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Education - Concurrent, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada | Orillia, Canada
The Education - Concurrent program from Lakehead University allows you to start your teaching career faster and earn two degrees at the same time. Study the program of your choice, while also taking classes within the Faculty of Education, before spending two years exclusively with the Faculty of Education in order to qualify for certification by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

Overview

Lakehead University’s Faculty of Education is one of Canada’s most diverse and innovative centres of learning. We’re leading the way in teacher education through our commitment to the very best in multidisciplinary, collaborative, and experiential instruction.

Our program emphasizes practical learning through placements, practicums, community engagement, and international opportunities to ensure you are fully prepared to enter into the workforce post-graduation.

With programs in two campus locations - Thunder Bay and Orillia - our Education program will provide you with the expertise you need to develop as an educator, and prepare you for the dynamic and rewarding profession of teaching today.

Future Careers
  • Teacher
  • Principal
  • Director of Education
  • Tutor
  • Second Language Teacher
  • Writer
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • School Counsellor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Student Teaching
  • Mathematics Competency Exam (Primary-Junior)
  • Mathematics Competency Exam (Junior-Intermediate)
  • Enhancing the Practicum (Pass/Fail)
  • Introduction to Education
  • Aboriginal Education Foundations
  • Introduction to the Foundations of Education

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent (For most countries, the same academic preparation as is required for university entrance in that country is required for consideration. Refer to Admission Requirements by Country.) 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23731 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23731 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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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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