The Master of Education in Curriculum Design and Development is a new programme offered by the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) through collaboration with UNESCO. The programme is aimed at strengthening capacities among the stakeholders in education and training provision, management, research, monitoring and evaluation. Specifically, the programme, at the different exit levels, targets curriculum developers, teacher educators, graduate serving teachers, school inspectors, examination officers as well as educational planners and policy makers at local and regional level; for the purpose of enhancing their competencies in understanding, leading, researching, planning, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the curriculum and decision making about curriculum and education in general.
Programme structures, requirements, levels, modules, credits and awards
|OEI 621||Curriculum development process||20||Core|
|OEI 622||Curriculum design approaches and models: trends in the national and international contexts||20||Core|
|OEI 623||Curriculum implementation process, management and governance||20||Core|
|OED 626||Research Methodology||20||Core|
|OEI625||Development and use of teaching and learning materials||20||Core|
|OEI624||Issues in Curriculum Research||20||Elective|
|OEI626||Curriculum quality control and assurance||20||Elective|
|OEI627||Assessment of teaching and learning||20||Elective|
|OEI628||Policy dialogue and formulation for curriculum development||20||Elective|
|OED 634||Educational Leadership||20||Elective|
Criteria for admission
A candidate should have at least a first degree or its equivalent, or Postgraduate Diploma and a teaching experience at least 3 years of relevant experience. The minimum class for the degree/PGD qualification should not less than 3.0 (Using the OUT degree classification system).Candidates should have access to the internet to participate in the online sessions and be available to attend the face-to-face intensive sessions.
Mode of Delivery
The course will be offered through a blended mode - 2-week face to face intensive session (10 days of 8 hours each) before the beginning of the academic year, followed by a distance learning mode within a timeframe of the academic year, which runs in a flexible timeframe. The total course duration will be 18 months minimum.
Cost & Fees
Non Tuition Fees
|DESCRIPTION||LOCALS (TSH)||EAC/SADC(USD)||NON SADC/EAC (USD)|
|Student Organization fee (paid annually)||20,000||20||20|
|Quality assurance fee (paid annually)||20,000||20||40|
|Coursework Examination fee per paper||20,000||40||60|
Tution Fee per Unit for Taught Masters Programmes
|Mode Of Delivery||LOCALS (TSH)||EAC/SADC (USD)||NON EAC/SADC (USD)|
Note: Facilitation is meant to cater for taxes, levies, postage cost, courier services, and phone call charges.This fee is also paid by Tanzanians residing outside Tanzania.
Other Recommended Direct Student Cost For Masters by Coursework/Dissertation Students
|ITEM||LOCALS (TSH)||FOREIGN STUDENTS(USD)|
|Research/Field Costs & Consultations||1,500,000||1,000|
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Last updated February 19, 2018