Cavendish Uganda

Master of Education in Education Management

Master of Education in Education Management

The MED is a programme designed with the needs of the education world and students in mind. The world requires enterprising men and women who can take stock of the changing competitive environment and make critical decisions concerning effective and efficient strategy formulation and implementation. The program is designed for working professionals, the candidates participate in a cohort consisting of administrative teams that address a practical case study while building capacity in areas of leadership equity and excellence; transformational change; collaborative decision making; inquire and reflective practice. Such interactions will develop candidates’ skills and knowledge base to solve practical problems encountered in educational organizations.

The Masters programme lasts for two academic years.

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Course Overview

Career Objective

The goal of the Master of Education degree in Educational Management is to provide students with a wide range of skills, knowledge and attitudes to respond to the needs of Educational institutions for effective management and development.

  1. To stimulate, broaden and deepen the teachers intellectual and technical growth as well as their understanding of the developmental stages and needs of the learners they teach;
  2. To prepare educators / teachers and managers of education with adequate knowledge, skills and command of issues necessary for designing, implementing, supervision and evaluation of programs.
  3. To produce highly-motivated, conscientious and effective managers who are able to engage in the production of human resource to meet the demands of the community;
  4. To cultivate a sense of national consciousness, patriotism and allegiance to the professional code of conduct as educators;
  5. To prepare teachers adequately for efficiency in educational administration, management, evaluation and measurement;
  6. To prepare professionals for leadership who will advocate for harmonious development by striving for spiritual maturity, mental excellence and physical wel being.

Programme Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Course CodeCourse NameLHPHCHCU
MED 7111 Theories and Principles of Management 30 30 45 3
RSC002 Research Methodology 30 30 45 3
MHR813 Organisational Behaviour 30 30 45 3
MED 7113 Cost Analysis and Financial Resource Management 30 30 45 3
MED 7114 Economics of Education 30 30 45 3
Year 1 - Semester 2
Course CodeCourse NameLHPHCHCU
MED 7121 Academic Ethics in Higher institutions 30 30 45 3
MED 7122 Management Information Systems 30 30 45 3
MED 7123 Educational Planning and Administration 30 30 45 3
MED 7124 Scholarly writing and publications 30 30 45 3
RSCOO3 Computer Applications in Research 30 30 45 3
Year 2 - Semester 1
Course CodeCourse NameLHPHCHCU
MED 7211 Human Resource Management in Education 30 30 45 3
MED 7212 Legal Aspects in Education Management 30 30 45 3
MED 7213 Policy Making and Educational policy Analysis 30 30 45 3
MED 7214 School Supervision and Inspection 30 30 45 3
MED7215 Project Planning and Management 30 30 45 3
Year 2 - Semester 2
Course CodeCourse NameLHPHCHCU
  Thesis     60 6