Program Comparison

Which Program Is Right For You? 

The various programs below are designed with different constituencies of students in mind. Find the program to suit you.

Doctoral Programs

Degree
PhD Doctor of Philosophy

EdD Doctor of Education

Features Dissertation, culminating in a thesis examination  
Dissertation, culminating in a thesis examination

Focus on improvement of practice through blending theory with practice
Benefits TQS upgrade, career and career path advancement, research opportunities

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TQS upgrade, Potential career advancement

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Format/Length 4 years
(variable, average completion: 12 terms)

Coursework once/ week each term, afternoons/ evenings
4 years
(variable, average completion: 12 terms)

Cohort format, evenings and weekends
Admission Requirements Master's degree CGPA 3.5, variable per program Master's degree CGPA 3.5, variable per program
Application Deadline January 31 Variable, by program
Tuition 16/17 academic year (3 terms/year) $1798.65/term $4704.35/term includes books, catering, program specific events, guest speakers, telebook, cohort support

Master's Programs

Degree
M.Ed. Master of Education

M.Ed. Master of Education
In-Community cohort format

M.Ed. Master of Education TESL/TEFL

Features coursework and a comprehensive examination coursework and a comprehensive examination 5-week orientation, 7 courses, comprehensive examination, may take additional electives
Benefits TQS upgrade TQS upgrade Potential career advancement
Format/Length Average 2 years (6 terms) variable format

Coursework once a week each term, afternoons/evenings

Units: 20 - 45
2 years (6 terms)

Friday evenings/Saturdays for six terms

Units: 35
17-months total program

Daytime classes

Units: 40
Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree. CGPA of 3.0, variable per program Undergraduate degree. CGPA of 3.0, variable per program Undergraduate degree. CGPA of 3.0

TOEFL/IELTS of 93/70
Application Deadline February 15
Exception: Counselling Psychology January 15
March 15 January 31
Tuition 16/17 academic year (3 terms/year) $1,798.65/term $2,910.88/term includes program specific events, guest speakers, telebook, cohort support, Site Assistant $7,009.39/term please note other fees apply see program page

Cultural literacy support
Degree
MA Master of Arts
M.Sc. Master of Science
Features Coursework and a thesis Coursework and a thesis
Benefits TQS Upgrade TQS Upgrade
Format/Length Average 3 years or less, variable completion times, non-cohort

Units: 25 - 39
Average 3 years or less, variable completion times

Units: 28
Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree CGPA of 3.0, variable per program Undergraduate degree CGPA of 3.0, variable per program
Application Deadline February 15 February 15
Tuition 16/17 academic year (3 terms/year) $1,798.65/term $1,798.65/term

Graduate Diplomas

  GDE Graduate Diploma in Education

Themes/Cohorts Various, see: Graduate Diploma in Education
Benefits Use credits from GDE to apply for 1 year M.Ed. EP
Format/Length 2 Years (6 terms)
Evening and weekend classes and 2 weeks in July or August.

Units: 30
Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree CGPA of 2.5, Teaching Certificate
Application Deadline Various, check: Application Information
Tuition 16/17 academic year
(average 5 units/term)
$295.87/unit

Learn more about the careers available to you with a Graduate Degree in Education!

For further information on each program see our Areas of Study pages or our Degrees and Diplomas page. You are also invited to contact our faculty members and/or our program area staff for further assistance. 

Visit our current student and alumni profiles.

TQS - Teacher Qualification Services (see this online service page for full details and restrictions).

Tuition does not include additional ancillary fees.

This information is meant as a quick guide to our programs and is not comprehensive - see individual program pages for full details, deadlines and tuition fees.