Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2021/2022)
8.7 Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a Second Degree Conjoint with Certificate in STEM Education

This program will run for three cohorts of students beginning 2018. For information about admission beyond Fall 2020, prospective applicants should contact the Office of Academic Programs.

  1. For application deadlines refer to the Application Deadline Dates table.

  2. Consideration will be given to the courses for which an applicant is registered at the time of assessment of applications. An applicant who has attended institutions other than Memorial University of Newfoundland must supply transcripts indicating Fall semester grades by February 1.

  3. To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a Second Degree Conjoint with Certificate in STEM Education, an applicant must have:

    1. been awarded a Bachelor’s Degree, or approved (prior to program startup) for the award of a Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized by Memorial University of Newfoundland;

    2. achieved a cumulative average of at least 65% or an average of at least 65% on the last attempted 30 credit hours;

    3. completed a minimum of:

      • 6 credit hours in English - ESL courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement;

      • 6 credit hours in Mathematics or 3 credit hours in Calculus;

      • 6 credit hours in Psychology;

      • the former Science 1150 and 1151; or 9 credit hours from 3 separate Science areas, 6 credit hours of which must have a laboratory component. Chemistry 1900 may be used to satisfy 3 credit hours of the laboratory requirement. The science areas are: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Ocean Sciences, Physics; or a Focus Area in Science;

      • 6 credit hours in any combination to be chosen from: Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Folklore, Geography, History, Linguistics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology;

      • 6 credit hours in French (recommended) or 6 credit hours in a single language other than English, or demonstration of equivalent competency in a second language; and

      • the equivalent of a completed focus area as per Table 6 Focus Areas for Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) or the completion of a major or minor within the initial Bachelor's degree program in a subject area classified as a focus area. The focus area of French is typically not available in this program. For further information contact the Office of Academic Programs.

  4. In assessing applications, consideration will be given to the following:

    1. overall academic performance;

    2. personal statement and references as outlined in application to the faculty; and

    3. admission interview (selected applicants).