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

Degrees Offered: M.M.Ed.



D. Anderson.

Associate Professor

C. Nicol.

Program Overview

The primary focus of the Master of Museum Education program is to examine how all aspects of a museum support the facilitation of learning with visitors of all ages and children in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The program is designed for museum educators, museum professionals interested in the educative process, teachers, and dedicated community members who are interested in examining the potentials of learning in the context of museums and other informal settings.

Master of Museum Education

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requirements (www.grad.ubc.ca/prospective-students/application-admission/minimum-academic-requirements-canadian-or-us-credentials), the program normally requires:

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

Program Requirements

The Master of Museum Education (M.M.Ed.) program consists of a minimum of 30 credits, of which 24 must be courses numbered at the 500-level. A maximum 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).

In the 2012/13 Academic Year, only full-time study is available.

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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