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MASTER OF SCIENCE

(Principalship)

The Master of Science (Msc) is offered in two (2) structures; coursework and full research.

  • (A) COURSEWORK

    Component Educational Management (EM)
    Core courses 11 credit hours
    Research 7 credit hours
    Specialisations & Elective 18 credit hours
    Project Paper 6 credit hours
    Total credit hours 42 credit hours

    CORE COURSES (11 CREDIT HOURS)

    SGDU5024 Leadership in Education
    SGDU5063 Human Resource Development in Education
    SGDU5074 Strategic Management in Education

    RESEARCH COMPONENT (7 CREDIT HOURS)

    SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
    SGDP5053 Statistics in Education

    SPECIALISATION COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)

    SPECIALISATION COURSES (12 CREDIT HOURS)
    SGDU5013 Instructional Leadership and Supervision
    SGDU5053 Principalship and School Management
    SGDU5083 Creativity in Management for Effective Schools
    SGDU5113 Governance and Administration of Schools

    ELECTIVE COURSES (6 CREDIT HOURS)
    Choose 2 courses from the courses listed below:

    SGDG6023 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Educational Management
    SGDU6033 Organizational Behaviour in Education
    SGDU6093 Quality Management in Education

    PAPER PROJECT

    SGDZ6996 Master’s Project

  • (B) RESEARCH

    Students are required to:

    1. present and defend proposed research to a committee;
    2. present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School;
    3. attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and
    4. submit a final thesis.

    Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least a B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrolment):

    1. SZRZ6014 Research Methodology;
    2. SCLE6014 Academic Writing; and/or
    3. any other courses as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.