Program Comparision

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

Tuition subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

PhD Doctor of Philosophy

  • Features: Dissertation, culminating in a thesis examination
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade, research opportunities
  • Format/Length: 4+ years
    (variable, average completion: 12-14 terms)
    Coursework once/ week each term, afternoons/ evenings
  • Admission Requirements: Master's degree CGPA 3.5, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: December 1
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $1,946.94/term
    (3 terms/year)

EdD Doctor of Education

  • Features: Dissertation, culminating in a thesis examination. 
    Focus on improvement of practice through blending theory with practice
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade, research opportunities
  • Format/Length: 4+ years
    (variable, average completion: 12-14 terms)
    Cohort format, evenings and weekends
  • Admission Requirements: Master's degree CGPA 3.5, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: Variable, by program
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $5,092.15/term
    (3 terms/year)
    • includes books, catering, program specific events, guest speakers, telebook, cohort support

Master's Programs

Tuition subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

MEd Master of Education

  • Features: coursework and a comprehensive examination
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade
  • Format/Length: Average 2 years (6 terms) variable format
    Coursework once a week each term, afternoons/evenings
    Units: 20 - 45
  • Admission Requirements: Undergraduate degree. CGPA of 3.0, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: Variable, by program
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $1,946.94/term
    (3 terms/year)

MEd Master of Education

In-Community cohort format

  • Features: coursework and a comprehensive examination
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade
  • Format/Length: 2 years (6 terms)
    Friday evenings/Saturdays for six terms
    Units: 35
  • Admission Requirements: Undergraduate degree. CGPA of 3.0, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: March 15
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $3,089.06/term
    (3 terms/year)
    • includes program specific events, guest speakers, telebook, cohort support, Site Assistant

MSc Master of Science

  • Features: Coursework and a thesis
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade
  • Format/Length: Average 3 years or less, variable completion times
    Units: 28
  • Admission Requirements: Undergraduate degree CGPA of 3.0, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: February 15
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $1,946.94/term
    (3 terms/year)

MA Master of Arts

  • Features: Coursework and a thesis
  • Benefits: TQS upgrade
  • Format/Length: Average 3 years or less, variable completion times, non-cohort
    Units: 25 - 39
  • Admission Requirements: Undergraduate degree CGPA of 3.0, variable per program
  • Application Deadline: February 15
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $1,946.94/term
    (3 terms/year)

Graduate Diplomas

Tuition subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

GDE Graduate Diploma in Education

  • Themes/Cohorts: Various, see: Graduate Diploma in Education
  • Benefits: Use credits from GDE to apply for 1 year MEd 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: Variable, by program
  • Tuition 2020/21* academic year: $320.28/unit
    (average 5 units/term)

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

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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.