This Programme is designed to produce professionals that are capable of: analyzing the role of education in the processes of economic growth, political development, and social change; examining educational policy issues and locating their solutions within local and international contexts; and making informed contributions to contemporary debates about educational theory and practice, and solutions thereto. The Programme prepares high-level personnel for universities, colleges, government, international and local educational agencies, in the area of teaching, research, policy analysis, educational administration and development education.
By the end of this Programme , the learner should be able to:
The common regulations for Master’s degree of Tharaka University College Statutes shall apply. The general regulations for Master’s degree in the Faculty of Education and Resource Development shall apply. In addition, the following shall be eligible for admission to the Master’s degree in Educational Foundations: Holder of Bachelor of Education (Science), Bachelor of Education (Arts), Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education and Extension), or Bachelor of Education (Agriculture and Home Economics) with at least upper second class honours upper division from Tharaka University College or any other recognized University. OR Holder of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with at least second class honours upper division, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Tharaka University College or any other institution recognized by the Academic Board; OR Holder of degree with second class honours lower division shall be eligible for admission if they have relevant postgraduate training acceptable to Tharaka University College Academic Board, or they have at least two years’ work experience in their field of specialization.
The Master of Education in Educational Foundations degree shall, in accordance with the rules and regulations for the Master’s degree Programmes of Tharaka University College, extend for a period of not less than 18 months and not more than 36 months for full-time students, and not more than 48 months for part-time students.
Full Time Ksh-120,000/= per year
Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:
Bank Name Account Name: Branch Account Tharaka University
Co-operative Fees Collection
Bank Account Chuka 0112972400000
Equity Bank Fees Collection Chuka 021 0277753588
KCB Bank Fees Collection Chuka 1240985967