Note: Course offerings subject to change. Current scheduling information available at go.sfu.ca or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Consult your pro-tem/supervisor prior to enrolling in courses outside your program.
Students are required to complete a minimum of 20 units of coursework and the successful completion of both the Doctoral Comprehensive Examination and the Doctoral Thesis.
Students who wish to register with the BC College of Psychologists will need to meet additional requirements outside the scope of this program.
In-depth critical analysis of select topics in educational psychology. Students with credit for EDUC 865 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: EDUC 860.
Methods for analyzing multivariate data in educational research, meta-analytic methods, and applications and frailties of advanced quantitative analysis. Illustrations from educational research are used throughout. Students with credit for EDUC 865 may not take this course for further credit. Prerequisite: EDUC 863 and 864 or permission of instructor.
Chosen with the approval of a Senior Supervisor
The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Normally, the comprehensive examination is completed in the term in which course requirements are completed, or the term immediately following.
A major part of this program is original research. A thesis describing this is submitted and defended. Normally, before the fourth course a thesis research plan is presented to the supervisory committee. Upon entry to the program, every term students enroll in EDUC 899-15 Doctoral Thesis.
*Effective January 1, 2018, the unit value of EDUC 899 increased to 15 units from 10 units.