Master of Educational Technology (MET)

Overview

The Master of Educational Technology (MET) program offers a fully online graduate degree that explores the potential use and impact of learning technologies in a variety of contexts. UBC is an internationally-recognized leader in distributed education, and the Faculty members work on the leading edge of curriculum design and technology integration.

The master's program consists of ten 3-credit courses and provides an in-depth opportunity for students to interact online with colleagues around the globe who are working in technology-supported learning environments. Students in the master's program must complete all four required core courses and six electives.

This innovative program provides an excellent environment in which to learn and engage in:

  • Teaching/Instruction using Learning Technologies
  • Planning and Management of Learning Technologies
  • Design and Development of Learning Technologies

 

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Educational Technology
Subject
Education
Mode of delivery
Online / Distance (100%)
Specialization
Educational Technology
Program Components
Coursework only
Faculty
Faculty of Education

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Program Enquiries

If you have reviewed the information on this program page and understand the requirements for this program, you may send an enquiry

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Date: Wednesday, 05 February 2020
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Admission Information & Requirements

In order to apply to this program, the following components may be required.

Online Application

All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.

Transcripts

All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.

Minimum Academic Requirements

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies establishes the minimum admission requirements common to all applicants, usually a minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC). The graduate program that you are applying to may have additional requirements. Please review the specific requirements for applicants with credentials from institutions in:

Each program may set higher academic minimum requirements. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission as it is a competitve process.

Letters of Reference

A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications. 

Statement of Interest

Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.

English Language Proficiency

Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application. Tests must have been taken within the last 24 months at the time of submission of your application.

Minimum requirements for the two most common English language proficiency tests to apply to this program are listed below:

90
22
22
22
21
6.5
6.0
6.0
6.0
6.0

Supervision

Course-based programs may assign academic advisors to cohorts of students, but usually do not require applicants to reach out to individual professors / faculty members to seek commitment as their supervisor. Please do not contact faculty members if you are applying to this program.

Test Scores (GRE / GMAT or similar)

Some programs require additional test scores such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Test (GMAT). The requirements for this program are:

The GRE is not required.

Citizenship Verification

Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Deadline Details

Application Deadline

Deadline to submit online application. No changes can be made to the application after submission.

Transcript Deadline

Deadline to upload scans of official transcripts through the applicant portal in support of a submitted application. Information for accessing the applicant portal will be provided after submitting an online application for admission.

Referee Deadline

Deadline for the referees identified in the application for admission to submit references. See Letters of Reference for more information.

May 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 February 2020
Transcript Deadline: 23 February 2020
Referee Deadline: 23 February 2020
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 February 2020
Transcript Deadline: 23 February 2020
Referee Deadline: 23 February 2020

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020
Transcript Deadline: 24 May 2020
Referee Deadline: 24 May 2020
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020
Transcript Deadline: 24 May 2020
Referee Deadline: 24 May 2020

January 2021 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 October 2020
Transcript Deadline: 22 October 2020
Referee Deadline: 22 October 2020
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 15 October 2020
Transcript Deadline: 22 October 2020
Referee Deadline: 22 October 2020

Funding Sources

No funding available.

Applicants to course-based and professional programs might seek employer support in the form of a benefits package, private institution credit lines and loans, or rely on personal savings. Some programs may offer entrance awards or bursaries. Domestic applicants may be eligible to apply for financial aid or other benefits in the form of government loans, tax credits, or similar.

Career Options

The MET curriculum is designed for educators at all levels and in diverse contexts:

  • K-12 teachers
  • college and university educators
  • adult/industry educators
  • course designers

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$104.00$104.00
Tuition *
Tuition per credit$560.77$835.49
Other Fees and Costs
Student FeesVary
* 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. Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the UBC Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students. New students may see higher increases in tuition. Admitted students who defer their admission are subject to the potentially higher tuition fees for incoming students effective at the later program start date. 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

 20182017201620152014
Applications134131135141173
Offers1018892100116
New registrations9076829098
Total enrolment268274299330332
Disclaimer
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 22 March 2019]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots.

Further Program Information

 

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May 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicant Deadline
15 February 2020
International Applicant Deadline
15 February 2020

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicant Deadline
15 May 2020
International Applicant Deadline
15 May 2020

January 2021 Intake

Application Open Date
01 December 2019
Canadian Applicant Deadline
15 October 2020
International Applicant Deadline
15 October 2020

Program Enquiries

If you have reviewed the information on this program page and understand the requirements for this program, you may send an enquiry
 
 

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