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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Education

Program Name : Bachelor of Education (Adult Education)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 34


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 6

Description : BGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade C in English Language. Preference shall be given to applicants with some work experience in adult education. Applicants possessing a Diploma in Adult Education or related field will be considered for entry at Level 300. Preference shall be given to applicants with some work experience in adult education. Holders of a Certificate in Education or its equivalent plusBGCSE with at least three grades at a minimum of grade C shall enter at Level 100. Relevant work experience in counselling or guidance and counselling shall be an added advantage. Holders of a Certificate in Education or its equivalent who do not meet the requirements above but who have experience in counselling or guidance and counselling shall be admitted into Level 100 of the programme. Applicants seeking admission through this route shall submit recommendation letters and proof of experience in counselling or guidance and counselling. Applicants with a Diploma or its equivalent in Adult Education, Home Economics, Nursing, Physical Health and Recreation, Primary Education or Secondary Education, Social Work or Theology, or any other relevant field shall be admitted into either Level 200 or Level 300 on the basis of accumulated credits in the area of Counsellor Education. Relevant work experience shall be an added advantage. Entrance Requirements The normal entrance qualifications shall be the following:

  • For Level 100, a minimum of 3 credits in the BGCSE or its equivalent, with credit in English Language, or as specified in General Regulations 2.2.2 and 2.2.3. Preference will be given to those applicants with some experience in adult education.
  • For Level 200, requirements will be as stipulated in General Regulation 2.2.4.
  • For Level 300, the requirement is a Diploma or its equivalent in Adult Education or a related field.
Assessment

Assessment shall be in accordance with Departmental Special Regulations 1.3.1 to 3.3

Award of the Degree

Award of the Degree shall be in accordance with General Academic Regulations 00.85.

Progression from Semester to Semester

Progression from one semester to the next shall be in accordance with General Academic Regulation 00.9.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  HISTORICAL & PHILOSOPHICAL FOUND. OF ADULT ED Credits : 3
  THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ADULT LEARNING Credits : 3
  PROGRAMME PLANNING AND EVCALUATION Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  SUPERVISING ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMMES Credits : 3
  RURAL DEVELOPMENT & RURAL EXTENSION Credits : 3
  PSYCHOLOGY & THE ADULT LEARNER Credits : 3
  PROMOTING COMMUNITY ENTERP. & ECONOMIC PROJ. Credits : 3
  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  TEACHING METHODS FOR ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  GENDER ISSUES IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUCATION AND THE WORLD OF WORK Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  COMMUNITY PROJECT PLANNING MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  INTEGRATED SKILLS PROJECT Credits : 3
  PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT METHODS Credits : 3
  ADULT BASIC EDUCATION AND TRAINING Credits : 3
  COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  LIFELONG LEARNING Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  ORGANISATION AND MANGEMENT IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  LEADERSHIP IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  EVALUATION METHODS IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  INSTRUCT. MEDIA & MATERIALS DEV. IN ADULT ED. Credits : 3
  COUNSELLING IN LIFELONG LEARNING Credits : 3
  ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ISSUES IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUCATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  RESEARCH DESIGN IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  PRACTICUM IN ADULT EDUCATION METHODS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  URBAN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  TOPICS IN ADULT LITERACY Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUC., DEMOCRACY, PEACE & HUMAN RIGHTS Credits : 3
  DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ADULT EDUCATION AND DEV. Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT Credits : 3
  TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  EVALUATION METHODS IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  INSTRUCT. MEDIA & MATERIALS DEV. IN ADULT ED. Credits : 3
  COUNSELLING IN LIFELONG LEARNING Credits : 3
  ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ISSUES IN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUCATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNITY ECONOMIC PROJECTS Credits : 3
  POLICY DEVELOPMENT FOR LIFELONG LEARNING Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  URBAN ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  TOPICS IN ADULT LITERACY Credits : 3
  ADULT EDUC., DEMOCRACY, PEACE & HUMAN RIGHTS Credits : 3
  DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND ADULT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.
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