The graduate programs (M.Ed. and M.A) in Media and Technology Studies Education are part of the graduate offerings in the Department or Curriculum and Pedagogy. Media and Technology Studies provides a forum for exploring and studying information and communication technologies (ICT), new media, and the philosophy of technology. Curriculum, pedagogy, research, and development interests of faculty and students include affective computing, cyberculture and cyborg relations, digital ecology and diversity, distributed cognition, gaming, ICT integration in K-16 formal and informal learning environments (face-to-face, hybrid, and online distance education), intellectual property, open source, and cultural studies. The program offers a common core of courses, a range of electives, and a variety of professional education opportunities.
The Department offers a Sub-specialization in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) in conjunction with the Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC), which is available to students in the Media and Technology Studies Education program.
- Degree: Master of Education - Specialization: Technology 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 $6,469.02, International $8,108.40
Recipient: University of British Columbia
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