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The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies > Degree Programs > Art Education

Degrees Offered: M.A., M.Ed.



R. Irwin, A. Kindler, D. O. Donoghue.

Assistant Professor

S. Han

Professors Emeritus

K. Grauer

Program Overview

The graduate programs (M.Ed. and M.A.) in Art Education are part of the graduate offerings in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. The research interests of faculty in Art Education are diverse. They encourage a wide spectrum of student inquiry: art curriculum, early childhood, teacher education, First Nations art and education, histories of art education, multiculturalism, museum and gallery education, perception and cognition, studio practices, technology and visual culture, theory/practice relationships, and gender studies.

Part-time and full-time study options are available.

Master of Arts

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requirements, the program normally requires:

  1. 18 credits of senior coursework or a professional concentration in the area of interest, and
  2. two years of teaching experience or other relevant professional experience.

Program Requirements

The program consists of 30 credits. At least 15 credits must be at the 500-level or higher. A total of 6 credits may be taken at the 300- or 400-level. A thesis, normally 9 credits, is included.

Master of Education

Admission Requirements

Same as for the M.A.

Program Requirements

The program consists of a minimum of 30 credits, of which 24 must be courses numbered at the 500-level. A total of 6 credits may be taken at the 300- or 400-level. Students select either a program consisting entirely of courses (for example, ten 3-credit courses), or 27 credits of coursework plus a 3-credit graduating project.

For B.C. teachers: Teacher Qualification Service requires a capstone experience (e.g., graduating project).

Contact Information

Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: 604.822.5367
Email: edcp.grad@ubc.ca
Web: www.edcp.educ.ubc.ca
Alan Jay, Graduate Program Assistant

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