Master of Education in Adult Learning and Education (MEd)

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Education
Subject
Education
Mode of delivery
On campus
Registration options
Full or Part-time
Specialization
Adult Learning and Education
Program Components
Coursework + Major Project/Essay required
Faculty
Faculty of Education
 

In light of recent events, many programs are willing to extend their application deadlines. Please inquire with individual programs if late applications will be accepted.

Overview

The mission of the Adult Learning and Education graduate program at UBC is to contribute to the creation, elaboration, exchange and application of knowledge concerning the education and learning of adults wherever they occur. This includes the development of scholars and reflective practitioners who will shape society and its institutions in ways that promote lifelong education and learning for all.

 

Requirements

TOEFL (ibT) Overall Score Requirement

92
22
22
22
22

IELTS Overall Score Requirement

6.5
6.0
6.0
6.0
6.0

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$102.00$165.00
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$2,288.33$3,645.83
Tuition per year$6,864.99$10,937.49
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) $1,500.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$899.00 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $16,453.00 (check cost calculator)
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.

Statistical Data

Enrolment Data

 20152014201320122011
Applications20271913 
Offers15171813 
New registrations811108 
Total enrolment2423159 

Completion Rates & Times

Based on 9 graduations between 2012 - 2015 the minimum time to completion is 0.82 years and the maximum time is 2.66 years with an average of 1.66 years of study. All calculations exclude leave times.
Disclaimer
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 8 April 2016]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots. Program completion data are only provided for datasets comprised of more than 4 individuals. Rates and times of completion depend on a number of variables (e.g. curriculum requirements, student funding), some of which may have changed in recent years for some programs [data updated: 8 April 2016].

Affiliated Faculty Members

  • Butterwick, Shauna (Adult education, Gender studies, Policy, Social justice, Workplace learning)
  • Chan, Jennifer (transnational social movements, international and comparative education, Japanese civil society, Islam in multicultural societies, Adult education, Citizenship and democracy, Gender studies, International and Comparative Education, Multiculturalism, Post-colonial studies)
  • Mazawi, Andre (Citizenship and democracy, Higher education, International and Comparative Education, Leadership and organizations, Research methodologies, Sociology of Education)
  • Sork, Thomas Joda (Adult education, Lifelong learning, Teaching and Practice)
  • Taylor, Alison (Political Economy in Education)
  • Walter, Pierre (environmental education, literacy, comparative education, gender and development, Southeast Asian studies., Adult education, International and Comparative Education, Sustainability)

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