This is a taught postgraduate programme leading to the award of the degree of Master of Education (MEd). The Master of Education Programme (the Programme) is designed for local and international educators and professionals who have an interest in the field of, and specialised areas in, education.
PROGRAMME INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (PILOs)
Upon completion of the programme, graduates are able to:
Special Features of the Master of Education Programme
There are SEVEN concentrations available in the programme. Upon entry into the programme, each student must select one specific concentration and take all required courses in that concentration together with the common required courses and elective courses. The programme is comprised of 27 units in total with the distribution stipulated as follows:
|Common Core Course||3 Units|
|Research Methods in Education||3 Units|
|Concentration Core Course||12 Units|
|Elective Course||6 Units|
Dissertation I & II or
Independent Project & one additional elective course or
Two additional elective courses
|Concentrations currently being offered|
|Applied Psychology in Schools|
|Child and Adolescent Development|
|Early Childhood Education|
|English Language for Teaching|
|School Leadership for Management|
|Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels|
|Teaching Mathematics at Junior Levels|
Descriptions for each course are listed in the University’s Calendar/Bulletin.
Most courses are taught by a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops and seminars. During the course of study (second year for part-time programme), students complete a dissertation under the guidance of their supervisors. In lieu of the dissertation, students are allowed to undertake an Independent Project and an additional elective course, or two additional elective courses.
Students are required to attend either day or evening (for full-timers), evening (for part-timers) classes on weekdays and Saturday morning / afternoon. A student may take no more than three courses in a semester.
Normally, students should complete the Programme in two calendar years (for part-timers) and one calender year (for full-timers). An alternative modular mode may be available for part-time students who would like to take a more flexible schedule of study and credit load. Please contact the Department of Education Studies for details. With special permission, a part-time student may extend his or her study but in no cases would the period of study be allowed to exceed three calendar years.
To be eligible for the award of a Master of Education degree, students must: