Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe

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Educational Leadership

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The responsibilities of educational leadership typically fall to local administrators, such as superintendents and principals, and might include deans or department heads. These professionals often work with teachers, students and parents and are often responsible to create policies to improve the existing educational systems.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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Master In Education Sciences - Theory, Practice And Evaluation Of Teaching

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Educational Sciences: Theory, Practice and Evaluation of Instruction (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives 1. To promote and support quality teaching through the analysis of sociological, philosophical and psychological assumptions regarding the organization, conduct and evaluation of teaching. 2. To contribute to the modernization of teaching, guiding and exercising advisory role both in the development programs at school level and in terms of the organization, conduct and evaluation of teaching. 3. Deepen the research findings as well as methodological issues relating to the organization and conduct of teaching. 4. To utilize the latest technology for teaching and learning purposes. 5. Deepen issues expertise, manufacturing achievements essays, analysis and documentation of learning outcomes and monitoring the academic progress of students. 6. Apply a variety of techniques for systematic observation and evaluation of teaching. 7. Deepen knowledge on issues, related to the pedagogical guidance and staff development. 8. Exercise role of "catalyst" to quality teaching, school culture and school vision and development of the school unit as a whole. 9. To critically examine educational research results and their implications in the school unit daily work and organize their own research effort. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Teaching Of Language And Literature

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education: Science Teaching Language and Literature (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives Get acquainted with the necessary research and methodological tools in order to lead them to independent scientific research through the development of critical thinking and acquisition of skills for managing scientific aspects of language and literature. Acquire all those specialized knowledge and methods that are necessary for a variety of innovative applications, linguistics, teaching-methodological and pedagogical, with emphasis on interactive environments and interdisciplinary concepts. Cultivate their interest in linguistic diversity, cultural and cultural wealth, develop skills that will gradually act as resultant development of intercultural communication practices. Deepen the methodology according to their interests, starting from purely theoretical insights and reaching as field investigations and case studies. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Music Education

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education: Science Music Education (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives 1. Preparing the education system managers with a deeper knowledge in Music and Music Pedagogy and didactics. 2. To analyze the philosophical, sociological and psychological dimensions of education and understand their importance for effective teaching and learning in Music. 3. To acquire specialized knowledge, methods and approaches that will help them innovate in the field of music and their teaching. 4. Acquire skills to manage practical aspects of the teaching of music and design educational interventions for effective solution of problems in various contexts. 5. Select and produce teaching materials based on current trends in teaching music, enhancing and developing musical creativity of students. 6. To monitor the progress of modern research in the teaching of music and familiarize themselves with the necessary research and methodological tools. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Educational Technology

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education Sciences: Educational Technology (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives 1. To prepare teachers who will be able to apply modern design approaches to teaching through the use of educational technology. 2. Apply in practice the results of research and innovations related to the use of technology in the teaching program. 3. Promote and / or identify teaching means for the design of teaching and to inform other teachers. 4. Monitor research results and trends in educational technology. 5. Assume the same action-research and communicate the results of their research efforts in the educational community. 6. To act as agents of change in their professional environment. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Arts In Education

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 2 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Education Sciences: Arts and Education (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Masters Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full and part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: 7.1 Purpose The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator. 7.2 Objectives 1. Preparing the education system managers with a deeper knowledge in the Arts and in their teaching. 2. To monitor the progress of modern research into the teaching of Arts and familiarize themselves with the necessary research and methodological tools. 3. To acquire specialized knowledge, methods and approaches that will help them innovate in the field of the arts and their teaching. 4. Acquire skills to manage practical aspects of the teaching of the arts. 5. Select and produce teaching materials based on current teaching trends of Music and Fine Arts. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program have the following options: 9.1 To seek management position at school level (eg Manager, Assistant Manager) and / or the Ministry of Education and Culture (eg Inspector). 9.2 To work as trainers at the Pedagogical Institute. 9.3 Understand academic position at a higher education institution. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the program can pursue doctoral studies. [-]

Master in Informatics Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). [+]

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). This cycle of studies aims at training well-informed, critical and active professional Informatics Teachers that are able: to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the framework of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and in the information society; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]

Master of Philosophy Teaching in the Secondary School

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Conducive cycle of studies to the Master's Degree in Philosophy Teaching in Secondary Education, created in the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching Philosophy for secondary education, as provided by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for the Teaching in Preschool Education and Basic and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of May 14 and Declaration of Rectification No. 32/2014). [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. The Conducive cycle of studies to the Master's Degree in Philosophy Teaching in Secondary Education, created in the implementation of the Bologna process, provides professional qualification for teaching Philosophy for secondary education, as provided by the Law of Vocational Qualification System for the Teaching in Preschool Education and Basic and Secondary Education (Decree-Law no 79/2014 of May 14 and Declaration of Rectification No. 32/2014). This cycle of studies Philosophy aims to train teachers for secondary education that professionals are informed, critical and active, able to: rebuild their thinking and action throughout life; structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learning in the context of the integral development of individuals and their full inclusion in school and society; incorporate methodologies guided by the principles of reflexivity, auto-detection, creativity and innovation, giving pride of place to research, not only as a source of knowledge but rather as a way of knowing and intervening; develop a conscious action, deliberate and responsible in the context of professional practice. [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education and Community Intervention, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: providing a theoretical and conceptual framework operationalised in terms of temporal principles, models and manifestations of adult education and community intervention; providing the knowledge of a set of methods, techniques and strategies applied in the field of adult education and community intervention; enabling an operational adaptation to the mediation and evaluation demands in the professional contexts of adult education and community intervention; streamlining processes of practical application of the knowledge acquired in concrete situations of adult education, animation and community intervention; and developing research skills in the field of adult education and community intervention. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Adult Education and Community Intervention. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master´s Degree in Education - Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Education, Area of Specialisation in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training, is a professional cycle of studies organised according to the principles arising from the Bologna Declaration. This master's aims at: providing founded and problematising knowledge of theories and practices of educational mediation and supervision in training in the diverse contexts of professional intervention; developing conceptual models and devices and methodologically appropriate for programmes and projects in the field of intervention and supervision in training, and mediation; developing research methodologies in education adjusted to the study on and to the intervention in processes of educational mediation and supervision in training; and enabling for the autonomous practice of educational mediation and supervision in training. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialisation Certificate in Educational Mediation and Supervision in Training. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Education. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Adult Education

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education, is a cycle of studies that aims to develop competencies in the areas of educational policies, history and basics of Adult Education, pedagogy, training and research methodologies, sociology of non-school education, adult education projects design, management and assessment, and socio-educational intervention. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Adult Education, is a cycle of studies that aims to develop competencies in the areas of educational policies, history and basics of Adult Education, pedagogy, training and research methodologies, sociology of non-school education, adult education projects design, management and assessment, and socio-educational intervention. The master's degree aims at promoting the scientific and professional development of the master's students, consistently with the demands felt in this field in the international arena, as well as with the requirements of a master's degree that clearly undertakes a scientific and pedagogical rigorous perspective and the commitment towards fundamental values for a democratic society. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies, is mainly aimed at professionals involved in education and training institutions (such as universities and higher education schools, elementary and secondary schools, training centres) and in institutions with educational competencies (such as education associations and municipalities educational services, recreation centres, development projects and institutions, movements and networks of educating cities, and companies). [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies, is mainly aimed at professionals involved in education and training institutions (such as universities and higher education schools, elementary and secondary schools, training centres) and in institutions with educational competencies (such as education associations and municipalities educational services, recreation centres, development projects and institutions, movements and networks of educating cities, and companies). The cycle of studies will focus on scientific areas, such as Sociology of Education, Educational Policy and Research Methodology. The master's degree aims at promoting the scientific and professional development of the master's students, consistently with the demands felt in this field in the international arena, as well as with the requirements of a master's degree that clearly undertakes a scientific and pedagogical rigorous perspective and the commitment towards fundamental values for a democratic society. The completion of the first grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology of Education and Educational Policies. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master’s Degree in Educational Sciences - Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [+]

