Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

Scholarship that makes a difference

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A uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada’s finest educational scholars and researchers.

Three Nova Scotia universities have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars to develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today’s rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.


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PhD Application Package

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Comprehensive Portfolio Presentation


Student: Denise Palmer

Supervisor: Dr. Krista Ritchie

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Time: 1:00 P.M.



Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defense


Student: Barb Cameron

Supervisor: Dr. Mary Jane Harkins

Date: Monday, July 15, 2024

Time: 10:00 A.M.



Student: Daniel d’Entremont

Supervisor: Dr. Michael Corbett

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024

Time: 9:00 A.M.


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