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Master of Arts & Education

The Faculty of Education and the Department of French and Spanish (Faculty of Arts) are offering a joint degree entitled Master of Arts and Education (Education and Francophone Literature and Cultures).

The program is designed for teachers of French and French immersion who wish to learn more about Francophone literature and culture to enhance their practice and improve their French language skills.

Students in the M.A. & Ed. (E.L.C.F.) program take half of their courses with the Faculty of Education and half with the Department of French and Spanish. The program can be completed by part-time studies and most of the courses are available by distance education.

Programme Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Arts and Education (Education and Francophone Literatures and Cultures) may choose one of two program options:

Option I. Project Route

Option II. Comprehensive Course Route

All candidates shall be required to complete:

French 6800 Littératures francophones: Théorie et pratique/Francophone literatures: Theory and practice

French 6810 Cultures francophones: Théorie et pratique/Francophone Cultures: Theory and practice

Education 6100 Research Designs and Methods in Education

Six credit hours from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of French and Spanish graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate by the Administrative Committee.

Nine credit hours selected from:

Education 6668 Current Issues in Second Language Education

Education 6669 Graduate Seminar in Second Language Teaching and Learning

Education 6673 Second Language Teaching, Learning and Curriculum

Education 6674 Research in Second Language

Three credit hours from other Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Education graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate by the Administrative Committee

Students choosing Option I must also complete:

Education 6392 Project in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Studies

Students choosing Option II must also complete:

Three credit hours from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of French and Spanish graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate for each candidate’s program by the Administrative Committee.

Education 6390 Research and Development Seminar in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Studies


Admission Requirements

Normally a B. Ed. with at least a focus area in French or a B.A. in French and a B.Ed.

Two years of experience in the teaching of French and a 70% average in the last 30 courses.

A level of French proficiency satisfactory to the M.A. & Ed. (E.L.C.F.) Admissions Committee. As part of the application process, prospective students will provide a sample of writing in Education. If the Committee elects to hold interviews, the interviews will be conducted in French.


Applications for admission are accepted twice per year. The deadline for applications is September 15 for January admissions, and February 15 for May and September admissions.

For further information, or if there are questions, please contact:

Départment d'études Françaises et Hispaniques:
french@mun.ca or 709-864-7636
 

Graduate Progrms,Faculty of Education
gradeduc@mun.ca or 709-864-8587

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