Course information

As education is considered an important part in the development of humans, society and country, skilled manpower in the field of education is a must.  Masters of Education is a two year graduate program designed with the purpose of providing the country with skilled manpower in the field of education. M.Ed. includes professional (core) courses and specialization courses (majors). One of the majors available in M. Ed. is Mathematics Education. This course is designed for those who are interested in enhancing their skills in Mathematics and teaching.

Objectives

As mentioned above M.Ed. course is designed to produce skilled power in the field of education. The objectives of this specific course are:

  • produce qualified teacher educators for Mathematics
  • produce qualified Mathematics teachers
  • introduce and promote innovative practices to the field of education through the students
  • produce efficient educational planners and other experts in the field of education

Scope

After the completion of this degree you can get jobs in both government and private academic institutions. Here are some of the careers you can pursue after the completion of this degree.

  • Mathematics teacher
  • Mathematics teacher educator
  • Mathematics specialist
  • Mathematics consultant
  • Curriculum designer
  • Educational planner
  • Mathematician

Where is this program available

M. Ed. in Mathematics Education is currently available in T.U. and two of its affiliated colleges. Those two colleges  are under the Faculty of Education (FoE) at T.U.

Course Structure

M. Ed. program primarily has two course areas. They are, Professional (Core Course) and Specialization (major). The core courses are compulsory for all the students studying the M.Ed. program. There is also an elective course, which is also a part of the course structure.

  1. Professional (Core Course)

This course area  includes:

  1. Foundation of Education
  2. Psychology in the Classroom
  3. Curriculum Planning and Practices
  4. Measurements and Evaluation
  5. Research Methodology
  6. Teaching Practice
  7. Specialization Course, includes thesis writing

The contents of this course will be as approved by the concerned subject committee.

  1. Electives

The contents of this course will be as approved by the concerned subject committee.

Annual System

In the annual system of T.U., these are some of the courses and the marks allocated to those courses.

First Year

Professional (Core Course),includes teaching and practice/practicum: 250 marks

  • Foundation of Education: 100 marks
  • Psychology in the Classroom: 50 marks
  • Curriculum Planning and Practices: 50 marks

Specialization Course, includes thesis writing: 300 marks

Total marks : 500

Second year

Professional (Core Course), includes teaching and practice/practicum: 150 marks

  • Measurements and Evaluation: 50 marks
  • Research Methodology: 50 marks
  • Teaching Practice: 50 marks

Specialization Course: 300 marks

Elective: 50 marks

Total marks: 500

Semester System

Semester System in T.U. has courses with varying credit hours and each credit hour is equivalent to 16 classroom lectures. Majority of the papers are of 3 credit hours.

First semester

Professional (Core Course):  9 credit hours

Specialization Course: 12 credit hours

Total: 18 credit hours

Second semester

Professional (Core Course):  6 credit hours

Specialization Course: 12 credit hours

Total: 18 credit hours

Third semester

Professional (Core Course):  3 credit hours

Specialization Course: 12 credit hours

Total: 18 credit hours

Fourth semester

Professional (Core Course):  3 credit hours

Elective: 3 credit hours

Thesis Writing: 6 credit hours

Teaching Practice: 3 credit hours

Total: 15 credit hours

Entry Requirements

To get an admission into this specific course, you need to meet the requirements mentioned below.

  • Degree in Bachelor’s of Education (one, two or three year B.Ed.) with major in Mathematics.

For the degree to be valid by T.U., it must be from T.U. or any other institutions accepted by T.U.

Affiliated colleges

M. Ed. in Mathematics Education program is available in two of the colleges affiliated with T.U.

Chaitanya Multiple Campus

Address: Banepa Municipality-8, Kavre

Phone no.: 011 661722

Website: http://chaitanya.edu.np

Prithivi Narayan Campus

Address: Bhimakali Patan, Bagar, Pokhara

Phone no.: +977-61-526837

Website: http://www.pncampus.edu.np/

Similar Program(s)

Master in Mathematics Education

Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSoEd)

Hattiban, Lalitpur

01-15250524, 15251306

http://soe.kusoed.edu.np/