Programs by Area


  • LITR

    Literacy Education

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    Engaging teachers and other professional educators in the study of rich language and literacy practices from early childhood through adolescence and adulthood.


    Diploma MEd MA PhD

  • TESL

    Teaching English as a Second Language

    Integrating research and practice, our TESL programs offer professional development to teachers of ESL and prepare researchers and leaders in this field.


    Certificate Diploma MEd MA PhD

  • MLED

    Modern Languages Education

    Involving study in second language curriculum, assessment, acquisition, bilingualism and intercultural education.


    MEd MA PhD

  • LIBE

    Teacher-Librarianship

    Offered as a 15-credit Certificate or 30-credit Diploma in Education. Students have the option to complete them entirely online.


    Certificate Diploma

  • RITS

    UBC/Ritsumeikan Academic Exchange program

    Consisting of 24 credits from Language and Literacy Education and Faculty of Arts courses. Registration for these courses is also open to all UBC students.


    RITS website