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Master of Education (Pakistan)


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE), Karachi, Pakistan

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

Religious belief is not a criterion for entry. To gain entry to the course a person must apply for admission and be offered a place in the course.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. a four year Bachelor of Education from a recognised university in Pakistan or another internationally accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 60 per cent pass;
  2. the International Graduate Certificate in Education from Australian Catholic University (ACU), with a credit average minimum;
  3. a post-Year 12 undergraduate degree such as a Bachelor of Arts, Science, Applied Science, Commerce, with a minimum B Grade from an approved university in Pakistan or elsewhere.

In addition to one of the above, all candidates are required to have:

  1. successfully completed the Master of Education Preliminary Course from NDIE, Karachi;
  2. a high degree of proficiency in all aspects of English;
  3. a minimum of two years’ full-time teaching experience plus one year internship as part of the MEd Preliminary program;
  4. the academic capacity to undertake the course and a suitability for the teaching profession.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD601 10 Curriculum Planning and Development (specialist unit)
EDLE622 10 Theory and Practice of Educational Administration and Leadership (elective unit)
EDFD624 10 Perspectives and Issues in Education (core unit)
EDFD625 10 Psychology and Education: Teaching and Learning Issues (core unit)
EDFD626 10 Educational Research Methodologies (specialist unit)
EDFD627 10 Research Project (specialist unit)
EDFD628 10 Educational Planning for Change and Development (specialist unit)
EDFX600 10 Graduate Professional Experience (specialist unit)

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Religious belief is not a criterion for entry.