This is a 30-credit study programme. A candidate should acquire the 30credits within a minimum of 1 year, not necessarily consecutive, provided the student maintains registration throughout.

Objectives:

  • To expand the opportunities for higher studies in Education for those who are already serving in the field
  • To enable personnel already serving in higher educational institutions to obtain specialized knowledge in fields relevant to their professions by offering a variety of new subjects
  • To promote research in areas relevant to the development of Education

The programme consists of course work only. The course work comprises 3 compulsory courses and one optional course.


Programme Code :
ME
Programme Category :
Post Graduate Degree Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
Minimum one year
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Master of Education

The minimum entry requirements for the Master of Education Degree Programme are as follows:

  1. 1. A pass in Bachelor of Education Degree from the Open University of Sri Lanka or any other recognized university with a minimum GPA 3.0 including at least B+ for following courses or in the equivalent courses: Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation, OR

    2. A pass in the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Programme from a recognized university with a minimum GPA 3.0 including at least B+ for following courses or in the equivalent courses: Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation OR

    3. (a) a pass in the Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the Open University of Sri Lanka with “A” or “B” grades in courses adding upto a minimum of 2 ½ credits (Old Syllabus- before 2001) including at least “B” grade in the courses Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation Or with “A” or “B” grades in courses adding upto a minimum of 1 ½ credits (New Syllabus- from 2001 to 2010) including at least “B” grade in the courses Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation OR

    (b) A pass in the Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the Open University of Sri Lanka with “A+ ” or “A” or “A-” or “B+” grades in courses adding up to a minimum of 27 credits (New syllabus-after 2010) including at least “B+” grade in the courses Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation OR

    (a) A pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Natural Sciences) from the Open University of Sri Lanka with “A” or “B” grades in courses adding up to a minimum of 4 credits in any of the courses, including at least 2 credits at levels 5 and 6 (on or before 2011) with at least “B” grades in the courses Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation OR

    (b) A pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Natural Sciences) from the Open University of Sri Lanka, with “A+” or “A” or “A-” or “B+” grades in courses upto a minimum of 72 credits in any of the courses, including at least 36 credits at levels 5 and 6 (after 2011) with at least “B+” grades in courses: Educational Psychology, Foundations of Education and Educational Measurement & Evaluation.

    (c) a pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Natural Sciences) from the Open University of Sri Lanka, with exemptions upto2 credits at Level 5, with A or B grades in courses upto a minimum of 4 credits in any of the courses,including at least 1 ½ credits at Level 6 (on or before 2011). OR

    (d) A pass in Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Natural Sciences) from the Open University of Sri Lanka with exemptions up to 36 credits at Level 5, with ‘A+’ or A or ‘A-’ or ‘B+’ grades in courses up to a minimum of 72 credits in any of the courses, including at least 27credits at Level 6 ( after 2011) OR

    5. A pass at least with a Merit in the Post Graduate Diploma in Special Needs Education from the Open University of Sri Lanka OR

    6. Secured any equivalent qualification acceptable to the Senate OR


Accepting Online Applications from:
27th August 2017
Closing Date for Applications :
08th October 2017
Academic Activities :
06.01.2018 onwards

 

 

Application Fee - Rs. 1,050/=
Registration Fee - Rs. 1,000/=
Facility Fee - Rs. 1,500/=
Library Facility Fee - Rs. Rs. 200/=
Examination Fee - Rs. 6,500/=
Tuition Fee - Rs. 80,000/=
This Post Graduate Degree programme is conducted by the Department of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education. Contact the Programme Coordinator, Dr. F.M. Nawastheen for further details.

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