The cycle of studies leading to the Master's degree in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialisation in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation, is primarily intended for specialised training of professionals of all levels of education and teaching, especially those that perform functions of coordination and guidance related to curriculum management; teachers wishing to reinforce their skills in building class and school curriculum projects; supervisors and advisers that accompany the Initiation to Professional Practice; technicians and consultants who, in different local or national organisations and projects, intervene in the design, development and evaluation of curricula and teaching material, or supervise curriculum development and innovation projects. The training path in this area of specialisation will enable master's students to acquire and develop knowledge and skills in curriculum development; discuss policies, models, processes and practices in curriculum; build design, management and project evaluation devices, framed within the requirements of educational innovation and develop research skills and knowledge production relevant to the transformation of curriculum practices in different educational and training contexts. The completion of the first year grants students a Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Development and Educational Innovation. The successful completion of the master's programme grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. [-]

Master In Education Sciences - Educational Leadership And Administration

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia Greece Athens + 2 more

EDUC-510B Educational Research: Principles and Methods Qualitative and Quantitative Research 3 9 3 [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. Academic Path: Section: A - Research and Evaluation Min. Credits: 6 Max. Credits: 6 Min. ECTS Credits: 18 Max. ECTS Credits: 18 Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-510B Educational Research: Principles and Methods Qualitative and Quantitative Research 3 9 3 EDUC-511B Principles and Methods Qualitative Research 3 9 3 EDUC-512B Quantitative Research and Educational Statistics 3 9 3 EDUC-610A Measurement and Assessment in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-611 outposts Qualitative Research Methods 3 9 3 EDUC-612A outposts Forms Statistical Analysis 3 9 3 Section: B - Theoretical Bases of Education Min. Credits: 3 Max. Credits: 3 Min. ECTS Credits: 9 Max. ECTS Credits: 9 Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-500 Philosophical Dimensions in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-501A Psychological Dimensions in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-502A Sociological Dimensions in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-503 Educational Movements and modernity 3 9 3 EDUC-504 Comparative Education 3 9 3 EDUC-505 Theory and Practice of Intercultural Education 3 9 3 EDUC-601 Learning and Cognition 3 9 3 Section: C - Educational Leadership and Management Min. Credits: 9 Max. Credits: 9 Min. ECTS Credits: 27 Max. ECTS Credits: 27 Notes: The EDUC-570 course is a prerequisite for all courses. Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-570 Concepts, Principles and Models of Educational Administration 3 9 3 EDUC-571 Organization and School Management 3 9 3 EDUC-572 Observation and Evaluation of Teaching 3 9 3 Section: D - Constrained Elective - Educational Leadership and Management Min. Credits: 3 Max. Credits: 9 Min. ECTS Credits: 9 Max. ECTS Credits: 27 Notes: Figure A: 3 courses (9 CR / 27 ECTS) or Figure B: 1 lesson (3 CR / 9 ECTS) and EDUC-699 Master's Thesis (6 CR / 18 ECTS) The EDUC-697 and EDUC-699 developed in the field of Educational Leadership and Management. Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-553A Educational Management and Technology 3 9 3 EDUC-568 Models of Educational Effectiveness 3 9 3 EDUC-573 Effectiveness and School Improvement 3 9 3 EDUC-574 Introduction Innovations in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-575 Principles and Models of Training and Development Personnel 3 9 3 EDUC-576A Self Assessment School 3 9 3 EDUC-577 Planning and Decision Making in Education 3 9 3 EDUC-578A Politics, Democracy and Educational Leadership 3 9 3 EDUC-579 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3 9 3 EDUC-671 Educational Policy 3 9 3 EDUC-697 Individual Study 3 9 3 Section: E - Seminars Min. Credits: 3 Max. Credits: 3 Min. ECTS Credits: 9 Max. ECTS Credits: 9 Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-591 Seminar I: Thematic Fields Direction 1 3 1 EDUC-592 Seminar II: Organization and Qualitative Data Analysis 1 3 1 EDUC-593 Seminar III: Organization and Analysis of Quantitative Data 1 3 1 Section: F - Master Thesis Min. Credits: 6 Max. Credits: 6 Min. ECTS Credits: 18 Max. ECTS Credits: 18 Notes: EDUC-699 Master Thesis is compulsory for Scheme B is prepared in the field of Educational Leadership and Management. Course Id Title Credits Credits ECTS Teaching Hours EDUC-699 Master Thesis 6 18 0 [-]

