Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Division of Research and Graduate Studies
214 Horton Hall, 18 University Avenue
Wolfville, NS
Canada B4P 2R6

Curriculum Studies - Part Time - General

Program Information
Faculty: School of Education and Open Acadia
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Counsellor Education/School Counselling and Guidance Services
Description Acadia's School of Education, with support from Open Acadia and the Division of Research and Graduate Studies, offers admission to part-time MEd programs for cohort groups of professional educators living in specific geographic areas or working in specialized areas. A graduate program of courses is scheduled for each cohort, typically over a two-year period, and then cohort members proceed through the designated program together as a group. The Curriculum Studies program is designed for teachers and administrators who wish to engage in research and advanced study in curriculum. This program for educators aims to: Explore aspects of curriculum studies; Challenge dominant discourses of democratic action, empowerment, and change; Focus on equity and social justice within diverse cultural frameworks; Investigate current curriculum theory and practice from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Website: Curriculum Studies - Part Time - General at Acadia University - Division of Research and Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73 to 76
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
Experience: Two years of successful teaching or related experience Documents: Two references from persons conversant with the applicant's academic and professional ability. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is conferred five or more years ago, or who have a Master's degree, may substitute a professional reference for the academic reference. All other applicants must provide an academic reference (downloadable forms are available at One official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended. A letter of intent describing the nature and focus of study which they wish to pursue. This letter should include a discussion of relevant academic study and professional experience related to the applicant's program interests. For all international applicants, a copy of passport (only page 1 and 2) is also required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* 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: August 13, 2016