Post-Graduate Opportunities

Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

The Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies (a collaborative partnership between Acadia, Mount Saint Vincent, and St. Francis Xavier universities) is continuing to accept applications. The program can support students in preparation for assuming the role of educational researcher in one or more of six themes: curriculum studies, educational foundation and leadership, inclusive education, lifelong learning (adult education), literacies, and psychological aspects of education.

Applicants are invited to apply for the July 2023 intake by November 15, 2022 (postmarked). Any enquiries about the program should be directed to the Doctoral Program Coordinators at the three partner universities (listed below), or to the Doctoral Program Assistant, Ellen MacDonald at (902) 457-6564:

Dr. Ardra Cole
Doctoral Program Coordinator, MSVU
(902) 457-6193

Dr. Heather Hemming
Chair, Doctoral Program Administration Committee (IDAC), Doctoral Program Coordinator, Acadia

Dr. Daniel Robinson,
Doctoral Program Coordinator, StFX

The application form and full details about the PhD in Educational Studies are available at the website portal: