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Mathematics Education

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

Members

Professors

A. Anderson.

Associate Professor

C. Nicol.

Assistant Professor

S. Gerofsky.

Program Overview

The graduate programs (M.Ed. and M.A.) in Math Education are part of the graduate offerings in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. Students can pursue a wide variety of research and professional interests in mathematics teaching and learning. Large scale research projects, such as the Early Numeracy Project, can bring students into a number of regional, national, and international studies on mathematics.

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; a thesis, normally 9 credits, is included. At least 15 credits must be at 500-level or higher. A maximum of 6 credits may be taken at the 300- or 400-level.

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

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 maximum of 6 credits may be taken at the 300- or 400-level. Students select: either a program consisting entirely of courses (30 credits); or one with 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

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Tel: 604.822.5367
Fax: 604.822.4714
Email: edcp.grad@ubc.ca
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