Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Aboriginal Education
Description: Cape Breton University offers a 16 month Bachelor of Education Program with the option of taking one of three streams: Elementary stream, Intermediate/secondary stream, and Aboriginal concentration. Upon graduation students will be eligible to apply for Teaching Certification in Nova Scotia. Classes begin each spring.

Students completing a BEd may choose the Aboriginal Education Concentration. The Concentration was designed in collaboration with Unama’ki College. It provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of aboriginal education models with a key focus area on aboriginal language acquisition and second language teaching.

URL: Bachelor of Education – Aboriginal Education Concentration (BEd) at Cape Breton University
Length: 16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Cape Breton University has strong relationships with several english language partners including, International Centre EAP, English School of Canada (ESC), EC English Language School and ILAC. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU’s English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed. If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.