The Master of Arts in Educational Research creates scholars capable of advancing their field of study, and requires intensive study through which students will move from general to specialized expertise in a focused area of arts-related research. The thesis-based degree is designed to train academics in planning, conducting, evaluating and reporting leading original research with a high degree of competence and integrity. Graduates of the program go on to become the future stewards of their discipline: scholars who are not only capable of generating new research, but of transforming the landscape of their profession. This program is only available on campus.
PhD studies in Education, Research, Not-for-profit organizations, Bilingual Education, Intercultural Communication, English Language Arts, Media Education, Culture Studies, Curricular Consultant, Public and Private Education systems, Leadership positions in Community and Non-governmental agencies.
A master’s degree in educational research will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
All graduate students must pay general fees each year, as well as program fees.
Estimate for full-time students
Canadian and permanent resident
12 months of study
First 12 months of study
For first year of studies
General fees and program fees
General fees are annual and per-term fees. Annual fees are paid once per year, while per-term are paid each term (3 terms per year).
Program fees cover standard academic costs. Textbooks and other course material costs are not included.
What are annual continuing fees?
Domestic Continuing Fees: $1,627 CAD
International Continuing Fees: $3,693 CAD
Contiunuing fees apply after the first full year of studies.
The Werklund School of Education and the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) at the University of Calgary provide a range of financial assistance to students in GPE.
Fees listed here are estimates only, and have been rounded to the nearest dollar. These amounts should not be considered accurate. All amounts are in Canadian Dollars.
Fees are subject to change.
For more details and the most accurate information go to the Academic Calendar
For more general information, see our Fees and Funding Guide
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