M.A in Education

In Mumbai

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Typology Master
Location Mumbai
  • Master
  • Mumbai

Where and when
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Mahakavi Bhushan Marg Colaba , 400039, Maharashtra, India
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Mahakavi Bhushan Marg Colaba , 400039, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

The Programme is conducted by the Institute of Distance Education, University of Mumbai. The Bombay Teachers' Training College is one of the centres for the programme.

The M.A. in Education Programme is aimed at developing professionals for effective participation in educational activity in different areas. The programme is an innovative post graduate programme in education which emphasizes both disciplinary and professional dimensions of education. The program comprises of 6 core papers and 2 electives to be selected from four papers.

The broad purpose of introducing M.A. in Education programme is to offer education as a liberal arts as well as professional programme and to promote reflections on education. Students will also develop special expertise in chosen areas of study relating more directly to professional needs in the subject.

The introduction of this course will lead to the emergence of a cadre of post graduates who will be capable of looking at Education from a broader socio-cultural perspective, to initiate debates and discussions on various aspects of Education in relation to the larger social milieu and provide inputs for policy formulation. After completion of this course one may proceed to M.Phil. and Ph.D. and generate knowledge in the subject. One could also join Non-Government Organizations or opt for a teaching career in the colleges of education at various levels.

Eligibility for Admission to M.A. Part - I

Those who have passed the B.Ed. /B.A with Education as one of the Elective paper or equivalent degree from other University

M.A. Part I
Paper I - Philosophical Foundations of Education
Paper II - Sociological Foundations of Education
Paper III - Psychological Foundations of Education
Paper IV - Educational Evaluation and Measurement

M.A. Part II
Paper V -Research Methodology in Education
Paper VI - Politics & Economics of Education
Any two of the following electives
Paper VII - Curriculum Development (Elective Paper)
Paper VIII - Comparative education (Elective Paper)
Paper IX - Information & Communication Technology(Elective Paper)
Paper X - Teacher Education (Elective Paper)

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