Teaching English as an Additional Language MA, MEd


Program Prerequisites

A Bachelor degree with a a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0/4.33 (B), or a grade point average of at least 3.33/4.33 (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses will normally be required for admission.

An Undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as BEd/BA with Education or Linguistics (majors/minors) with relevant education and/or linguistics courses such as upper level Education course(s) in language arts, reading or language acquisition; Linguistics course(s) in syntax, phonology, or semantics.  In addition, an English language competence as outlined in Graduate General Regulation 1.3.12. Normally, two years of full-time classroom teaching experience is required for admission to the program. Academic equivalency by country.

Frequently Asked Admission Questions on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.

Admissions Contacts

For admissions/administrative enquires, contact Amy Lau (educgrad@sfu.ca; 778-782-3984). If Amy is unavailable, contact other staff in the Graduate Programs office.

  • Start Term: Fall 2022 (September)
  • Application Status: Closed
  • Tuition 2020/21*: $1,946.94/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.


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