Languages, Cultures and Literacies PhD


The Languages, Cultures and Literacies PhD program is characterized by a focus on the following:

  • Social justice in society and educational contexts
  • Equity, Indigeneity, and Inclusion in line with the Faculty and University missions.
  • Critical and qualitative approaches to carrying out and sharing educational research

Students in this program will:

  • focus on the cultural and linguistic diversity that characterizes contemporary classrooms and communities locally and globally
  • participate in ongoing faculty research, communities of practice and scholarly activities
  • be supported to conduct independent research

Students will:

  • learn interdisciplinary research methods
  • participate in educational research projects with mentors
  • have opportunities to report on that research in public and academic venues
  • conduct their own research projects for their thesis

Through this work, students will also become familiar with current theory and practice in their specific fields of interest.

  • Start Term: Fall 2022 (September)
  • Applications Open: October 1, 2021
  • Applications Close: December 1, 2021
  • Tuition 2021/22*: $1,985.88/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.



Additional information can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page as well as in the Student Calendar.