Educational Studies, Ph.D. | Acadia University | Halifax, Canada
48 months
Duration
24260 CAD/year
12130 CAD/year
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About

The Educational Studies program is offered jointly by three respected Nova Scotia universities: Acadia University (Wolfville, Nova Scotia); Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, Nova Scotia); and, St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Nova Scotia).

Overview

The Educational Studies program is a uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada’s finest educational scholars and researchers.

Acadia University, Mount Saint Vincent University and St. Francis Xavier University have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

Features

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today’s rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

  • an intensive, on-site summer institute;
  • a slate of interactive, web-enabled courses;
  • a comprehensive scholarly portfolio;
  • a doctoral dissertation.
Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.

Programme Structure

Fields of study include:

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Leadership
  • Inclusive Education
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Literacies
  • Psychological Aspects of Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
A-

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates interested in applying to the Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies should meet the following admission requirements:

  • Possess a Masters degree from a recognized university in education or in a related field of study;
  • Normally, have completed a graduate thesis in a field related to their doctoral studies. Those applicants who have not completed a thesis are required to submit evidence of their ability to undertake research in education through the completion of a qualifying research paper of sufficient depth and scope to reflect their research competence;
  • A minimum of A- or 80% average in his or her highest degree;
  • A clearly conceptualized idea of an area of research or a research topic the applicant wishes to investigate in the doctoral program.
  • Scholarly preparation to conduct research, normally including graduate level courses in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods and design.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24260 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12130 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12130 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • students pay tuition fees for each of the first two years and then a continuation fee for each year thereafter, until completion

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Educational Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
DFL Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Daughters for Life Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12700 USD
Deadline
19 Mar 2025
Study in Canada Scholarships
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
International Peace Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 CAD
Deadline
05 Dec 2024
Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
04 Mar 2025
Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Organization of American States (OAS) Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program
Merit-based

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EduCanada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
100000 USD
Deadline
30 Oct 2024
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
11100 USD
Deadline
19 Mar 2025
Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12500 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
Merit-based Need-based

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The International Peace Scholarship Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarships
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program
Merit-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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