Master of Education (Educational Psychology)

 


Benefits

The programme objective is to produce educators who are dynamic and reflective, and are able to monitor and improve their practice as well as apply their practical knowledge, educational theories and research to solve problems relevant to the field of education.

Course Structure

(1) The Master of Education (Educational Psychology) 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 ofnSpecialization 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

PPGS 6111

Educational Psychology

3

PPGS 6113

Life Span Development

3

Elective Courses in the Field of Specialization

Course Code

Course Title

 Credit

PPGK 6103

Child Development

3

PPGS 6101

Personality

3

PPGS 6112

Psychology of Learning

3

PPGS 6115

Adolescent Psychology

3

PPGS 6116

Social Cognition

3

PPGS 6128

Psychology of the Gifted

3

PPGS 6327

Psychological Testing

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 of Education;

or

(b) Bachelor’s degree with Education;

or

(c) Bachelor’s degree; and

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education;

or

(ii) Professional teaching qualification;

or

(iii) Relevant teaching experience from an educational institution recognised by the Senate;

or

(iv) Working experience in the relevant field;

or

(d) Professional qualification from a recognised professional body;

or

(e) 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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