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Masters of Education Education management, policy and curriculum studies

Entry Requirements
The common regulations for all Masters Degree at Kenyatta University shall apply. The common regulations for all Masters degrees in the School of Education shall apply. The following shall be eligible for registration for Masters Degree programme in the Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies.
i.            Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Up
per Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution.
ii.           Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they
have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

The Duration of Masters Degree Programmes
The duration of the master’s degree programme shall be as follows:
A full time student shall be registered for a minimum of two (2) years and a maximum of three
(3) years.
A part-time student shall be registered for a minimum of three (3) years and a maximum of four (4) years.No student shall be registered as full-time for more than four years without completing the programme of study or submitting a thesis/project, as may be the case without the permission of Senate.

The Structure of the Programme
The programme shall consist of:
         Coursework, Examination and Thesis
Students opting for Coursework, Examination and Thesis shall take five (5) common units four (4) core units and one (1) elective unit making a total of ten (10) minimum units. [The thesis shall be related as eight (8) units.]

Coursework, Examination and Project
Students opting for Coursework, Examination and Project shall take five (5) Common units, eight (8) Core units and one (1) Elective unit, making a total of fourteen (14) minimum units. The project shall be rated as four (4) units

Areas of Specialization
This programme is designed to cater for courses in four (4) areas of specialization as follows. Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Educational Planning, Economic of Education, Curriculum Studies
.
Examination Regulation
All courses shall be examined at the end of the semester in which they are taught. Assessment of each unit shall be done at the end of each semester by a written Examination, which shall constitute 70% of the total marks in each unit and coursework assessment tests constituting 30% of the overall assessment.
Each unit is marked out of 100%. These marks are translated into literal grades as follows:
70%-100% (A), 60% - 69% (B), 50% - 59%(C), 49% and (Fail).The pass mark in all courses shall be
50%
These students shall take a minimum of ten (10) units within the first academic year.Project students shall take a minimum of fourteen (14) units within the first and second academic years. Candidates shall be required to pass in ALL the courses from which they are registered before they can proceed to the next academic year.A candidate who fails to satisfy the Board of Exam- iners one or two units out of the five (5) units taken in any one semester shall be allowed to take supplementary examination in the failed units, when they are next offered.A candidate who
fails a supplementary examination shall be discontinued
A candidate who fails in more than two (2) units in any one semester shall be discontinued.
A candidate shall be required to conduct a research study and defend its findings satisfactorily.

Unit Codes and Unit Title

Common Units
ECC 800: Research Methods in Education
ECC 802 Educational Statistics

Mode of Study: Full Time / Part time / Institutional Based Programmes

Master of Education (Thesis Option) Core Units
EMP 801: Educational Management
ECC 800: Research Methods in Education
ECC 802: Educational Statistics
EMP 830: Curriculum Development
EMP 832: Research Thesis
 
Areas of Specialization

Educational Administration
EMP 802: Theories of Educational Administration
EMP 803: Fundamentals of National Educational Administration
EMP 804: Financing of Education
EMP 805: Human Resources Management in Education
EMP 806: Instructional Supervision
EMP 844: School Administration

Educational Planning
EMP 811: Challenges of Education Planning in Developing Countries
EMP 812: Methodologies of Educational Planning
EMP 813: Micro and Macro Planning in Education
EMP 814: Data Collection Analysis and Appraisal in Education Planning
EMP 815: Planning Education to meet Social Needs
EMP 816: Human Capital and Economics of Education

Economics of Education
EMP 811: Challenges of Educational Planning in Developing Countries
EMP 812: Methodologies of Educational Planning
EMP 816: Human Capital and Economics of Education EMP 817: Private and Social Demand of Education EMP 818: Criteria for Investment in Education
EMP 819: Efficiency and Equity in Education

Curriculum Development
EMP 820: Foundations of Curriculum EMP 821: Curriculum Theory & Change EMP 822: Curriculum Design
EMP 823: Curriculum Implementation and Evaluations
EMP 824: Curriculum Innovation
EMP 825: School Curriculum

Master of Education (Project Option)
Project option students will take the following additional units in the indicated areas of
specialization.

Core Units
EMP 831: Research Project
Educational Administration
EMP 809: Teacher Education Administartion
EMP 810: Higher Eduaction Administration
EMP 814: Data Collection Analysis and Appraisal in Education Planning
EMP 825: School Curriculum

Educational Planning
EMP 817: Private and Social Demand of Education
EMP 818: Criteria for Investement in Education
 EMP 819: Effieciency and Equity in Education
EMP 844: School Administration
 
Curriculum Development
EMP 809: Teacher Education Administartion
EMP 814: Data Collection Analysis and Appraisal in Education Planning
EMP 827: Teacher Education Curriculum
EMP 844: School Administration

Economics of Education
EMP 813: Micro and Macro Planning in Education
EMP 814: Data Collection Analysis and Appraisal in Education Planning
EMP 825: School Curriculum
EMP 844: School Administration

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