FACULTY OF EDUCATION
REGULATIONS FOR THE UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE DEGREES
1.1 These regulations shall be read in conjunction with the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees and General Academic Regulations for Post Graduate Diplomas and Doctorate Degrees hereinafter referred to as General Postgraduate Regulations.
1.2 These regulations are in respect of the following programmes offered by the Faculty of Education:
· Diploma in Adult Education
· Bachelor of Adult Education
· Bachelor of Education (with specialization in the listed areas): African Languages, Accounting, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, English, Geography, History, Fashion and Textiles and Educational Foundations. In addition to these, the Faculty offers support modules in Introduction to Gender Studies and Educational Technology.
1.3 The Faculty of Education also offers the following Postgraduate Programmes:
· Postgraduate Diploma in Education
· Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education
· Master of Education in Curriculum Studies
· Master of Education in Educational Psychology
· Master of Education in Sociology of Education
· Master of Education in Educational Management
· Master of Education in Philosophy of Education
· Master of Education (with specialisation in the listed areas): African Languages, English, Fashion and Textiles, Geography, History and Mathematics.
1.4 The appropriate degree will be awarded to a student who has successfully completed an approved programme in accordance with these regulations.
1.5 The Bachelor of Education degree is for a duration of four semesters of full time study, six semesters on Block Release and eight semesters for honours programmes.
1.6 The Gender Studies department offers the Introduction to Gender Studies module which is compulsory to all Level 2.1 students across all faculties. To this end, the 4 credit module GS201, Introduction to Gender Studies is listed along with all Level 2 Semester 1 programme structures in all departments.
2. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
2.1 Normal Entry
For one to qualify for normal entry to a diploma or degree programme in the Faculty of Education, he/she must satisfy the general entry requirements specified in the General Regulations and must also meet the requirements specified in the following programmes:
2.1.1 Bachelor of Education Degree (B.Ed)
· Should possess a teaching qualification approved by the University
· Have a minimum of two years post qualification experience.
· Normally have `A' Level passes in the proposed teaching subject
· Must have passed a selection test where necessary
· Normally be employed as a full time teacher in an approved secondary school or college or doing appropriate educational work throughout the duration of the programme.
2.1.2 Bachelor of Education (Honours) degree To qualify for entry, candidates should have at least 2 "A" levels in the relevant subjects.
2.1.3 Bachelor of Adult Education To qualify for entry, candidates should hold a Bachelor of Adult Education degree or a related degree.
2.1.4 Masterof Education Degree To be eligible for the programme, an applicant must have:
126.96.36.199 completed a minimum of two years of approved educational work.
188.8.131.52 obtained a B.Ed degree or approved equivalent from any recognized university in the appropriate subject area.
184.108.40.206 obtained a Degree and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education or approved equivalent from any recognized university.
2.1.5 Post Graduate Diploma in Education
2.1.6 Diploma in Adult Education
3. GENERAL PROVISIONS
3.1 Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Degree
3.1.1 For the Bachelor of Education programme, a candidate should study at least 19 modules as follows:
At least 8 common modules, 8 core modules from the teaching subject area, two optional modules from the teaching subject areas and from Gender Studies.
3.1.2 In each semester, a student shall register for at least 5 modules and a block release student shall register for at least 3 modules.
3.2 A student shall not be admitted into the following semester or higher level module unless he/she has passed all pre-requisites for the module prior to the start of the semester in which he/she intends to study that module.
3.3 A student may change his/her registration for modules to be taken in any semester during the first two weeks of that semester.
4.1 The assessment of a practical field module or project modules hall be based on written reports submitted to a Departmental Board.
4.2 All other modules shall be assessed by continuous assessment and formal examination.
4.2.1 Continuous assessment shall constitute for 40% of the final assessment.
4.2.2 Written examinations shall constitute 60% of the final assessment
4.2.3 In order to pass, a candidate should obtain at least 50% of continuous assessment and examination combined.
5. FAILURE TO SATISFY THE EXAMINERS
5.1 Refer to Section 9 of the General Regulations
6. GRADING AND CLASSIFICATION OF DEGREE/DIPLOMA
6.1 To be awarded a Diploma in Education, a student must pass all modules and must have attained at least 48 credits.
6.2 To be awarded a Bachelor of Education degree, a student must pass all modules and must have attained at least 84 credits.
6.3 The classification of all modules and degrees shall be as stated in Section 5 of the General Regulations.
6.4 The classification of all modules and Diplomas shall be as stated in Section 21 of the General Regulations.
7. DEGREE WEIGHTING
Refer to Section 5 of the General Regulations.
7.1 Academic levels shall be considered for purposes of degree weighting as follows:
B.Ed full time - 50% for each of the two levels
B.Ed Block Release - 331/3 for each of the three levels
8. REMARKING OF EXAMINATIONS Refer to Section 11.10 of the General Regulations.
9. HONORARY DEGREES / HONORIS CAUSA The Faculty may award Degrees, "Honoris Causa"
9.1 Master of Education (MEd)
9.2 Doctor of Education (EdD)