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Learning outcomes

The Master of Philosopy in Comparative and International Education (CIE) aims at providing students with a solid foundation for understanding the interrelationship between education and development. This includes conceptual understandings deriving from the pertinent approaches, theories and paradigms that have influenced the field of CIE; and contextual understandings of important educational issues, and reform and changes of education systems in different parts of the world.

Upon completion of the programme, you should be able to

Knowledge

  • Understand and apply concepts, components or frameworks deriving from central theories, paradigms and approaches that have influenced the field of CIE
  • Analyse specific issues that are pertinent to development and change of education systems in their societal contexts at macro, meso and/or micro levels
  • Understand and analyse interrelationships between education and societal development processes and their manifestations in international and national policies and practices

Skills

  • Demonstrate a capacity to identify a pertinent research issue within the field of CIE
  • Demonstrate a capacity to analyse a specific issue comparatively, applying appropriate theories and methods, contributing to the general knowledge of the field
  • Demonstrate a capacity to present an issue in a focused manner in written and oral form, applying appropriate academic rules and procedures

Competence

  • Document analytical competencies in major areas of the field of CIE
  • Communicate and discuss research-based knowledge in the field of CIE with professionals and non-Professionals
  • Contribute in critical ways to the development of the field of CIE
Published June 6, 2012 10:00 AM - Last modified Nov. 3, 2017 4:07 PM