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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Master of Education in English Education
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Education
Campus:Kikuyu campus
Application Deadline: 9 October 2020
Programme Overview

Face to Face teaching mode
The programme shall be offered for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum period of twelve semesters.

  1.  The programme shall be offered by coursework, examinations and project or thesis.
  2. The course shall be conducted through lectures, discussion groups, seminars and assignments.
  3. The programme shall comprise 18 course units each of 60 contact hours.
  4. Students will be required to take all the eighteen course units offered except where exemption has been permitted.
  5. There will be full residential sessions for face-to-face teaching in a semester of 15 weeks.
  6. There will be school based residential face-to-face sessions where two holiday sessions of 4 weeks will constitute a semester.
  7. There will be evening and weekend face-to-face sessions in a semester of 15 weeks.
  8. A candidate shall write either a project equivalent to 4 units or a thesis equivalent to 8 units. The project or thesis must target a specific area of specialization in Educational Technology.
  9. A candidate who writes a project shall take 14 taught course units. The candidate shall take 10 core course units and 4 elective.
  10. A candidate who writes a thesis shall take 10 taught course units in Educational Technology.
  11. A candidate who writes a project will take 5 core units in the first semester, 5 core units in the second semester, 4 elective units and writes the project proposal in the 3rd semester and writes the project in the 4th semester.
  12.  A candidate who writes a thesis will take 5 core units in the first semester, 5 core units in the second semester and writes the proposal and thesis in the 3rd and 4th semesters.
  13. A candidate shall be allowed to register for a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 course units per semester.

Open, Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) mode
The programme will be offered by Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) mode. This will involve various media of delivery as follows:

  1. Students will engage in self-study using multi-media approach in distance education with minimal face-to-face delivery during residential sessions.
  2. Face-to-face delivery mode shall not exceed one-third of the instructional time (60 hrs).
  3. Learner support services will include guidance and counseling using multi-media approach.
  4. The programme  shall run for a minimum of  four semesters each of 15 weeks and a maximum of twelve semesters from the date of registration.
  5. Written self-instructional study modules issued at registration time will consist of:
  6. Course study materials
  7. Relevant literature
  8. Interactive devices and self tests
    1. Limited face-to-face sessions will provide an overview of the course at commencement of a semester, mid semester and revision period before examinations.
    2. Students will be served at the support study centres at the University of Nairobi and its regional resource centres where the following services will be offered:
  1. Access to information through computers and the e-learning platform
  2. Library services
    1. Immediately after registration students will be introduced to the following:
  1. Orientation on ODeL delivery
  2. Study in reading and computer skills
  3. Time management and techniques of handling assignments
  4. Mentorship, guidance and counseling

Emphasis on the use of regional resource centres as the link between University of      Nairobi and students in the following manner: registration, collection of study materials, receipt of results and programme information such as timetables and schedules for regional meetings.

Admission Requirements

**The common regulations for the Master’s degrees in the University of Nairobi and the School of Education shall apply.
**Each Applicant should be:
– A holder of Bachelor of Education degree with at least Upper Second Class honours  degree of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.
– A holder of any other Bachelor’s degree of the University of Nairobi  with at least an  upper second class honours and postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.
– A holder of lower second class degree in education obtained from the University of Nairobi and three years teaching experience or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.
– A holder of a pass degree in Education from the University of Nairobi and five years teaching experience or any other qualification recognized by the Senate.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $28
Application Fees for International Students: $50

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = https://application.uonbi.ac.ke/ to apply Online

NOTE:
University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Digital copywriter
– Editorial assistant
– English as a foreign language teacher
– Lexicographer
– Magazine journalist
– Newspaper journalist
– Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
– Secondary school teacher
– Talent agent
– Web content manager
– Writer

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students =
Tuition Fees per year for International Students =
**This programme will be completed after a duration of 2 years, with fees per year as follows:
– First year =
– Second year =

NOTE:

International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Genevieve Wanjala
Dean, School of Education
 
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries