Program Description

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program is a 36 credit based two year degree program aligned with Level 9 in the UAE Qualification Framework - QF Emirates. The program focuses on Education practitioners, leaders, administrators and professionals in a broad range of fields i.e. Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities, Technology, Science, Mathematics, English, Social Sciences, Special Education, as well as other professional areas related to education and training. The M.Ed. is also suitable for other professionals whose work has an educational component or some educational responsibility.

Elective courses from the following areas are offered within the program based on the students’ demand:

  • Special Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Leadership
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The M.Ed. is offered over four semesters, and the final semester includes either an Internship Project and Report or a Research Project and Presentation.

Program Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
EDUC01 - Management and Communication Skills
EDUC02 - Educational Leadership for the Learning Community
EDUC03 - Critical Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
Year 1 - Semester 2
EDUC04 - Curriculum Design and Assessment
EDUC05 - Social and Cultural Perspectives on Education
EDUC06 - Research Design and Methodology in Education
Year 2 - Semester 1
Elective - Course 1
Elective - Course 2
Elective - Course 3
Year 2 - Semester 2
EDUIP1 - Internship Project and Report
OR
EDUCR1 - Research Report and Presentation

Admission Requirements

Applicants of all nationalities may apply for admission to the M.Ed. program provided they meet the following criteria:

Full Admission Requirements:

  • Hold a recognized baccalaureate degree from an accredited University, earned in a discipline appropriate for the M.Ed. with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent.
  • Hold a current International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0 or equivalent (TOEFL IBT or Pearson PTE Academic or EmSAT) or higher.

Provisional Admission Requirement:

  • Hold a recognized baccalaureate degree from an accredited University, earned in a discipline appropriate for the M.Ed. with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent.
  • Hold a current International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0 or equivalent (TOEFL IBT or Pearson PTE Academic or EmSAT) or higher.

Provisional entry students must meet the following requirements during the period of provisional admission or be subject to dismissal:

  • May take a maximum of nine credit hours in the first semester of study;
  • Must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent, in the first nine credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied for the Master's program.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Master of Education Program. Application for the Master of Education Program is close for the Academic Year 2018 – 2019 Semester 1 intake. However; the online application is open to apply for the Master of Education in Measurement and Assessment and Master of Education in Learning and Curriculum Design. We invite you to explore your opportunities to study at ECAE.

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