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Master of Education [M.Ed]

 2-3 years
 full time
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

Offered by     University of British Columbia (Okanagan)

$ 9,810 

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Program Description

  • The Master of Education is a 2-year program at the University of British Columbia.
  • This program is available on a full time or part-time basis.
  • Students take a minimum of 2 years or a maximum of 3 years to complete this course.
  • This course consists of coursework and a capstone project.
  • This  30-credit degree program requires completion of:
    • 9 credits of core courses
    • 15 credits from one or more thematic areas 
    • EDUC 598 (3 credits)
    • 3 credits of an approved elective
  • Students enrolled in the MEd degree will develop valuable skills and gain the experience necessary to work in a professional field in an education environment.
  • This program focus on main following areas:
    • Theory and Research
    • Curriculum for Sustainability
    • Curriculum Studies in Diverse Settings
    • Conceptions of Teaching and Learning
  • Students will also learn how to lead and manage digital innovation in professional settings, analyzing essential conditions for appropriate implementation, staff development, security issues, and policies for ethical use.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 18:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Students who are interested in enrolling in a doctoral program are advised to follow the MA route rather than the MEd route.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2-3 years
Fees$ 19,620 for 2-3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered byUniversity of British Columbia (Okanagan)
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must hold a bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, with a minimum overall average in the B+ range (76-79%) or its academic equivalent.
    • Students who do not meet the requirements stated above, but who have had significant formal training and relevant professional experience may be granted admission on the recommendation of the Director of Graduate Programs in Education.
    • TOEFL or IELTS is mandatory for the students whose official language is not English.

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.

    Application Deadline

    Jan 31

    Jun 01

    Oct 01

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition fees$9810$9810


    Times Higher Education 2020

    Ranked #19/ 401

    Education [ International ]

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
    UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
    Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
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    VISA & Work Study


    • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
    • A student visa is required to study in Canada. 
    • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
    • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks as per work-study norms.
    • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
    • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
    • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government, higher education, school administration, and education consultation.

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