Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

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Rationale
The professional Education degree leading to Master of Education (and Instruction) is desgined to prepare the personnel who can assist in preparing secondary or higher Education school teachers, administrators and developers. The degree is designed to meet the individuals needs of University students who seek a practical and theoretical knowledge for work in the secondary or higher institution. The programme provides a basis for analysis and evaluation of Educational theory, practices and policy within the intellectual and emphirical contents of Education.

Programme Objectives
At the end of this programme the graduates should be able:-
i) To prepare and upgrade personnel to serve as researchers, secondary and higher Education teachers, Educators and administrators.
ii) To maintain a programme of disciplined inquiry designed to improve Educational practices.
iii) To provide professional services to all Educational institutions on matters related to curriculum and Institution

Admission Requirements
The common regulations for all masters degree in University shall apply.
The common regulations for all masters degree in the Faculty of Education and Human Resources shall apply.
In addition to 3.1 and 3.2 the following shall be eligible for registration for Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
i) Holders of B.Ed degree with at least upper second class honours from Egerton University or any other recognized University.
ii) Holders of B.Sc. or B.A. general degree with at least upper second class honours with Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University.
Course Structure and Duration
Duration
a) Full-time Master of Education Degree Programme shall extend for a minimum period of 18 months and a maximum of 36 months.
b) Part-time Master of Education Degree shall extend for a minimum of 36 months and a maximum of 48 months.
Structure
The programme will consist of coursework, examinations and thesis. The candidates for M.Ed will spend the first year doing coursework and examinations and do thesis research in the second year. The coursework and thesis shall constitute 30 and 15 credit factors respectively. All students will be required to take compulsory courses. In addition to the compulsory courses each student shall be required to take a minimum of 5 elective courses. The elective courses shall be selected with the consultation of the academic advisor.
Examination Regulations
All examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in the Egerton University Statute XXIX
Grading System
The grading of examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with in Egerton University Statute XXIX.
Graduation Requirements
To graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.
Degree Classification
Degree classification shall be in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXIX.