University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Curriculum and Instruction
Description:The M.A. degree program is designed to provide academic study and research training related to curriculum studies. Applicants are accepted under the general regulations.
The M.A. may be taken on a full- or part-time basis and consists of eight half-courses, at least four of which are normally undertaken in the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development Program, and a thesis. Additional courses may be required of some applicants, depending on previous experience and academic qualifications. Students are required to successfully complete CTL1000H, and a course in research methods from the CSTD approved research methods course list.
URL:Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development (M.A.) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Course Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
International: $34,220

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Admission normally requires a four-year University of Toronto bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant discipline or professional program completed with standing equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year. Ordinarily, applicants will have at least one year of relevant, successful, professional experience prior to applying. Students who anticipate going on to further study at the Ph.D. level are advised to apply for enrolment in an M.A. rather than an M.Ed. degree program. (See the OISE Graduate Admissions for other admission and program requirements. Admission normally requires a four-year University of Toronto bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant discipline or professional program completed with standing equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year. In the Statement of Intent, applicants should state the reasons they wish to undertake a research-oriented program of study in curriculum. The chief academic interests and experience, professional concerns, and career plans related to an aspect of curriculum studies should be discussed. In order to identify their research interests in their Statement of Intent, applicants should visit the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development Program web page (www.oise.utoronto.ca/depts/ctl/programs/curriculum.shtml) . The Admissions Committee reviews this Statement to determine the kind of curriculum problem or area of study in which an applicant is most interested and to link them to faculty advisors.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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.

    Modified on January 25, 2018