Leadership, Societies, and Languages, M.Ed.

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Leadership, societies, and languages all shape education and are shaped by education. Students in this Leadership, Societies, and Languages program at Bishop’s University will further their scholarly and professional development as administrators, educational leaders, educators, and researchers, while engaging with the social, historical, cultural, and linguistic dimensions of education. 


Students will consider issues of power, diversity, gender, and marginalization in education. Studies may be based on sociological, historical, or linguistic foundations; they may draw on a variety of contemporary perspectives including comparative and international education, post-colonial theory and theories of decolonization, applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, and critical theory. The Leadership, Societies, and Languages program is delivered by Bishop’s University.

Programme Structure

Themes that will be explored in the graduate program include: 

  • Society, Culture, and Politics 
  • Language, Literacy, and Learning 
  • Educational Practice and Leadership
Underlying each of these themes is the overarching theme of leadership in educational institutions and in other organizational, professional, and community settings where enhancing learning for the social, cultural, digital, and economic needs of the 21st century is at the forefront.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements: General
  • Completed secondary school credential that would permit you access to university in that country. If you are studying at or have graduated from secondary school in a country where secondary school finishes after only 11 years of formal schooling, you may not apply directly to Bishop’s University.  You will need to complete at least one year of study at a college or university before applying to transfer to Bishop’s.
  • Minimum average required varies depending upon curriculum followed; transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis. 
Required Supporting Documents: All Applicants
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • Copy of high school transcript, including mid-term course grades if available
  • Copy of personal identification document(s). Consult the Personal Identification Documents page to determine what document(s) you must provide.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    546 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    247 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 CAD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State Applies to you

    80 CAD/credit
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