Master of Education Degree in Educational Management

Departmental Special Regulations for the MEd (Education Management)


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 Requirements

Entrance into the MEd (Educational Management shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.1.

Programme Structure

The structure of the MEd (Educational Management) programme shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.5.

Level One

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

EFA 640 Introduction to Foundations of Educational Management

EFA 641 Educational Policy in National Development

EFA 642 Instructional Supervision

Plus any two of the following optional courses

FIN620 Business Finance

EFA 644 Gender Issues in Educational Management

EFA 645 Management of Innovation and Change

EFA 646 Social Divisions in Educational Management

EFA647 School Observation, Monitoring and Evaluation

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.

Level Two

In 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.

EFA 761 Dissertation

Research Essay Route - The Research Essay route shall be in accordance with Faculty of Education Special Regulation 41.56.

EFA 751 Research Essay

Plus two optional courses from the following

and two from Level One courses not previously taken:

EFA 740 Human Resource management in Education

EFA 741 The Governance of Schools

EFA 742 Self-Development for Educational Managers

ACC 600 Principles of Accounting

EFA 750 Special Topics in Educational Management

In pursuit of academic excellence