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MASTER OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION)

Entry Requirements
i.    Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours
(Upper 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.

Note:
Thesis: 10 taught units in year 1 and thesis in year 2
Project: 14 taught units and a Project in year 2

Unit Code and Title
ECC 800: Research Methods in Education
ECC 802: Educational Statistics
ESN 800: Education Foundation of Exceptionality ESN 803: Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) ESN 804: Practicum in Assessment and Evaluation
Areas of Specialisation: All students will be required to take FOUR units in one of the following areas of specialization (M.ED-SNE)

Physical and Multiple Disabilities
ESN 810: Instructional Strategies for Learners with Physical and Multiple Impairment ESN 811: Assistive Technology for Learners with Physical and Multiple Impairment ESN 812: Transitional Planning and Processes for Learners with Physical and Multiple Impairment
ESN 813: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Physical and Multiple Impairments

Other Health Impairments
ESN 814: Instructional Strategies for Learners with Other Health Impairment
ESN 815: Management of Health Needs of Learners with Other Health Impairment
ESN 816: Assessment Strategies of Learners with Other Health  Impairment
ESN 817: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Other Health Impairment

OR: Gifted and Talented
ESN 818: Psycho – Social Factors in Education of Learners who are Gifted and Talented ESN 819: Teaching, Curriculum and Evaluation of Learners who are Gifted and Talented ESN 820: Nurturing Learners who are Gifted and Talented
ESN 821: Problems and Issues in Education of Gifted and Talented Learners

OR: Emotional and Behaviour Disorders
ESN 822: Learners with Emotional and Behavioural Disorders (Revised)
ESN 823: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies for Children with Emotional Behaviour
Disorders
ESN 824: Individuals in Need of Care and Protection
ESN 825: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Emotional and Behaviour Disor- ders (Revised)

OR: Learning Disabilities
ESN 826: Education of Learners with Learning Disabilities
ESN 827: Teaching, Curriculum and Evaluation of Learners with Learning Disabilities
ESN 828: Diagnosis and Remediation of Basic Academic Skills and Language
ESN 829: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Learning Disabilities

OR: Mental Retardation
ESN 830: Education of Learners with Mental Retardation
ESN 831: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies for Learners with Mental Retardation
ESN 832: Training Learners with Severe and Profound Mental Retardation
ESN 833: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Mental Retardation

OR: Hearing Impairments
ESN 834: Foundation in Education for Persons with Hearing Impairments
ESN 835: Communication Systems
ESN 836: Aural Habilitation for Learners with Hearing Impairment
ESN 837: Problems and Issues in Education of Learners with Hearing Impairment

OR: Visual Impairment
ESN 838: Advanced Braille and Tactile Graphics
ESN 839: Methods and Materials for Students with Visual Impairment
ESN 840: Low Vision
ESN 841: Problems and Issues in Education of Students with Visual  Impairment

OR: Autism Spectrum Disorders
ESN 842: Education of Learners with Autism
ESN 843: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies for Learners with Autism ESN 844: Assessment and Intervention Strategies for learners with Autism ESN 845: Problems and Issues in Education of Students with Autism

Additional Courses for Students Pursuing Project Option
Students pursuing project option will be required to take the following 4 units
ESN 806: Inclusive Education
ESN 807: Early Childhood Intervention in Special Needs Education
ESN 808: Disability and the Law
ESN 809: Guidance and Counselling for Students with SNE and their Families

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
ESN 846: Concepts and principles of behaviour analysis
ESN 847: Ethical and professional conduct
ECC 800: Research Methods in Education
ESN 849: Assessment and treatment of problem behaviour
ESN 850: Skill acquisition
ESN 851: Organizational Behaviour Management

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