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Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

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dBenefits

This programme will produce professionals in the field of Early Childhood Education who are able to carry out innovative pedagogies, curricula and research to enhance the practice of early childhood education.

 

sLanguage Requirement

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

i. A score of 6.0 for IELTS (Academic); 
or
ii. A score of 600 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL

 

sEntry Requirement

1. A Bachelor of Education degree in Early Childhood Education with a CGPA of at least 3.00
         or 
2. A Bachelor of Education degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or an equivalent degree
         or
3.  A Bachelor’s degree with Education with a CGPA of at least 3.00
       or
4. A Bachelor’s degree
        and
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a CGPA of 3.00
          or
(ii) A teaching qualification recognised by the University 
          or
(iii) A Diploma in Early Childhood Education recognised by thr Senate
          or
(iv) Teaching experience of not less than 1 year related to the field of Early Childhood Education
         or
(v) A professional qualification from a recognised professional body
          or
(vi) A qualification approved by the Senate from time to time.

 

fIntake Schedule

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while
Semester II commences in February

 

Fees

Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen

 
Course Structure

Mixed-Mode

The program covers Forty-Two (42) credit hours covering Nine (9) credit hours for core courses, Nine (9) credit hours for elective courses and Twenty-Four (24) credit hours for the dissertation.

Faculty Core Courses

POX 7001

Research Methodology in Education

3 credit

POB 7001

Child Development

3 credit

POB 7008

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education

3 credit

 

 

 

 

Elective Courses (Select Three)

POB 7003

Organization and Management of Early Childhood Programme

3 credit

POB 7004

Language and Literacy Early Childhood

3 credit

POB 7005

Play and Creative Expression

3 credit

POB 7006

Early Childhood Intervention

3 credit

POB 7007

Trend and Issues in Early Childhood Education

3 credit

POD 7006

Teaching of Mathematics in Early Childhood

3 credit

 

 

 

 

Dissertation

POB 7002

Dissertation

24 credits

 

Last Updated: 21/07/2018