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Aboriginal Education (Hons), B.Ed

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada
Aboriginal Education (Hons) from Lakehead University offers people of Aboriginal descent, as well as people wishing to teach Aboriginal learners, with the opportunity to learn or increase their knowledge of a Native language, and to learn to become a teacher.
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Overview

Aboriginal Education (Hons) from Lakehead University give you the knowledge, qualifications and cultural understanding to make a difference in your students' lives. We use a multidisciplinary approach to address the academic, cultural and traditional needs of Aboriginal students, educators and communities. 

Careers

  • Teaching in your area and division of study 
  • Community Development Officer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Translator
  • Arts and Culture Officer
  • Journalist
  • Social Worker
  • Second Language Teacher
  • Aboriginal Consultant/Advisor
  • Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Band Communications Officer
  • Program Coordinator
  • School Counsellor
  • Principal
  • Director of Education
  • Tutor
  • Writer
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • Adult Literacy Teacher
  • Grant Writer
  • Athletics Director
  • Youth Worker

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall admission:

    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Indigenous Learning
  • English
  • General Sciences
  • Visual Arts
  • Cree
  • Ojibwe

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)
  • Proof of Aboriginal ancestry may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6229 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6229 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $6,199.52
  • 3rd year - $6,157.35
  • 4th year - $5,619.22

Living costs for Thunder Bay

  • 1149 - 1720 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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