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Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The School of Education at American University in Dubai offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree focused on the essential work of teacher education for practicing and prospective teachers who love children and aspire to excellence.
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Overview

Real-world, interactive learning takes place in a dynamic classroom setting. 

Education students from American University in Dubai engage in case study analyses, personalized research projects and presentations, visual thinking routines, supervised fieldwork, and benefit from individualized mentoring by a faculty advisor.

The graduate degree program is designed  with a number of target audiences in mind:

  • Practicing elementary and secondary school teachers or teaching assistants who may or may not  have an undergraduate degree in Education
  • Career changers who are passionate about making a difference in children’s lives
  •  University graduates who have no prior teaching experience and wish to pursue a graduate degree in education with the intention of working in fields related to education.
The M.Ed. is a research-based 36-credit hour professionally oriented program. Aligned with commonly recognized international standards, the program aims to provide the region with educators who are not only credentialed but highly qualified.  Faculty and students work together to develop and deepen pride in the profession, cultural competence and a shared commitment to ethical practice.

Career

At AUD our ultimate goals is to produce well-rounded, employable graduates, equipped with knowledge and experience of the workplace as well as a university degree.

We offer exciting opportunities for undergraduates and graduates looking to gain experience in a variety of different fields such as IT, design, research and business. If you have a desire to learn AND earn in a unique environment. You might be just what we’re looking for.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Human Development
  • Differentiating Instruction for all Learners 
  • Curriculum, instruction and assessment 
  • Principles of learning and classroom management
  • Special needs and iclusion
  • Technological applications in the classroom

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited national or regional institutional body, achieving a 3.00 GPA or better in undergraduate study.
  • International TOEFL®or Academic IELTSTM or the equivalent score on another internationally-recognized English exam. PBT is accepted from specific centers in the UAE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    986 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 986 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    986 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 986 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

AED 3,990 per credit

Living costs for Dubai

  • 5300 - 9200 AED/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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