McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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

Educational Psychology: Learning Sciences

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Educational PsychologyLearning Sciences
Description The Learning Sciences concentration builds upon the M.A. program and continues its aim of developing competent and inquiring professionals who have the skills to understand and improve learning and teaching by way of conceptualizing and conducting applied and theoretical research in different formal and informal educational settings. It is dedicated to the preparation of qualified researchers, developers, and practitioners who can advance the scientific understanding and practice of teaching and learning. The settings could be schools, colleges and universities, the workplace and professional practice, as well as virtual learning communities. Students acquire theoretical and practical knowledge through coursework, team-based research assistantships, and apprenticeships where appropriate.
Website: Educational Psychology: Learning Sciences at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Learning Sciences, Human Development
Thesis Based? Yes
Cost per year:

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
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Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
All doctoral students must have a research supervisor upon entry to the program. Interested candidates should consult the Department's website for a faculty list. All applicants must have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or higher or a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time studies. Please note: it is essential to clearly identify your desired concentration of study on your application. The two concentrations offered are: Human Development, and Learning Sciences. The specific requirements to be admitted at the Ph.D. 2 level are as follows: applicants should hold an M.A. in Educational Psychology from McGill or a recognized equivalent degree from a program which requires a thesis, reflecting high overall standing, study within the area of proposed doctoral specialization, and evidence of research competence.

* 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 21, 2017