Master of Education Degree in Gender Education

Departmental Special Regulations for the MEd (Gender Education)

Preamble

Subject to the provisions of General Regulations 40.0 and the Faculty of Education Special Regulations 41.0, the following Departmental Special Regulations shall apply.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance into the MEd (Gender Education) shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.1.

Programme Structure

The structure of the MEd (Gender Education) 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

EFB 641 Introduction to Gender in Education

EFB 643 Feminist Theories and Gender Analysis

EFB 640 Feminist Research and Pedagogy

Plus any two of the following optional courses

EFB 642 Gender, Curriculum and Instruction

EFB 644 Gender and Human Diversity

EFB 646 Gender, Health and Population Issues in Education (Temporary Suspended)

EFB 648 The Gender Perspective in Educational Policy, Planning and Evaluation (Temporary Suspended)

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.

EFB 761 Dissertation

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

EFB 751 Research Essay

Plus four optional courses from the following

EFB 741 Comparative Studies of Gender Effects in Education (Temporary Suspended)

EFB 743 Gender and Health Education (Temporary Suspended)

EFB 745 Gender in Educational Leadership

EFB 747 Politics of Gender in Educational Organisations

EFR 743 Gender Bias in Assessment and Evaluation (Temporary Suspended)

EFB 750 Special Topics in Gender Education

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.