Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

How to Apply - Graduate Diploma in Professional Inquiry and Professional Master of Education

Applications for admission to graduate programs are completed and submitted on the School of Graduate Studies website, including an online form and step-by-step instructions for setting up your account.

The School of Graduate Studies requires two academic references from your current and/or previous instructors and/or professors familiar with your academic potential. Professional references from employers in a senior role to your own, in lieu of academic references, are accepted only if it has been more than 5 years since you completed your most recent university degree.

Referees are notified that you want them to provide a reference for you by email after you have submitted your online application, so please submit your application at least two weeks before the application deadline and be sure to include the correct email addresses of your referees on your online application. Applications will not be deemed complete and will not be reviewed by the admissions committee until all listed references are received.

In addition to the online application and application fee, applicants are required to:​

  • Upload transcripts from all universities attended except for Queen's

If you have questions, please contact the Graduate Studies & Research Office.

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Language Proficiency

English is the language of instruction at Queen’s University and applicants who are non-native speakers of English must have achieved the required level of proficiency on one of the tests of English language listed below.

  1. The Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based. Required test scores: 580 (paper-based) / 237 (computer-based) / 92 Internet-based). To be competitive applicants should also achieve a minimum of 4.5 on the Test of Written English (TWE).
  2. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Required test scores: a minimum of Band 7.

The preferred test scores required for this program are the same as our other graduate programs; however if an applicant has a strong application and a minimum of the following: 550 (paper-based) / 213 (computer-based) / 80 (Internet-based), they will still be considered for admission.

Applicants are responsible for all arrangements and costs associated with completing the English Facility test.