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Degree

Master of Arts in Education Studies in Lifelong Learning (Thesis-Based)

master

Degree

Master of Arts in Education Studies in Lifelong Learning (Thesis-Based)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,304 CAD

  • Application fee

    $50 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    1 year

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Highlights
Practicum

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Winter-January 02-November-2022 2022-11-02
Fall-September 15-February-2023 2023-02-15

Overview

Master of Arts in Education Studies in Lifelong Learning

The Master's Studies in Lifelong Learning program prepares students with knowledge and skills to take leadership roles as lifelong educators. Graduate students benefit from small classes, knowledgeable instructors, hands-on experiences, and an exciting curriculum

Whether interested in supporting learning in formal education institutions, families, communities, or workplaces, students find this program rich, engaging, and pertinent. Students come from many different educational and work backgrounds.

The common denominator is that they are interested in how learning occurs across the lifespan. Often they are currently involved or would like to become involved in teaching other adults.

Acquiring new skills

A graduate degree in lifelong learning will provide you with a wealth of academic knowledge and research that will be effective in the workplace, and best-practice methods for sharing information with others, and more – including:

  • Understand the process of learning across the lifespan
  • Design educational programs (workshops, seminars, curriculum)
  • Strategies for teaching effectively
  • Improved communication skills
  • Increase your capacity for creativity

Connect Through Practicum

Students in the program gain practical experience through a practicum. The practicum is a full unit course that allows students to take some of the concepts, theories, and ideas that they have learned in the program and put them into practice

Over the course of two semesters, students will work with their practicum instructor and a mentor at their practicum site to develop and carry out a “hands-on” project that fits with their particular interests.

The practicum requires approximately a hundred and fifty hours of work, is voluntary (so no payment can be received for this work), and is usually done with a community organization

However, sometimes it is done in the student’s place of work, provided the practicum tasks are clearly above and beyond the work that they would be paid for.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$21,297

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,260
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,993
Tuition 1 person $13,304

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.35 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • a curriculum vitae or résume
  • a signed statement of intent
  • Reference letters
  • an official transcript
  • Language proficiency test
  • Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
6.5
listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
6.5
reading

TOEFL

93
23
listening
23
writing
23
speaking
23
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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

Students conditionally admitted to a graduate program of study, who have an IELTS score between 6.5 and 6.9 or the equivalent, will be required to successfully complete the Graduate Preparatory Program (GPP).

The GPP is designed to ensure that incoming graduate students have a high level of English language proficiency and a strong orientation to Canadian academic culture. 

The GPP consists of an intensive term-long 15 hour/week program offered by the International Education Centre (IEC) and an undergraduate academic course

The course is determined by the Graduate Admissions Committee for the student’s intended program of study and indicated on the student’s data form. This course is normally taken concurrently with the IEC program.


Academic background and requirement

Students admitted to the Master of Arts in Education program will possess a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum overall average of B (GPA 3.0). 

All students should also demonstrate a commitment to studies in lifelong learning in their professional or community roles and work. MA candidates should demonstrate advanced research and writing competencies

Candidates may be asked to submit academic writing samples to verify adequate preparation for MA work.

Career opportunities

  • Educational planner
  • Policy-maker
  • Consultant

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