This program develops an awareness of current thought and practice in TESL education. TESL graduate students gain experience and understanding in such areas as: current issues in TESL theory and practice, second language acquisition, second language reading and writing, language socialization, language and identity, second language assessment, discourse analysis, critical applied linguistics, and research methods.
The MA program has a research emphasis and includes a thesis, whereas the MEd program has a professional emphasis and includes the option of a major paper. Each program requires a minimum of 30 credits of approved graduate work, at least 24 of which must be numbered 500 or above.
- Degree: Master of Arts (research-based), Master of Education (course-based) - Specialization: Teaching English as a Second Language - Subject: Education - Mode of delivery: On campus - Faculty: Faculty of Education
International Tuition Awards assist international graduate students with their tuition fees if they are registered full-time in research-oriented master’s and doctoral programs.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to $3,200 per annum
Students must hold a valid Student Authorization (Study Permit).
Students do not need to apply, as all international students who are eligible are automatically considered for this scholarship. Awards are assigned on the Student Information System, and, once assigned, can be viewed by logging onto the Student Service Centre.
Academic equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC; 18 credits of upper-level coursework or a professional concentration in the area of interest, and two years of teaching experience or other relevant professional experience.
Tuition per year: Canadian $6,864.99, International $10,937.49
Recipient: University of British Columbia
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