The Master of Education in Learning and Curriculum Design is a flexible two year modular program that is aligned with Level 9 in the UAE Qualification Framework - QF Emirates. The program is designed to develop research-informed educators as curriculum and resources experts who are skilled instructional designers, to lead educational improvement in the UAE. This is achieved through a distinctive program consisting of courses focusing on recent developments in theories of teaching and learning. The program also emphasizes the implementation of educational research in authentic contexts and offers flexible seminar topics aligned with current and emergent educational trends.
The Master of Education in Learning and Curriculum Design Program is offered in Abu Dhabi and Ajman as follows:
- Abu Dhabi – Emirates College for Advanced Education
- Ajman – Teachers Training Institute
All classes are offered during weekdays in the evening as ECAE Graduate degrees are offered as part-time programs. Allocated timetables with the location, time and duration of all lectures will be released towards the program start date on 26th August 2018.
|Year 1 - Semester 1|
|EDULCD1 - Curriculum Foundations: Principles and Issues|
|EDULCD2 - Introduction to Educational Research|
|EDULCD3 - Creating Positive Learning Environments|
|Year 1 - Semester 2|
|EDULCD4 - Instructional Design, Resource Development and Evaluation|
|EDULCD5 - Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning|
|EDULCD6 - Cognitive and Social Cultural Foundations of Learning|
|Year 2 - Semester 1|
|EDULCD7 - Innovative Classroom Assessment for Learning|
|EDULCD8 - Brain, Mind and Learning|
|EDULCD9 - Design-based Research Methods|
|Year 2 - Semester 2|
|EDUCR1 - Research Project|
Candidates of all nationalities may apply for admission to the M.Ed.: Learning and Curriculum Design provided they meet the following criteria:
- The applicant possesses a recognized baccalaureate/ Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University, earned in a discipline appropriate for the Master of Education in Learning and Curriculum Design with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent, and
- Hold a current International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0 or equivalent (TOEFL IBT or Pearson PTE Academic or EmSAT) or higher.
Applicants who have teaching experience will be given priority.
In addition to the above, candidates will be required to pass an admissions interview.