Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 240

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges.

The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning.

Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course.

Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories.

Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning.

Entry Requirements

  • Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree
  • Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry
  • HND holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry
  • English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English)
  • Updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business)
  • Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words)
  • Copy of passport or ID

Awarding Institution: Unicaf University Malawi.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-M-IND100 Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-203 Introduction to Master Degree 0.00

Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-EDU734 Teaching and Learning Management 37.50
UU-EDU732 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education 37.50
UU-EDU733 ICT in Education 37.50
UU-EDU730 Research Practices and Methods 37.50
UU-EDU731-1 Dissertation (Part 1) 45.00
UU-EDU731-2 Dissertation (Part 2) 45.00
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