VIU Students

Course Schedule

  • To view seat availability, please consult the VIU Course Timetable by selecting the appropriate enrollment term, "Master Degrees" in the Program Area and "Inclusive Education" in the Subject Area.
  • Course registration is completed within the My Student Record.
  • To self-monitor program course progression, us the Goal Planning System (GPS) option as located within the Academics tab in My Student Record.

Intersession 2022

Applications for Program Intake close one month prior to the start of the term.

Intersession courses beginning in May 2022

Section Title Dates
GDSE 584 I22W70 Assistive Technology May 2 - June 30
GDSE 582 I22W70 Special Topics  May 2 - June 30
(section cancelled)
GDSE 591  I22W70 Literacy Numeracy May 2 - June 30
GDSE 693 I22W70 Individual Assessment  May 3 - June 30
GDSE 595 I22W70 Vulnerable Youth May 2 - June 30

Intersession courses beginning in July 2022

Section Title Dates
GDSE 584 I22W71 Assistive Technology July 4 - 22
GDSE 589 I22W70 Autism Spectrum Disorders July 4 - 22
GDSE 692 I22W70 Intervention Planning July 4 - 22

Fall 2022 

fall-2022-spring-2023-iegd-registration-payment-and-refund-information.pdf

Section Title Dates
GDSE 585 F22W70 Collaborative Planning for Student Success Sept 6 - Dec 9
GDSE 590 F22W70 Conference Related Special Project Sept 6 - Dec 9
GDSE 620 F22W70 Introduction to Inclusive Education Sept 6 - Dec 9
GDSE 693 F22W70 Individual Assessment Sept 6 - Dec 9

Spring 2023 

Applications for Program Intake close one month prior to the start of the term.

Section Title Dates
GDSE 583 S23W70 Social and Emotional Development Jan 5 - Apr 14
GDSE 588 S23W70 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Investigating Practice Jan 5 - Apr 14
GDSE 594 S23W70 Learning Disabilities Jan 5 - Apr 14
GDSE 692 S23W70 Intervention Planning Jan 5 - Apr 14

Laddering to the Master of Education in Special Education

Graduates of the Inclusive Education Graduate Diploma (IEGD) are eligible to apply to ladder to the Master of Education in Special Education (MEDS) degree program at VIU.  To complete the MEDS (laddering option) students need to complete 3 MEDS courses (15 MEDS credits) in support of thesis or project work. The MEDS (laddering option) is offered online and is a cohort-based program which starts in the Intersession semester (summer) only with applications opening early October. For more application details and admission requirements, please visit the MEDS academic calendar page.  For more information about this opportunity, please contact Bob.Elisger@viu.ca.

Sample MEDS Laddering Schedule

Summer Semester

Location Course
Online MEDS 540 Teacher as Researcher in Special Education

Fall Semester

Location Course
Online MEDS 630 Field Inquiry

Spring Semester

Location Course
Online MEDS 640 Major Project

Schedule is subject to change.