Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Education

Master of Arts in Vocational Education (Health and Social Care)
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

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)

TEV5003 VET Pedagogies and Assessment for Teachers 5 ECTS
TEV5004 Introductory Industry-field Placement for Teachers of Vocational Education (Year 1) 5 ECTS
HPE5001 Human Development and Health Care 5 ECTS
HPE5002 Effective Communication and Safe Practices in Health and Social Care 5 ECTS
HPE5003 Equality Diversity and Rights 5 ECTS
HPE5004 Basic Applied Practical Skills for Health and Social Care - 1 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units (20ECTS), students are required to choose BOTH EDU5970 and EDU5971 if they wish to progress to a Masters Degree. Students opting to register for a PG Diploma would need to choose TEV5005.

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)

TEV5006 Advanced Industry-field Placement for Teachers of Vocational Education (Year 2) 10 ECTS

Elective Units

TEV5005 Applied Practical Group Project 10 ECTS




Semester 1

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

HPE5005 Advanced Applied Practical Skills for Health and Social Care - 1 5 ECTS

Elective Units

EDU5970 Fundamentals of Educational Research 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HPE5006 Advanced Applied Practical Skills for Health and Social Care - 2 5 ECTS

Elective Units

EDU5971 Applied Educational Research Methods 5 ECTS




YEAR THREE

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)

TEV5007 Dissertation 30 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 of Arts in Vocational Education - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.

 
Last Updated: 30 September 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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