Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/Secondary)

The bachelor of education (intermediate/secondary) is a 51 credit hour, second degree program designed to prepare teachers of grades 7-12. Upon successful completion of the program, individuals will be qualified to teach in their designated academic disciplines. This full-time, professional program, which extends over three consecutive semesters, is intended for candidates who have completed an appropriate bachelor's degree. It includes a two-week early internship and a one-semester internship placement.


Admission requirements

To be considered for admission, individuals must have:

  • Been awarded an approved bachelor’s degree from Memorial University or a university recognized by Memorial University.
  • Completed 36 credit hours in an approved academic discipline. (Business studies, Newfoundland and Labrador studies and religious studies cannot be used to satisfy the 36 credit hour requirement.)
  • Completed 24 credit hours in a second approved academic discipline.
  • Achieved an overall average of at least 65 per cent in each of the sets of courses chosen above.


Sample courses

ED 4005 - Effective Teaching and Learning Environments
ED 4390 - Diversity, Social Justice, Teaching and Learning
ED 4427 - Professional Leading and Learning in the School Organization


Career Opportunities

Our graduates teach in schools worldwide, where they enjoy considerable success in their chosen profession. The skills developed during this program will open up many other career paths. Our graduates also occupy leadership positions in other educational (non-school), business and industry settings.


Program Information

Faculty of Education


St. John's

Honours Option:


Co-op Available:



1 year (3 consecutive semesters)


Fall semester

Application Deadline:

January 15

Supplementary Application:



Tuition InformationWebsite


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Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000