Curriculum Studies, M.Ed. | The University of the West Indies | Bridgetown, Barbados
12 months
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18525 USD/year
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About

At Curriculum Studies from The University of the West Indies participants are invited to examine and re-envision beliefs about personal practice and education training.

Overview

At Curriculum Studies from The University of the West Indies participants build on and refine expertise in curriculum against the backdrop of theoretical foundations of curriculum, curriculum design and curriculum innovation and change.

You will discover:

  • The dynamic and interesting nature of curriculum and instruction - from design to evaluation
  • Your role as an instructional leader, as a change agent - why do some people resist change while others embrace it?
  • Your creative imagination as you design effective learning opportunities for all ages e.g. through the integration of Universal Design with Differentiated Instruction
  • Your technical ability and dexterity as you effectively use technology to facilitate the design, delivery and management of face-to-face, online and blended/hybrid instruction

Students at Curriculum Studies from The University of the West Indies will:

  • Advance their career as educators, whether in a primary, secondary or tertiary institution or a non-school setting
  • Contribute at the national level e.g. at the Ministry of Education, TVET Council etc. as a Curriculum Officer/Specialist
  • Contribute at the regional level e.g. at a testing and assessment organisation such as CXC as a Curriculum Specialist
  • Continue to the Postgraduate programme

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum 
  • Curriculum Design for Caribbean Settings
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree of at least Lower Second Class Honours and the Diploma in Education of The University of the West Indies or any other diploma or certificate in Education acceptable to the School of Education;
  • A Bachelor’s degree with courses in Education acceptable to the School of Education; 
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a Teacher’s College Certificate that are both acceptable to the School of Education;
  • The Bachelor of Education Degree of the UWI or 
  • Any qualification deemed to be equivalent by the appropriate committee of the Faculty of Humanities and Education.
  • Application Processing Fee
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports (PDF)
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas
  • Marriage Certificate (where applicable) (certified or notarised copy)
  • Legal Affidavit or deed poll if your present name is different from that on the Birth Certificate (certified or notarised copy)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18525 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18525 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • International students Part-Time: 9525 USD
  • UGC-Funded for national students: BDS$ 6,000.00 and 3,000.00 for part time option per year.

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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