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.
- Degree: Master of Education - Specialization: Social Studies 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.
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 $6,598.41, International $8,270.58
Recipient: University of British Columbia
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