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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Education/Science Combined

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Education/Science Combined

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $20,006 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Winter-January 15-October-2023 2023-10-15
Spring-May 31-January-2024 2024-01-31

Overview

Bachelor of Education/Science Combined

A combined BEd/BSc program allows you to satisfy the minimum requirements of both degrees in five years. 

The program provides a broader science background while maintaining the teacher education component. 

Graduates of the combined degree are eligible to apply for Teacher Certification in the Province of Alberta and all other provinces. 

Red Deer Polytechnic offers up to two years of these programs.

Teaching science in secondary school requires studying a variety of subjects. 

For the University of Alberta, you will normally major in one of the following areas and minor in another:

  1. Biological Sciences includes Biology, Botany, Entomology, Genetics, Immunology and Infection, Marine Science, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Zoology.
  2. Mathematical Sciences includes Applied Probability, Computing Science, Mathematics, Statistics.
  3. Physical Sciences includes Astronomy, Chemistry, Mathematical Physics, Physics.

Transfer to the University of Alberta after one year is required for all of these programs in order to meet the U of A Faculty of Science residency requirement.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,526

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,912
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,520
Tuition 1 person $20,006

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Medical Authorization

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

8
7.5
listening
7.5
writing
7.5
speaking
7.5
reading

TOEFL

100
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

76
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listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL: 80 with at least 75 on each band score
  • Duolingo English Test: 115
  • Evidence of completion of the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC) University Pathway program certificate (Level 3.2 or 3.3) with a minimum grade of 70%.
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English BandsIntroBeginnerPre-IntermediateIntermediateHigh-IntermediatePre-AdvancedAdvancedHigh-AdvancedProficiency
Principal Courses AvailableGeneral EnglishUniversity Pathway IUniversity Pathway II CertificateUniversity Pathway III Certificate
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Academic background and requirement

  • Minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:
  • ELA 30-1
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Subject from Group A, B, or C (Physics 30 recommended)

OR

Mature Student

  • You must be 19 years of age or older, out of high school at least one full year before the program starts, and have a minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:
  • ELA 30-1
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30

Career opportunities

  • Secondary School Teacher with a focus in science
  • Teacher in the kindergarten to grade 12 system
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Recreation Director
  • Principal
  • School Administrator

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