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University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

Education (MEd) - Societies, Cultures and Languages

   
Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, OtherEducation, Other
Description Societies, cultures and languages all shape education and are shaped by education. In this concentration, you engage with the social, historical, cultural and linguistic dimensions of education. You consider issues of power, diversity, gender and marginalization in education. Your studies may be based on sociological, historical or linguistic foundations; they may draw on a variety of contemporary perspectives, including comparative and international education, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, critical theory and post-colonial theory.
Website: Education (MEd) - Societies, Cultures and Languages at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$10,333.57
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Documents required for admission: The application for admission should be duly filled on-line and include payment of application fee; Official transcripts of the applicant's academic record, including a proof of degree, covering all previous university studies; A teaching certificate if the candidate does not hold a baccalaureate degree with honours in education; MA in Educational Counselling: candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a narrative statements of four pages that explains (a) how previous academic and work experiences (whether paid or volunteer) prepare them for the MEd program in Educational Counselling and (b) how the program will help them realize their career goals and (c) what field of research is of interest to the candidate; MEd in Educational Counselling: candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a narrative statements of two that explains (a) how previous academic and work experiences (whether paid or volunteer) prepare them for the MEd program in Educational Counselling and (b) how the program will help them realize their career goals; At least two confidential letters of recommendation in a sealed envelope with signatures supplied by professors or employers who have known the applicant and are familiar with the applicant's work. These letters should discuss the applicant’s suitability for a professional career in counselling; a request for equivalence of advanced standing, if applicable (see the section "Equivalence and Advanced Standing" under each program).

* 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 18, 2018