Dar es Salaam University
College of Education
A Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam
faculty of humanities and social sciences

 

 

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MASTER OF ARTS WITH EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMME (M.A. (ED.))

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

Purpose:  By the end of the M.A. (Ed.) Programme, students are expected to be able to (i) teach arts, humanities and social sciences in secondary schools, colleges, universities and short courses; (ii) apply education principles, approaches and theories in improving teaching and learning processes; (iii) assess and analyze various theories, principles and concepts related to education, social sciences and arts; (iv) identify and analyze challenges that constraint education sector in Tanzania and beyond; (v) identify opportunities to strengthen education sector and enhance performance of students in schools and colleges; (vi) do research on education, social sciences and arts which will contribute to new theoretical insights and practical approaches to education and promote scholarly publications; and (vi) plan, manage and analyze educational policies, programmes and projects.

 

Entry Requirements:

 

EITHER

First degree in education (e.g. B.A (Ed.), or B.Ed. (Arts) degrees) from any University recognised by the University of Dar es Salaam with at least a lower second of GPA of not less than 2.7 or its equivalent. In order to take language stream of the MA (Ed.) course one has to have studied Linguistics, Kiswahili, English, Geography, Literature, French or History in the undergraduate programme. For geography stream one has to have studied geography in the undergraduate degree

.

OR

First degree in BA (Kiswahili), BA (Language Studies), BA (English), BA (Geography and Environmental Studies), BA (French), BA (Literature) and BA (History) trend plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from any institution recognised by the University of Dar es Salaam with at least an average pass of B in their final University Examination.

 

Mode of delivery: This is a Full Time programme which engages Mixed Modes of Delivery (i.e. lectures, practicals, seminars).

 

Assessment strategy: Evaluation of the programmes will be through coursework and examinations. Except for the research report, each course will be evaluated as follows: Coursework: exercises, tests, and term paper/presentations 50% and Final Examination: 50%. The pass mark for each examinable course shall be 50%.

 

Duration: 24 Months with minimum credit for graduation being 180 credits.

 

STREAMS:

M.A. (ED.) (LINGUISTICS)

Year

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Code

Title

Status

Credits

ML 631

Advanced Phonology

Core

12

CT 600

Curriculum and Teaching

Core

24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

ML 630

Articulatory and Acoustic Phonetics

Elective

12

EP 602

Psychology of Child Development

Elective

24

EP 604

Theories of Teaching and Learning

Elective

24

ML 636

Sociolinguistics of International Languages

Elective

12

AE 601

Open and Distance Learning

Elective

24

ML 645

Language Assessment and Evaluation

Elective

12

Total

60

Semester 2

EF 601

Comparative Education

Core

24

ML 632

Advanced Morphology

Core

12

ML 633

Advanced Syntax

Core

12

A Student will choose 12 Credits from the Following

ML 637

Translation

Elective

12

ML 635

Theory and Practice in Writing

Elective

12

ML 641

Advanced Historical and Comparative Linguistics

Elective

12

ML 646

Stylistics

Elective

12

ML 640

Contact Linguistics

Elective

12

Total

60

2

Semester 1

ML 650

Research Methods for Linguists

Core

12

EA 601

Policy, Planning and Administration

Core

24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EA 603

Educational Planning and Financing

Elective

24

PE 601

Youth and Sports Development

Elective

24

CT 607

Advanced Curriculum Development

Elective

24

ML 638

Lexicography

Elective

12

ML 643

Advanced Second Language Acquisition

Elective

12

ML 647

African Language Structures

Elective

12

ML 634

Advanced Semantics

Elective

12

ML 644

Language Course Design - Syllabus and Materials

Elective

12

Total                          

60

Semester 2

MA 699

Research Report

Core

24

Grand Total

204

 

M.A. (ED.) (KISWAHILI LINGISTICS)

Year

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Code

Title

Status

Credits

KI 601

Fonolojia ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KF 618

Mikabala ya Uhakiki wa Kifasihi

Core

10

CT 600

Curriculum and Teaching

Core

24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EP 602

Psychology of Child Development

Elective

24

EP 604

Theories of Teaching and Learning

Elective

24

AE 601

Open and Distance Learning

Elective

24

KI 608

Masuala ya Kisasa katika Isimu-jamii ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

KI 614

Leksikografia ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

Total

68

Semester 2

EF 601

Comparative Education

Core

24

KI 602

Mofolojia ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KI 603

Sintaksia ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KIS 630

Mbinu za Utafiti

Core

10

A Student will choose 10 Credits from the Following

KI 606

Tafsiri: Nadharia na Vitendo

Elective

10

KI 610

Isimu-linganishi na Isimu-historia ya Lugha za Kibantu

Elective

10

KI 613

Isimu-tumizi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

Total

64

2

Semester 1

KS 629

Semina ya Uzamili

Core

10

EA 601

Policy, Planning and Administration

Core

24

KI 604

Semantiki ya Kiswahili

Core

10

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EA 603

Educational Planning and Financing

Elective

24

PE 601

Youth and Sports Development

Elective

24

CT 607

Advanced Curriculum Development

Elective

24

KI 611

Nadharia za Kujifunza Lugha ya Pili

Elective

10

KI 609

Historia na Lahaja za Kiswahili

Elective

10

KI 607

Miundo Changamani ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

Total                          

68

Semester 2

MA 699

Research Report

Core

12

Grand Total

210

 


 

M.A. (ED.) GEOGRAPHY

Year

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Code

Title

Status

Credits

GE 630

Geographic Thought

Core

12

GE 631

Climate Change and Human Adjustments

Core

12

CT 600

Curriculum and Teaching

Core

24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EP 602

Psychology of Child Development

Elective

24

EP 604

Theories of Teaching and Learning

Elective

24

AE 601

Open and Distance Learning

Elective

24

DE 628

Population, Resources and Environment

Elective

12

GE 641

Environmental Disaster Management and Sustainable Human Development

Elective

12

Total

72

Semester 2

EF 601

Comparative Education

Core

24

GE 634

Spatial Development Theories and Environmental Resources Management

Core

12

GE 633

Applied Geographical Information Systems

Core

12

GE 632

Geographical Research Methods

Core

12

A Student will choose 12 Credits from the Following

GE 637

Tourism and Development

Elective

12

GE 643

Water Resources, Planning and Management

Elective

12

GE 644

Environment,  Food and Development

Elective

12

Total

72

2

Semester 1

GE 645

Strategic Urban Environmental Management

Core

12

EA 601

Policy, Planning and Administration

Core

24

GE 636

Integrated Natural Resources Management

Core

12

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EA 603

Educational Planning and Financing

Elective

24

PE 601

Youth and Sports Development

Elective

24

CT 607

Advanced Curriculum Development

Elective

24

GE 635

Environmental  Conservation Policies and Strategies

Elective

12

GE 640

Urban Planning and Management in a Globalizing World

Elective

12

GE 642

Medical Geography

Elective

12

Total                          

72

Semester 2

MA 699

Research Report

Core

12

Grand Total

228

M.A. (ED.) (KISWAHILI LITERATURE)

Year

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Code

Title

Status

Credits

KI 601

Fonolojia ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KF 618

Mikabala ya Uhakiki wa Kifasihi

Core

10

CT 600

Curriculum and Teaching

Core

24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EP 602

Psychology of Child Development

Elective

24

EP 604

Theories of Teaching and Learning

Elective

24

AE 601

Open and Distance Learning

Elective

24

KF 619

Mshairi Teule

Elective

10

KF 623

Tendi Simulizi na Andishi katika Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 620

Fanani Teule

Elective

10

Total

68

Semester 2

  EF 601

Comparative Education

Core

24

KF 616

Tamthilia ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KF 615

Riwaya ya Kiswahili

Core

10

KIS 630

Mbinu za Utafiti

Core

10

A Student will choose 10 Credits from the Following

KF 626

Fasihi katika Tafsiri ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 625

Fasihi ya Majaribio katika Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 621

Kazi Bora za Fasihi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 628

Elimu-mitindo ya Fasihi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

Total

64

2

Semester 1

KS 629

Semina ya Uzamili

Core

10

EA 601

Policy, Planning and Administration

Core

24

KF 617

Ushairi wa Kiswahili

Core

10

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EA 603

Educational Planning and Financing

Elective

24

PE 601

Youth and Sports Development

Elective

24

CT 607

Advanced Curriculum Development

Elective

24

KF 627

Historia ya Taaluma ya Fasihi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 624

Ngano za Kiswahili

Elective

10

KF 622

Wanawake Katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

Total                          

68

Semester 2

MA 699

Research Report

Core

12

Grand Total

210

 

 

M.A. (ED.) (HISTORY)

Year

Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Code

Title

Status

Credits

HI 605

Theory of History

Core

12

HI 606

Historiography of Africa

Core

12

CT 600

Curriculum and Teaching

   Core

    24

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EP 602

Psychology of Child Development

Elective

    24

EP 604

Theories of Teaching and Learning

Elective

24

AE 601

Open and Distance Learning

Elective

24

HI 614

Diseases and healing in Africa: Late 19th century to the present

Elective

12

HI 612

Topics in Tanzania environmental history

Elective

12

Total

72

Semester 2

EF 601

Comparative Education

   Core

    24

HI 608

Preparation of history research proposals

Core

12

HI 609

Global capitalism and Africa

Core

12

A Student will choose 12 Credits from the Following

HI 613

History of labour in sub-Saharan Africa

Elective

12

HI 610

African history and allied sciences

Elective

12

AY 620

History of Heritage Conservation

Elective

12

Total

    60

2

Semester 1

HI 611

Colloquium on the political economy of Tanzania

Core

12

EA 601

Policy, Planning and Administration           

   Core

     24

HI 607

History research methods and techniques

Core

12

A Student will choose 24 Credits from the Following

EA 603

Educational Planning and Financing

Elective

24

PE 601

Youth and Sports Development

Elective

24

CT 607

Advanced Curriculum Development

Elective

24

KF 627

Historia ya Taaluma ya Fasihi ya Kiswahili

Elective

10

AY 624

Heritage for Tourism

Elective

12

AY 625

Heritage Management and Conservation

Elective

12

Total                          

72

Semester 2

MA 699

Research Report

Core

12

Grand Total

210