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Social Studies Education (MA)

Course Description

Program Overview

The graduate programs (M.Ed. and M.A) in Social Studies Education are part of the graduate offerings in the Department or Curriculum and Pedagogy. Social Studies prides itself in offering a rich environment with unparalleled opportunities for graduate students desiring a wide range of backgrounds and interests including visual culture, anti-oppressive education, gender studies, historical consciousness, moral education, and the history and politics of curriculum. In addition to the required coursework, a vibrant graduate student community is fostered through speaker series, research centres, seminars, and study groups.

Master's programs offer flexibility depending upon student needs and desires. Full-time or part-time studies focusing on professional development and/or research are available. Core courses focus on research methods, principles of social studies education, and curriculum studies.

Part-time and full-time study options are offered.

Quick Facts

- Degree: Master of Arts
- Specialization: Social Studies Education
- Subject: Education
- Mode of delivery: On campus
- Program components: Coursework + Thesis required
- Faculty: Faculty of Education

Visit the Social Studies Education (MA) page on the University of British Columbia website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Tuition Award - No. of awards TBC

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).

Application Procedure

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.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

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.

Course Fees

Tuition per year: Canadian $6,598.41, International $8,270.58

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