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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    15,740 CAD

  • Application fee

    150 CAD

  • Years of study

    4 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    2.67 out of 4

Included
Capstone Project

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Winter-January 31-August-2022 31-August-2022
Summer-May 31-December-2022 31-December-2022
Fall-September 31-January-2023 31-January-2023

Overview

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education

FEATURES:

  • All courses are delivered online in a blended model that includes face-to-face sessions. Distance students participate in these sessions using video conference tools.
  • Receive credit for prior learning through transfer credits, program-based PLAR, or challenging a course
  • Program eligible for financial aid

Develop your skills as an adult educator through UFV’s Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education — a mid-career professional development program.

Tailor your studies to fit your busy schedule. All courses are online except for a few classroom sessions, with video conference access if you are a distance student. The Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education program is completely flexible and allows you to:

  • Study part-time or full time
  • Choose online courses on a rotating schedule
  • Take evening and Saturday classes
  • Earn credit for prior learning, including from non-traditional settings

Start your studies by reviewing the foundations of adult education and e-learning. Round up your first 60 credits through UFV coursework, transfer credit, and Prior Learning Assessment.

To earn your upper-level credits, you explore instructional design, adult education theory, and elective topics that fit your interests. All courses pair practical and theoretical coursework with real-life workplace experiences.

Near the end of your Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education degree, solidify your knowledge through three capstone courses where you explore your passions, synthesize your learning, and apply reflective techniques.

Additional opportunities

You earn a Workplace Education (WE) associate certificate and an Integrated Learning Design associate certificate as part of your degree.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$28,472

Total costs

yearly

$7,116

Cost of living

1 person

$5,616

Accommodation

1 bed room

$15,740

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

One of the following:

  • Completion of a minimum of nine credits in courses numbered at the 100 level and above, with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.67 (B- average) on all credits attempted;
  • Completion of a minimum of 30 credits in courses numbered at the 100 level and above, with a CGPA of 2.00 (C average) on all credits attempted; or
  • Completion of the Workplace Education associate certificate.

The Adult Education department will also consider applications from working professionals with at least three years of significant and relevant Adult Education or related experience, even though they may not possess the required GPA, course grades, or course currency necessary for entry into the degree program. 

The department will exercise discretion in such cases and, where warranted, accept students on a conditional basis.

Students accepted to the program under this applicant category will be required by the department to support their application by submitting a résumé and/or letters of reference to the program advisor, as determined by the department.

Required documents

  • Official  transcripts
  • English language score
  • Passport

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

61
-
listening
60
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the academic degree/diploma level, you may be eligible for our Qualifying Studies program. After you complete it and receive a minimum grade of C+, you may be eligible for degree/diploma academic studies.

You can apply for the Qualifying Studies academic upgrading program if:

  • You do not meet the minimum for the degree/diploma level programs.
  • You do meet the minimum for Qualifying Studies.

Minimum scores required for Qualifying Studies

  • *IELTS (Academic): score of 6.0 or higher with a minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (includes Home Edition): score of 80 or higher (iBT) with no section below 19
  • PTE: score of 56 with 52 in writing
  • Cambridge: Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - C
  • Cambridge: First Certificate in English (FCE) - A
  • EIKEN: Grade Pre-1
  • English 12 C- (or recognized Canadian equivalent)
  • **DET: score of 100 or higher

*UFV does not accept IELTS Indicator results for admission purposes.

**UFV accepts the Duolingo English Test (DET) until the winter 2023 semester. 

English Language Studies (ELS)

If you do not meet our Qualifying Studies level, you may be eligible for the English Language Studies (ELS) foundational English and academic upgrading program

After completing the ELS program, you may be eligible for the Qualifying Studies level. To be eligible for ELS, you must have a minimum IELTS score (or equivalent) of 5.5 with no band score below 5.0.

There are three levels of ELS. Each level of ELS usually takes one semester.

You can apply for the ELS program if:

  • You do not meet the minimum for Qualifying Studies.
  • You do meet the minimum for ELS.

Minimum scores required for ELS

University Foundation Level (combined English and academic upgrading)

  • *IELTS: score of 5.5 or higher with a minimum band score of 5.0
  • TOEFL (includes Home Edition): score of 71 (iBT) with no section below 16
  • EIKEN: Grade 2A with CSE 2400 or higher
  • PTE: score of 46 with 44 in writing
  • **DET: score of 90 or higher

*UFV does not accept IELTS Indicator results for admission purposes.

**UFV accepts the Duolingo English Test (DET) until the winter 2023 semester. 


Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Education Administrator
  • Corporate Training Specialist

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