McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Teaching and Learning (M.A.T.L.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Secondary Education and Teaching
Description The MA in Teaching and Learning is a professional program leading to Quebec teacher certification for those already holding an undergraduate degree in a Ministry (MELS) identified teachable subject area (Mathematics, Science & Technology, Social Sciences, English, TESL, TFSL). This 60 credit degree program is comprised of 45 credits of course work, coupled with 15 credits of internship. Throughout the MATL, emphasis will be on the attainment of the QEP professional competencies, and evidence of mastery of these will be demonstrated in order for students to successfully complete the program. Upon completion, students are recommended to the MELS for certification.
Website: Teaching and Learning (M.A.T.L.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

For more information see:
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

A current CV. A 1-2 page Letter of Intent, specifying relevant academic and professional experience, particularly experience related to education or other work with youth, and outlining your reasons for pursuing the teaching profession. In addition to the importance of subject matter expertise, please comment on your commitment to the social, ethical and political responsibility inherent in the teaching profession. A completed Subject-Area Background 'Self-Assessment Grid.' Two sets of official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate level studies. Please note that the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies department stipulates that all students must have at least a 3.0/4.0 GPA in order to be considered for admission. Two letters of recommendation, one from a university-level instructor and the second from a professional who has supervised you in a formal or informal education or youth sector position (if you have experience working in a formal school setting, one letter must be from a school / school board administrator qualified to acces your professional qualities). Both letters must be on institutional letterhead with original signatures; no standard evaluation form is required for this purpose.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: October 20, 2017