Master of Early Childhood Education

 


Benefits

The programme objective is to prepare early childhood education professionals with the knowledge and skills in education, nurturing, developing curriculum, evaluating the process of teaching and learning in the classroom situation, managing and administrating program pertaining to early childhood education, identifying pedagogy, technique of assessment, resources and innovation to enhance learning in a variety of early childhood education contexts.

Course Structure
(1) The Master of Early Childhood Education Programme is offered in two (2) modes namely by Coursework and Research worth fifty-five (55) credits and by Research. The details are as follows:  

   (a) Programme by Coursework and Research

             (i) 
Two (2) Faculty Core Courses each worth a total of three (3) credits;

Faculty Core Courses
PXGZ 6101 Research in Education; and
Choose one (1) of the following:
PXGZ 6102 Statistics forResearch in Education
PXGZ 6103 Qualitative Research in Education
PXGZ 6104 Survey Research
PXGZ 6105 Future Studies
PXGZ 6106 Experimental Research

             
             (ii) Two (2) Compulsory Courses in the Field of Specialization courses each worth a total of three (3) credits;

             (iii) One (1) Elective Course in the Field of Specialization each worth three (3) credits

             (iv) A dissertation worth forty (40) credits

Faculty Core Courses

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PXGZ 6101

Research in Education

3

PXGZ 6190

Dissertation

40

Choose one (1) of the following

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PXGZ 6102

Statistics for Research in Education

3

PXGZ 6103

Qualitative Research in Education

3

PXGZ 6104

Survey Research

3

PXGZ 6105

Future Studies

3

PXGZ 6106

Experimental Research

3

Compulsory Courses in the Field of Specialization

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PPGK 6102

Research in Early Childhood Education

3

PPGK 6103

Child Development

3

Elective Courses in the Field of Specialization

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PPGK 6301

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

3

PPGK 6302

Organization and Management of Early Childhood Program

3

PPGK 6303

Language and Literacy of Early Childhood

3

PPGK 6304

Play and Creative Expression

3

PPGK 6305

Early Childhood Intervention

3

PPGK 6307

Trend and Issues in Early Childhood Education

3

     
       (b) Programme by Research.

This programme is carried out entirely by research leading to the production of a dissertation. However candidates are required to take the course in introduction to Research in Education (PXGZ 6101).

Language Requirement

English Language Requirements

International candidates following a programme conducted in English need to have at least IELTS (International English Language Testing Services) band six (6) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of five hundred and fifty (550) if the first degree was obtained from a university where English was not the medium of instruction;

or

Passed an English Language course as required by the university before registration

Entry Requirement

(a) Bachelor in Early Childhood Education;

or

(b) Bachelor in Education;

or

(c) Bachelor’s degree with Education;

or

(d) Bachelor’s degree; and

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education;

or

(ii) Teaching qualifications recognised by the University;

or

(iii) Diploma in Early Childhood Education from an educational institution recognised by the Senate;

or

(iv) not less than one year experience in a field related to early childhood education

or

(e) Professional qualification from a recognised professional body

or

(f) Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time

Intake Schedule

Coursework and Research

September and February.

Research

Throughout the year

Fees
Last Update: July 18, 2017

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