Mount Saint Vincent University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Bedford Highway
Halifax, NS
Canada B3M 2J6

Educational Studies

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Education, Other
Description The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Educational Studies is a 7 unit or 42 credit hour program comprising 2.5 units or 15 credit hours of course work (more if deemed necessary at time of admission), a 1.5 unit or 9 credit hour Comprehensive Research/Scholarly Portfolio (with attendant examination) and a 3 unit or 18 credit hour Dissertation. Faculty research strengths and areas within which students can focus their studies revolve around six interrelated themes that mirror recurrent pedagogical issues with which educational studies are concerned: curriculum studies, educational foundations and leadership, inclusive education, lifelong learning, literacies, and the psychological aspects of education. Students can concurrently anchor their studies in their 'teachable subjects', if so desired.
Website: Educational Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 6 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
An interview with a selection committee that is a subcommittee of the IDAC.

* 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: June 25, 2015