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Educational Studies (MA)

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Degree
Master of Arts (MA)
Department
Faculty
Program type
Thesis, Course-based
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Duration
2 years
Credits
45 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter

Program overview

The MA in Educational Studies focuses on alternative possibilities in education, with a strong commitment to social justice and putting theory into practice. Drawing from disciplines like sociology, philosophy, anthropology and adult education, the program combines critical theory with an international approach. As a student in our program, you will develop a diverse set of research skills that allow you to analyze complex educational problems with insight and depth. You will graduate able to influence policy and practice in a variety of educational settings. A wide variety of funded research projects are underway, ranging from fighting hate speech and radicalization to developing innovative software for cooperative learning. Our researchers will help you identify your research interests and support you through the completion of your final project. Graduates can either continue their studies or pursue a variety of exciting opportunities in non-profit and educational fields.

Program structure

Admission requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (B average) with an appropriate concentration in a field of study relevant to Educational Studies.
  • Minimum of two years professional activity in education or an undergraduate record which includes at least three courses in education, each with a grade of B or better.

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