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Education (PhD)

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Degree
Doctorate (PhD)
Department
Faculty
Program type
Thesis
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Duration
4 years
Credits
90 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter

Program overview

The PhD in Education will give you advanced knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative methods used in educational research. You will examine the disciplinary links between childhood and adult education and strengthen your understanding of underlying educational philosophies. Our program provides a solid foundation from which to pursue research across disciplines and orientations. Our faculty members specialize in four major subfields: applied linguistics, child studies, educational studies and educational technology. Graduate students have exclusive use of our state-of-the-art facilities, including personalized research spaces, computer workstations and a media development lab. Along with a growing number of students and faculty you will be contributing to cutting-edge research in education and the civic life of the department.

Program structure

Admission requirements

  • MA in Education, Applied Linguistics, Child Studies, Educational Studies, or Educational Technology, with high standing, from an accredited university.
  • Applicants with a Master's degree in a related field or discipline, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, adult education, and human resource development, are considered.
  • Applicants from other disciplines might be offered conditional admission which may include fulfilling prerequisite courses.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
     

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