Master of Education in Adult Learning and Education (MEd)

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 in diverse contexts. 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 in critical ways.

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

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Q&A with UBC Graduate Student Ambassadors

webinar
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018
Time: 16:00 to 17:00
Join our Graduate Student Ambassadors Samuel Adenyanju (MSc Forestry, Nigeria), Federico Andrade (PhD Public Health, Colombia), Maria Angélica Guerrero (MA Educational Studies, Colombia), Xining (Linda) Yang (PhD Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, China) and Dorine Akwiri (Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Kenya) who will be available to answer questions about their experiences at UBC, including topics such as accommodation, moving to a new city/province/country and settling in, making friends, being an international student, and more. This session is open to participants interested in different programs across all faculties at UBC. Please note that we will not be able to provide answers to questions regarding application or admissions policies or any that involve specific personal information.

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$2,334.10$4,192.82
Tuition per year$7,002.30$12,578.46
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) $1,500.00 (-)
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$923.38 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $16,884.10 (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

 20172016201520142013
Applications3528202719
Offers1622151718
New registrations121781110
Total enrolment2828242315

Completion Rates & Times

Based on 21 graduations between 2013 - 2016 the minimum time to completion is 0.82 years and the maximum time is 2.66 years with an average of 1.74 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: 9 March 2018]. 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: 29 September 2017].
 
 

May 2019 Intake

Application Open Date
01 August 2018
Canadian Applicant Deadline
17 October 2018
International Applicant Deadline
17 October 2018

July 2019 Intake

Application Open Date
01 August 2018
Canadian Applicant Deadline
17 October 2018
International Applicant Deadline
17 October 2018

September 2019 Intake

Application Open Date
01 August 2018
Canadian Applicant Deadline
01 February 2019
International Applicant Deadline
01 February 2019

May 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
01 August 2019
Canadian Applicant Deadline
17 October 2019
International Applicant Deadline
17 October 2019

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