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MPhil English


Programme: MPhil English Education

Objectives of the Programme
The objectives of the programme are to:
i. Provide students with content knowledge in English Education.
ii. Provide students with pedagogical skills required for teaching English Language effectively.
iii. Equip students with applied research skills in English Education.
iv. Equip students with knowledge and understanding in theoretical and practical approaches for engaging in English Language curriculum decision making.

Uniqueness and Justification of the Programme

The proposal to introduce Master of Philosophy in English Education programme at the Christian Service University College is particularly in response to the demands of government policy that teachers attain a higher degree to teach at some levels. The programme therefore expands access to qualified applicants to pursue higher degree programme, in English Education, to teach English language and literature at the second cycle and tertiary institutions. Thus, the programme will help fulfil the National Council for Tertiary Education requirement for teaching at the Colleges of Education and other tertiary institutions, as proposed in the scheme of service for staff of tertiary education in Ghana.

Entry Requirements

In line with the Admission requirements of the University of Cape Coast, to which the programme is to be affiliated:
i. Applicants are expected to possess a minimum of 2nd Class (Lower Division) Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed.) with a major in English language and literature.
ii. M.Ed. degree holders in Arts may apply.
iii. M.A. /M.Phil. Degree holders in Arts with education background may also apply.

Duration of programme

The programme is a 2 year programme
The student must:
• obtain a minimum of 60 credits and 2.50 FGPA,
• pass all taught courses,
• complete and submit thesis report,
Fulfill all requirements of the University College, Faculty and Department for graduation

Employment prospects

Job opportunities for the graduates are available in:
• Ghana Education Service as heads of school or professional graduate teachers.
• Colleges of Education as lecturers
• Public and Private educational institutions as heads
• Curriculum and Research Unit of the Ministry of Education/ Ghana Education Service
• Curriculum or training units of public and private educational institutions
• Education Units of Firms / Churches / Institutions / NGOs /Development Agencies etc.

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