The Higher Education Program (HIED) at UBC focuses on the study of all facets of institutions of higher learning. The multifaceted, interdisciplinary Program draws on aspects of history, philosophy, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, law, and administrative studies. The Program addresses several core themes:
- The foundations of higher education - The contexts in which institutions and systems of higher education operate - International and comparative perspectives of higher education systems and policies - International and comparative perspectives on access, admissions, and student mobility - Current issues in higher education - Transitions and access in education - Perspectives on retention, attrition, and success in institutions of higher education - Student success in higher education - Interrogating higher education environments
The Higher Education graduate program at UBC focuses on the study of institutions of higher education and their members, activities, and policies. The program draws on such disciplines and fields as history, philosophy, sociology, economics, political science, psychology, law, and administrative studies.
The Higher Education graduate program offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Educational Studies program also offers a concentration in higher education. Both M.Ed. and M.A. programs are also available as part-time studies.
- Degree: Master of Education - Specialization: Higher Education - Subject: Education - Mode of delivery: On campus - Program components: Coursework + Major Project/Essay required - 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.
To be eligible for admission to a master’s degree program at UBC, applicants must hold a four-year bachelor’s degree (apart from applicants from Quebec) with a minimum overall average in the B+ range (at UBC 76%) in third- and fourth-year courses prescribed by the Department concerned as prerequisite to the master’s program.
Tuition per year: Canadian $6,598.41, International $8,270.58
Recipient: University of British Columbia
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