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Modern Languages Education

University of British Columbia

M.A.
12 months
Duration
13604 CAD/year
7285 CAD/year
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About

In the Modern Languages Education from University of British Columbia, we offer specialized, individualized and interdisciplinary graduate programs in French immersion, French as a Second or Foreign Language, and the other modern languages education. These programs involve study in second language curriculum, assessment, second language acquisition, bilingualism and intercultural education. 

Overview

The MEd degree is a course-based degree (no thesis required) whereas the MA degree is research-based.

Recent thesis topics include teaching, instruction, acquisition, curriculum development, evaluation, language planning, interlanguage pragmatics, sociolinguistic and other applied linguistic approaches to modern languages education as well as post-structural, critical theory and feminist approaches to Asia-Pacific literature. Autonomous learning, multi-media, distance education, language acquisition, the role of the L1 and L2 in teaching, and the study of language loss are additional recent thesis topics.

What makes Modern Languages Education program offered by University of British Columbia unique?

Although there are formal course requirements for the advanced degrees, students in the graduate programs are encouraged, with the aim of individualizing each program of studies, to take graduate courses in the Departments of Anthropology/Sociology, Psychology, and Linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, as well as in the Departments of Educational Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, Administrative Education, and Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education. In this way, each program is individually tailored to suit students' talents and interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Problems in Education
  • Field Experiences 
  • Teacher Action Research in Language and Literacy Education
  • Bilingual Education: Theory and Practice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A sample of work demonstrating an ability to undertake research and scholarly writing
  • CV or resume outlining work experience and academic history
  • a well-written 500 word (maximum) Statement of Intent
  • letters of support of three referees
  • if admitted, all official transcripts and degree certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended outside UBC.

Work experience

two years of formal teaching experience is required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13604 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13604 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    7285 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7285 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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