York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Education in Urban Environments

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree: Post-diploma
Field of Study: Education, OtherUrban Forestry
Description The Graduate Diploma in Education in Urban Environments is designed to provide opportunities for graduate level study of theories and research in urban education. Included in the diploma’s programming are enriched experiences for teachers to continue to develop their expertise to meet the ongoing challenges of education in a cosmopolitan city. Diversities include class, race, citizenship status, sexual orientation, religion and language, among others. Coursework within the programs may explore current theories and practices about urban spaces, issues in urban community education, and the development of group and individual identities within urban landscapes. The diploma takes up urban education as an area of study and: provides students with the critical analytic skills needed for teaching and learning in urban environments; develops students’ expertise for teaching and learning in a cosmopolitan city marked by multiple aspects of diversity; and deepens students’ analytic abilities to theorize the experiences of living and teaching in urban environments.
Website: Education in Urban Environments at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
In order to be eligible to take the Diploma concurrently with a degree, candidates must first be admitted to the Graduate Program in Education. In order to be eligible for the Direct Entry (stand-alone diploma), candidates must be admissible to the Graduate Program in Education.

* 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: November 16, 2017