Completion Requirements

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements

Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 90 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure. Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00.

Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of the Program have access to doctoral programmes (PhD) in disciplines related with education.

Contact Information

Dr. Nicoletta Christodoulou
Coordinator, MEd in Adult Education
Associate Professor
School of Education and Social Sciences
Frederick University
7, Y. Frederickou Str.
Pallouriotissa, Nicosia 1036
Cyprus
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Semester breakdown

Course Structure Diagram

SEMESTER 1
CodeNameECTS
ADE101RESEARCH METHODOLOGY10
ADE102INTRODUCTION TO ADULT EDUCATION: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL APPROACHES10
ADE103ADULT LEARNING THEORIES AND ADULT COUNSELING 10
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 2
CodeNameECTS
ADE104TEACHING STRATEGIES AND ACTIVE EDUCATIONAL TECHNIQUES IN ADULT EDUCATION10
ADE105MASTER DISSERTATION I10
ELECTIVE COURSE10
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 3
CodeNameECTS
ADE106MASTER DISSERTATION II10
ELECTIVE COURSE10
ELECTIVE COURSE10
TOTAL30

Admission Requirements

General Requirements

Candidates for a master degree must submit a recognized bachelor degree or qualification deemed to be equivalent to degree level as well as the official transcripts (grade reports) of their first-degree studies. In addition, there could be special requirements for various master programs.

Specific Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are specified in the General Student Regulations as well as in the Frederick University Studies Regulation. A good undergraduate degree from a recognized university or the equivalent international qualification or an acceptable professional qualification is considered the main academic requirement. Additionally, very good knowledge of Greek and English is extremely important. Advantage is considered the demonstration of satisfactory knowledge of English language (suitable qualifications may include TOEFL, IELTS, GCSE, IGCSE, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English or equivalent). Finally, work experience in the field of adult education should be also considered as an advantage. 

Prospective students are expected to submit their application and all related documents, such as copies of their degrees, transcripts, two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors in the workplace and a research interest report. Where the Evaluation Program Committee deems necessary, the candidates may be asked for an interview meeting.  

By the expiry of the application deadline for admission to the program, the Evaluation Program Committee will evaluate prospective students based on specific criteria, such as academic records, recommendation letters, digital literacy, research interests, interview, work experience, knowledge of Greek and / or English etc. The committee decisions are announced by electronic mail or otherwise to all candidates.

Courses

Qualification Requirements

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses40
Elective courses 30
Postgraduate Assignment 20
TOTAL90

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 40 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 ADE101RESEARCH METHODOLOGY103
2 ADE102INTRODUCTION TO ADULT EDUCATION: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL APPROACHES103
3 ADE103ADULT LEARNING THEORIES AND ADULT COUNSELING 103
4 ADE104TEACHING STRATEGIES AND ACTIVE EDUCATIONAL TECHNIQUES IN ADULT EDUCATION103

Elective courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 30 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 ADE201EUROPEAN POLICIES IN ADULT EDUCATION103
2 ADE202NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN ADULT EDUCATION: AFFORDANCES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 103
3 ADE203DEVELOPMENT OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN ADULT EDUCATION 103
4 ADE204EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT103
5 ADE205EVALUATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE IN ADULT EDUCATION 103

Postgraduate Assignment Modules

The student must successfully complete 20 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 ADE105MASTER DISSERTATION I103
2 ADE106MASTER DISSERTATION II103

 

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