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: TBC
  • Application Status: Closed
  • Tuition 2021/22*: $1,985.88/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

  • Information on program delivery modes for programs starting Fall 2021: due to the ever changing situation with COVID-19, we are not able to provide information on program delivery modes for Fall 2021 at this time. If programs are to be delivered remotely in these terms, we will inform applicants as soon as any announcements are made by the university.



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