Master of Education (Sociology of Education)

 


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 (Social Science Education)Programme is offered in two 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 ofSpecialization 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

PAGS 6103

Interpretation of Sociology of Education  

3

PAGS 6116

Ethnography Research in Education

3


Elective Courses in the Field of Specialization
Course Code

Course Title

 Credit

PAGS 6305

Sociology of Adolescence

3

PAGS 6306

Deviance, Delinquency and Dicipline

3

PAGS 6315

Community, Family and School

3

PAGS 6330

Citizenship Education and Patriotism

3

PAGS 6344

Ethics and Moral Development Theory

3

PAGS 6346

Developmental Trend and Issues and  Education

3

PAGS 6349

Sociology of Education : Comparative Perspectives

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

Entry Qualifications

(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 2014 and February 2015.

Research

Throughout the year

Fees
Last Update: July 18, 2017

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