Departmental Special Regulations for the MEd (Curriculum and Instruction)
Subject to the provisions of General Regulations 400 and the Faculty of Education Special Regulations 41.0, the following Departmental Special Regulations shall apply.
Entrance into the MEd (Curriculum and Instruction) shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.1.
The structure of the MEd (Curriculum and Instruction) programme shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.5.
All students will be required to take the following core courses.
EFF 640 Integrated Foundations of Education
EFF 641 Educational Research I
EFF 642 Educational Research II
EFC 643 Principles of Teaching and Learning
EFC 644 Curriculum Development
EFC 645 Instructional Design
Plus any two of the following optional courses:
EFC 646 The Theory of Programme Design and Evaluation
EFC 647 The Practice of Programme Design and Evaluation
EFC 648 Curriculum Seminar
EFA 640 Introduction to the Foundations of Educational Management
EFA 642 Instructional Supervision
EFB 642 Gender, Curriculum and Instruction
With the consent of the Head of Department and agreement with the cognate department, a maximum of two courses may be taken from another MEd specialisation, from another Master’s programme at the University of Botswana or from an approved Master’s programme of another university.
In the Level Two of the programme, students shall take the Dissertation route or the Research Essay route.
Dissertation Route - The Dissertation route shall be in accordance with Faculty of Education Special Regulation 41.55.
EFC 761 Dissertation
Research Essay Route -
The research route shall be in accordance with Faculty of Education Special Regulation 41.56.
EFC 751 Research Essay
Plus four optional courses from the following
or from Level One optional courses not previously taken:
EFC 740 Educational Planning and Evaluation
EFC 743 Managing the Curriculum and Resources
EFC 744 Classroom Observation
EFC 745 Research in Teaching Methodology
EFC 750 Special Topics in Curriculum Development