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Education, Ph.D.

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University rank #477 (QS) Montréal, Canada
Explore links between disciplinary subfields that span early childhood and adult education. The PhD in Education offers an academically rich learning environment where you will gain advanced knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative methods in educational research.
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The acclaimed faculty members will expose you to four major subfields, encompassing applied linguistics, child studies, educational studies and educational technology, that provide a versatile foundation for you to consider research across disciplines and orientations.

Take advantage of resources that are for the exclusive use of graduate students at our state-of-the-art facilities. Benefit from your own research space, as well as privileged access to computer workstations and a media development lab.

With financial support from the department and university, our students have been able to present their research at international conferences in Amsterdam, Austria, Brazil, Cyprus, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain and Uruguay. Along with a growing number of joint publications between students and faculty, you will be joining a cohort that is immediately contributing to cutting edge educational research and the civic life of the department.


Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministre de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Québec (Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research, Quebec), Concordia University (CU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Concordia University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    *Fall: Late applications may be considered until April 30.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Reporting Research
  • Advanced Issues in Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

The normal requirement for admission is a Master of Arts degree in Education, Applied Linguistics, Child Studies, Educational Studies, or Educational Technology, with high standing, from an accredited university.

Your completed application will include:

  • Application form and Fee
  • CV
  • Three Letters of Reference and assessment form
  • Statement of purpose outlining the primary area or field of concentration and research goals
  • Scholarly writing sample, such as a chapter from an MA thesis or a research paper
  • Transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship (if applicable)
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English, are required to submit official language test scores, unless exempted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    503 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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