Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Education

Education (Common Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the 30 ECTS credits in Education Studies, students are required to register for 10 ECTS credits in a Main Teaching Area and 5 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Teaching Area, for a total of 45 ECTS credits.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS5001 Themes in Education 1 5 ECTS
EPE5001 Creating Positive Learning Environments 5 ECTS
LLI5001* Field Placement 1 10 ECTS

*LLI5001 is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2020-21 and continue up to the end of Semester 2 of academic year 2021-22.


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS5003 Educational Contexts: Contexts, Conditions and Communities of Learners 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS5002 Educational Contexts: Learners and Learning 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the 20 ECTS credits in Education Studies, students are required to register for 10 ECTS credits in a Main Teaching Area and 5 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Teaching Area, for a total of 35 ECTS credits.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS5004 Research Component A: Preparing for the Dissertation 10 ECTS
IAL5001 Themes in Education 2 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDS5005 Educational Contexts: Curricula and Pedagogies 5 ECTS




YEAR THREE

In addition to the 30 ECTS credits in Education Studies, students are required to register for 5 ECTS credits in a Main Teaching Area and 5 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Teaching Area, for a total of 40 ECTS credits.


Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

EDU5001 Research Component B: The Dissertation 20 ECTS
LLI5002 Field Placement 2 10 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Master in Teaching and Learning - MTL - under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.
 
Last Updated: 27 May 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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