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Prospective Fall 2024 undergrad Canadian (non-Quebec) students can receive up to $12,000!

Prospective Students

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Missed the B.A.(Education)'s the prospective student webinar? A copy of the presentation is available, here: B.A.(Education) Prospective Student Webinar - February 2024. You can also view the recording of the session, here: B.A.(Education) Prospective Student Webinar Recording - February 2024

The B.A.(Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts is designed for those who want to take on the role of an educator in non-traditional contexts; in non-profit, government, business, and other career sectors. Students will be learning alongside world-recognized scholars to use the insights provided by educational research to facilitate learning and foster social justice.

One of the cornerstones of this program is a semester-long internship that gives students hands-on experience and builds professional networks for career opportunities. McGill has a broad network of partners that encourages students to work in collaborative and interdisciplinary environments. Students in this program will be supported by course instructors, advisors, and administrators in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE). More information on the requirements of the internship component of the program can be found on the Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA) website. In addition to being a part of a department that fosters a sense of community and mentorship, students can also benefit from the resources and events organized by Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA) and the Education Undergraduate Student Society (EdUS). 

A complete list of courses, course descriptions and prerequisites can be found below.

Bachelor of Arts(Education) - Major Education in Global Contexts (90 Credits)

Students choose among the following minor options:  

* Subject to approval of the Academic Adviser, students may be granted permission to complete a second minor from the above list to fulfill the 18 credits of elective courses. 

**This minor has an application process with deadlines, you must have at least 8 courses completed to apply. 

The B.A.(Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts can lead you to a wide range of career options and graduate school option. Graduates can choose to work in occupations that focus on education, community programming, social justice, among others. You can work in public and private sectors, community organizations, educational technology start-ups, government, and more. Professional opportunities include: 

- International Aid Worker 

- Corporate Education Leader/Business Development Manager 

- Non-Profit or Business Entrepreneur 

- Community Program Officer/Advisor/Learning Consultant 

- Advocacy or Activism Work/Community Organizing 

For more information on prospective careers, check out our What Can I do with My B.A.(Education) pamphlet! 

As this program allows students to take a number of dynamic elective courses, students may complete the necessary prerequisites to apply to a variety of graduate programs. The hands-on experience obtained from student's internship may also serve to strengthen graduate school applications. 

For more information, please email edgc.advise [at] 

Note: This program does not lead to Teacher Certification for formal elementary/secondary classroom teaching in the province of Quebec.  

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