Master of Science Education with Information Communication and Technology

 


Benefits

The programme objective is to produce educators who can master and enhance the knowledge of ICT in science education and new developments in teaching and learning of ICT-aided science, apply and integrate a variety of educational theories in teaching and learning of ICT-based science and undertake relevant research with efficiency and effectiveness, to interact and contribute positively in meeting the social responsibilities associated with the use of ICT in science education in both the local and international arena, practice moral values, positive attitudes and professional ethics in teaching and daily life,use science and technology to strengthen communications, improve leadership and develop the ability to work in teams, improve skills in thinking and acting scientifically and strengthen problem-solving skills that involve science andICT, increase commitment to lifelong learning and manage information in science education,and create local and global networks with various stakeholders to improve the quality of science education with ICT.

Course Structure

(1) The Master of Science Education with Information Communication and Technology Programme is offered in two (2) modes namely by Coursework and Research worth fifty-eight (58) 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) One (1) Elective Course in Field of Specialization from Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology for a total of three (3) credits

          (v) 
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

PMGE 6101

Information and Communication Technology in Science Education

3

WXGB 6321

Web Publishing

3


Elective Courses in the Field of Specialization

Course Code

Course Title

 Credit

PMGS 6120

Research in Science Education 

3

PMGS 6121

Curriculum Studies in Science Education 

3

PMGS 6320

Cognition in Science Education 

3


Elective Courses in the Field of Specialization from Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology

Course Code

Course Title

 Credit

WXGB 6311

Digital Libraries

3

WXGB 6333

Libraries, Information and Society

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 Science with Education with a credit or its equivalent in a science specialism;

or

(b) Bachelor’s Degree with science foundation with credit or equivalent; and

(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education;

or

(ii) Professional teaching qualification;

or

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

or

(c) Professional qualifications from a recognised professional body;

or

(d) 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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