on the GMAT or GRE.
  • satisfactory scores on the TOEFL/IELTS (for students whose native language is not
  • English) satisfactory performance in an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1640 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 CAD per module during 48 months.
  • National

    1640 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 CAD per module during 48 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1080 - 1710 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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