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Degree

Master of Education - Educational Policy Studies - Social Justice and International Studies in Education

About the program

  • 20,911 CAD

    Tuition
  • 3 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 3 out of 4

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-October-2022 01-October-2022
Spring-May 01-October-2022 01-October-2022
Summer-July 01-October-2022 01-October-2022

Master of Education - Educational Policy Studies - Social Justice and International Studies in Education

The Department of Educational Policy Studies offers master's and doctoral programs in the following specialized areas of study: 

Adult, Community and Higher Education; Studies in Educational Leadership; Indigenous Peoples Education; and Social Justice and International Studies in Education as well as a graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

The Department of Educational Policy Studies strives to develop critical and creative scholars who have a substantive understanding of the important systemic and contextual factors that bear upon Canadian and international education.

The Social Justice and International Studies specialization for both the master's and the doctoral programs requires applicants to have advanced skills in independent research, essay writing, logical argumentation, and narrative analysis. 

Applicants must have a strong background in the social foundations of education and/or one or more of the following humanities and social sciences: philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and cultural and communication studies.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$32,347

Total costs

yearly

$7,536

Cost of living

1 person

$3,900

Accommodation

1 bed room

$20,911

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

For the MEd degree, the Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Three referees are notified to submit a reference
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement
  • Visa and Passport

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

7
7
listening
7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

93
20
listening
24
writing
24
speaking
20
reading

PTE

63
63
listening
63
writing
63
speaking
63
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
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reading

Career Opportunities

  • consultant with government agencies or non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • public administration
  • city planning
  • mental health administration
  • think tank research
  • public defender
  • policy advocate or lobbyist

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