MEd ISP Admission Information

Faculty of Education

MEd ISP Admission Information

Admission Requirements
Successful completion of an Honours Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in any discipline with an overall Grade Point Average Brock equivalent of 75%. Professional work experience is a valuable asset but not necessary. Applicants who have not completed three or more years of post-secondary work at a Canadian institution, or at an institution where English was the primary language of instruction, will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency through a TOEFL iBT score of 80, or an IELTS score of 6.5. Visit Graduate Studies for requirements.

MEd ISP applications must be received by March 1st each year in order to be considered for admission. Intake into the MEd ISP is July 1 of each calendar year.


Application Procedures 

1. A completed online application. Apply Now
2. Original official university transcripts to date (submitted in signed and sealed envelopes directly to Brock).
3. Two (2) confidential letters of reference - one from a referee who is familiar with your professional work and one from an academic referee who can attest to your ability to pursue graduate studies.
4. A 500-800 word Statement of Intent indicating study interests and reasons for applying to the program.
5. A resume detailing professional and educational experience.
6. Teaching certification (if applicable).
7. English Proficiency Scores.
* Non-English documents MUST be accompanied by notarized English translations.

A non-refundable application fee of $130.00 in Canadian funds must be submitted for the MEd ISP program. Applications will not be processed without the application fee. For detailed payment methods, please click.

For the current MEd ISP tuition, please visit Brock Financial and Administrative Services website here. This fee includes four terms of study (16 months) and required textbooks. The tuition fee must be paid prior to commencement of the MEd ISP. Details of payment will be provided upon admission to the program.
Living expenses, transportation, ancillary fees and medical insurance premium are the responsibility of the student.
Students in the MEd ISP are not eligible for financial support from the Ontarion Student Assistance Program (OSAP). This exclusion includes students who are Permanent Residents of Canada.



Admissions Statistics

Students offered admission last year had an average GPA of 78.25% and an IELTS of 6.74.

59% of the applicants with completed files were offered admission.

There are 30 seats available in the MEd ISP program for 2016.

Early Decision

Offers were made during the month of November and those students have until December to decide. All other candidates will be considered next March.

Regular Decision

Deadline for applications: March 1

Candidates of interest, and with completed applications, will be contacted during the month of February for a writing sample and interview (via Skype).

Admissions decisions will be made during early March, 2016, and offers of admission sent at that time. Applicants will have three weeks to respond with a decision to accept or decline, and to post their deposit of $5,000.

The MEd ISP does not process applications on a “rolling” basis but instead considers all applicants from the group of interested candidates.

Arrival and Orientation

Program begins with orientation on July 5, 2016, and foundational classes are held during the month of July. No classes are held in August.  More details at Program Description.



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