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Bachelor of Education Education

University of Calgary

University of Calgary
The core education courses, consists of 63 credit hours of a blended learning experience. Twenty-five percent of the four year program is delivered through face-to-face instruction (on- or off-campus) and 50% of the education courses, including community-based field experience, are delivered through face-to-face instruction. The program is built around a framework of the following themes:  Introduction to learning and teaching  Principles of individual learning and development  Principles of social and cultural engagement  Extending teaching and curriculum expertise Below is an example of the BEd degree proposed program sequence and supports for rural and remote students:  5 blended education courses (15 credit hours) - Students will have instruction face-to-face on-campus during two intensive weeks during the Summer term and then will continue with an online component for the remainder of the term.  11 online education courses (33 credit hours) - Students will take these courses throughout the Fall and Winter terms.  4 off-campus face-to-face courses (15 credits) - Students will take these courses throughout the Fall and Winter terms in community schools. Suitable placements will be located as close as possible to the students.  19 online non-education courses (57 credit hours) - Students will take these courses throughout the Fall and Winter terms. The Werklund School of Education is working with other University of Calgary faculties in providing some or all of these courses. Until all the courses are available at the University of Calgary, students will be able to meet the requirements through the Campus Alberta initiative.  Face-to-face off-campus: courses offered in the local community (e.g. field practica, cohort courses)  Online: courses offered distance over the Internet  Blended: courses that have an online component and a face-to-face component

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  • Program Type Bachelor's
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
The University of Calgary's admission requirements are specific to each major and will vary depending on your educational background. To access the admission requirements specific to your application type and education system, please visit:

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $7,300.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,200.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,484.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated November 06, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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