Master of Education (Distance Education)

Overview

This is a 2 year programme. The M.Ed. program gives students a strong disciplinary grounding that allows them to approach education questions. The M. Ed program consists of a set of common mandatory courses in the first year and a series of specialized courses in the second year.

Mode of Delivery and Structure

 The programme shall be offered through Face-to-Face teaching mode, Open   Distance and   eLearning (ODeL) mode in a blended manner.

Face to face mode

The programme shall be conducted through lectures, group discussion, seminars, tutorials, case studies, student-lecturer consultations, supervised independent study, group projects, practicals, demonstrations and e-learning services.

Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) mode

The programme shall be offered by Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) mode. This shall include self-instructional print and electronic study materials and online lectures, seminars and tutorials

Duration and structure

  1. The degree programme has two options:  course work, examination and project as option one and course work, examination and thesis as option two. 
  2. The programme shall run for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum

12 semesters of 15 weeks each.

  1. M.Ed. in Master of Education  (Distance Education) shall be offered by course work, examination and project/thesis. The programme shall comprise 18 course units.
  2. A student taking the programme by coursework, examination and project shall

take ten (10) core course units, four elective course units and project.

  1. A project shall be equivalent to four course units.
  2. A student taking the programme by course work, examination and thesis shall take

ten core course units and thesis

  1. A thesis shall be equivalent to eight course units.
  2. A course unit shall constitute 60 contact hours.
  1. The common regulations for the Master’s degrees of the University of Nairobi and the Faculty of Education shall apply.
  2. A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) of  at least Second Class Honours Upper Division of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.
  3. A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) of Second Class Honours Upper Division and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or  equivalent qualifications from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.
  4. A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) of Second Class Honours Lower  Division of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent from any other university recognized by the of the University of Nairobi Senate and two years working experience.
  5. A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) of Second Class Honours Lower Division and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or  equivalent qualifications from any other university recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate and two years working experience.
  6. A holder of a pass degree for categories (i - iv) and five years working experience.

M.Ed Graduates (Distance Education) may undertake a variety of professional roles which include providing management and leadership within the education sector in the government, and private sector, training can work nationally and internationally in the education sector, monitoring and evaluation of education and social sector, undertake research, for organizations including central and county governments, NGOs, Consultants among other sectors. Many are also well-equipped to apply for and pursue doctoral-level work in History of Education. Finally, our graduates have been absorbed as lecturers in a number of universities in Kenya.

MASTER OF EDUCATION -E55  YEAR 1     YEAR 2   
   SEMESTER 1 - 5UNITS   SEMESTER 2 - 5UNITS   SEMESTER 1 -4UNITS   SEMESTER 2-PROJECT   TOTALS 
TUITION @ 25200             126,000.00          126,000.00         100,800.00            100,800.00       453,600.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00                            -                6,500.00                             -           13,000.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00                            -                7,000.00                             -           14,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 5,000.00               5,000.00              4,000.00                             -           14,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 2,250.00               2,250.00              2,250.00                 2,250.00            9,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00                            -                1,000.00                             -              2,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00                            -                2,000.00                             -              4,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)                 5,000.00                            -                                 -              5,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 5,000.00                            -                5,000.00                             -           10,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00                            -                1,000.00                             -              2,000.00
THESIS EXAMINATION                              -                              -                             -                30,000.00         30,000.00
Totals             160,750.00          133,250.00         129,550.00            133,050.00       556,600.00
           
Grand totals               556,600.00