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    University of Alberta
  Jan 23, 2018
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Courses and Programs

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In addition to the courses and programs listed below, the Faculty welcomes inquiries about individual interdisciplinary Masters studies.

Community Engagement Graduate Program

The Community Engagement Graduate Program in the Faculty of Extension offers an in-depth theoretical examination of the conceptual and philosophical underpinnings of community engagement, along with critical analysis of related evidence-based research, and the opportunity to gain practical experience in the application of this growing field. The Master of Arts in Community Engagement (MACE) degree is an interdisciplinary graduate program designed for those seeking to provide reflective and informed leadership in community engagement and sustainability with industry, post secondary education, government, and not-for-profit agencies. The MACE program is a thesis-based degree.

Refer to Community-Based Research and Evaluation (CBRE)  for more information and visit the program's website at, e-mail or telephone (780) 492-3116 or (780) 492-3109. For course listings see Course Listings  under Community Engagement (MACE). 

Communications and Technology Graduate Program (MACT)

The Communications and Technology Graduate program offers a theoretical, historical and practical examination of the technology-enabled, knowledgeintensive workplace. The Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) is designed for students who seek to provide reflective and informed leadership in the management and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in their organizations and fields. The MACT program may be completed through either the course-based or thesis-based route.

Refer to Communications and Technology  for more information and visit the program's website at, e-mail or phone (780) 492-1538. For course listings see Course Listings  under Communications and Technology (COMM).

Community-Based Research and Evaluation (CBRE)

This embedded certificate program is designed to develop graduate students' capacity to participate in and lead community-based research and evaluation projects. Students will gain conceptual and methodological competencies and experiences. As a result, in-community and on-campus capacity will be enhanced in support of the mobilization of knowledge in policy, practice and research.

For more information, refer to Community-Based Research and Evaluation (CBRE) , visit the program's website at or e-mail For information about the course INT D 500 , see Course Listings  under Interdisciplinary Studies (INT D).

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

The English Language Program offers credit courses in English for Academic Purposes. EAP 550  is designed to prepare international students who speak a language other than English for the language demands in graduate work at the University of Alberta.

For more information, visit our website at, e-mail, or phone (780) 492-5530. For course listings, see Course Listings  under English for Academic Purposes (EAP).