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Master of Education (Sociology of Education)

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This programme will produce educators who are dynamic and reflective able to enhance professionalism and apply their theory and practical knowledge in solving problems related to the field.

Entry requirements for International Candidates following courses and/or writing their Thesis/Dissertation in English:

  • i. A score of 5.5 for IELTS (Academic); 
  • ii. A score of 550 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL.
  • A Bachelor of Education degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00;OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent degree; AND
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a CGPA of 3.00 ; OR
  • A teaching qualification recognised by the University ; AND
  • Teaching experience with an institution recognised by the Senate; OR
  • A professional qualification from a recognised professional body; OR
  • A qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; OR

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while

Semester II commences in February

Course Structure

Mixed Mode

The program includes Forty Five (45) credit hours which includes Nine (9) credit hours for core courses, Six (6) credit hours for selected courses and Thirty (30) credit hours for the dissertation

Faculty Core Courses

POX 7001

Research Method in Education

3 credit

POK 7001

Interpretation of Sociology of Education

3 credit

POK 7002

Sociology of Education: Comparative Perspective

3 credit

Elective Courses (Select Two)

POK 7003

Social Inequality in Education

3 credit

POK 7004

Sociology of Adolescence

3 credit

POK 7005

Social Institutions in Education

3 credit

POK 7006

Trends and Issues in Social Science Education

3 credit

POI 7005

Deviance, Delinquency and Social Issues

3 credit

Dissertation

POX 7002

Dissertation

30 credits

Last Updated: 08/07/2021