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Curriculum, Teaching  & Learning

Master of Arts in Language and Literacies Education

Information and resources for current students

Program overview

Students enrolled in the Language and Literacies Education MA program are required to complete eight half-courses and a thesis. Additional coursework may be required depending on previous experience and academic qualifications.

Students are responsible for meeting deadlines to complete their course requirements, thesis committee formation and ethical review.


Required courses

Students must complete 4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or eight half courses as follows:

Students who wish to propose an alternative course to fulfill a course requirement must obtain the approval of both the program coordinator and either their faculty advisor or thesis supervisor. 


Program length and suggested progress timeline

This degree program has been designed so that it can be completed within 2 years for full-time. 

Full-time students are expected to complete the program within 3 years, while part-time students are expected to complete the program within 6 years. 

For a breakdown of degree time to completion requirements, take a look at our suggested progress to completion timelines for full-time students and part-time students