Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction (MEDCI)

The master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction focuses on training learners to become teachers in schools and lecturers at institutions of higher learning, curriculum designers and developers, curriculum reviewers, analysts, evaluators, researchers and curriculum experts in any education-related organisation. The programme is made up of eleven core modules and six elective modules. 

What we offer

Graduates of this programme can:

  • Develop appropriate learning and teaching content that resonates with the advocated outcome-based learning and teaching
  • Facilitate learning and teaching in secondary schools and tertiary institutions
  • Develop curricular that address the current needs of society
  • Execute knowledge of educational technology and e-learning to develop and implement activities that promote open, distance and mobile learning
  • Apply knowledge of Microsoft Windows to manage electronic files and folders, PowerPoint and other tools for learning and teaching
  • Implement different principles and practices of curriculum and assessment to effective implementation of curriculum and assessment of students’ learning
  • Apply different models of curriculum evaluation in their evaluation of different curricula
  • Analyse curriculum in terms of how it is unpacked into its component parts
  • Apply research processes and procedures applicable to curriculum development and instruction
  • Design processes of assessment and moderation of students’ work
  • Evaluate quality assurance issues in education as well as the contemporary issues in curriculum development

Who is this course for?

Skills needed

  • Innovation, creativity and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Computer skills
  • Flexibility in carrying out functions and duties
  • Possession of essential psychosocial competency
  • Adaptability to changing educational environment
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Good planning and analytical skills
  • Good writing and evaluation skills
  • Good research skills

Career prospects

  • Lecturer at relevant institutions of higher learning
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Curriculum designer
  • Curriculum developer and implementer
  • Curriculum analyst
  • Curriculum evaluator
  • Policy maker in education
  • Educational technologist
  • Researcher in education
  • Quality assurance officer
  • Curriculum expert at the local, regional and national curriculum education offices

Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction (MEDCI)

The master of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction focuses on training learners to become teachers in schools and lecturers at institutions of higher learning, curriculum designers and developers, curriculum reviewers, analysts, evaluators, researchers and curriculum experts in any education-related organisation. The programme is made up of eleven core modules and six elective modules. 

Pay as you learn $195/month

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