Master in Training Teachers of General Subjects at Lower and Higher Secondary Schools - Music + Musical Instrument

Charles University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study programme, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic disciplines designed to give the graduate substantial knowledge in all these, in correspondence to the MA level. [+]

Music The core expertise taught within the MA study builds on the preceding BA study programme, and consists of a set of symbiotically interconnected linguistic, literary and didactic disciplines designed to give the graduate substantial knowledge in all these, in correspondence to the MA level. Instrument The aim is to educate a school-leaver who is able to teach instrument playing (piano or violin) at different kinds of music schools. The study is tied with preceding bachelor study, concentrated on gaining special musical knowledge and abilities. Master study degree focuses on collaboration with pedagogical and psychological subjects and with praxis at basic and high schools to development of musical pedagogical skills. The subjects take account of pedagogical orientation of master degree. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria 1. Exam in first branch – Music (max. 30 points) 2. Exam in second branch – Instrument (max. 30 points) 3. Oral exam – assessing the applicants’ general awareness of pedagogy and psychology, and their motivation to study the chosen subjects – a maximum score of 30 points. Total score – 90 points maximum. Music 1. Interview (max. 15 points) - music theory, harmony, musical forms, history of music (max. 10 points) - description of personal musical experience and plans (max. 5 points) 2. Audition (max. 15 points) - Instrumental (piano or violin obligatory, other instruments facultative) and vocal performance in the complete length of cca 10 minutes Instrument 1. Audition – piano or violin (max. 20 points) Performance in the complete length of cca 30 min. contains - 1 sonata, suite, concert, cycle, variations etc., - 1 concert etude, - 2 other compositions of different styles. The number of points is given by complex evaluation of intepretation of individual compositions. Pieces are to be memorized. 2. Interview – piano or violin (max. 10 points) - History of instrument, piano or violin literature (max. 5 points) - Description of personal musical experience and plans (max. 5 points) Pedagogy and Psychology Oral exam – assessing the applicants’ general awareness of pedagogy and psychology, and their motivation to study the chosen subjects – a maximum score of 30 points. Conditions for admission Candidates are admitted to study if they meet all admission requirements: 1. to deliver a certified copy of completion of Bachelor’s degree programme, 2. to pass an entrance examination and reach at least one point in each part and reach required number of points determined by the Dean Preparatory course It´s possible to ask for individual consultations in advance. Information on the exercise of graduates Music The completion of MA degree insures musical knowledge and educational skills. Graduates are able to apply it in the means of current innovative trends. They are qualified to teach music at all levels of schools and music schools as well. Career opportunities include work in the state or the private sphere, children and youth spare-time musical programs. Instrument Graduates would find possibilities to work in different government and private institutions, work as assistants in institutions for spare-time activities of children, young people and adults. They possess knowledge and skills in both components: special and general educational. The curriculums outcome is not qualification for teaching. [-]

Master of Music Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master of Music Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations and was organized together with the Department of Music of the Institute of Letters and Human Sciences (ILCH). [+]

Masters in Educational Leadership in Europe 2017. This Master of Music Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations and was organized together with the Department of Music of the Institute of Letters and Human Sciences (ILCH). It confers professional qualification for teaching in specialized music schools such as conservatories and music academies, in accordance to the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree nr. 79/2014 of May 14th and Correction Declaration nr. 32/2014, which indicates Portaria nr. 693/98 as regulating the specific professional qualifications for professional recruitment in music teaching). This cycle of studies aims at training Music Teachers (in the areas of Instrumental Music, Music Sciences and Choral Direction) that are well-informed, critical and active professionals, and who are able : to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the frame of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and society; to obtain theoretical and technical knowledge for the development of pedagogical and artistic projects in the context of specialized schools; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]