MS in Education

This program of the department of education has been started with the vision of conduction of research studies on educational theories & practices, contemporary issues & problems of education and challenges & opportunities of the future and for contributions in the expansion of Knowledge.

Mission of the M.S program of IIU is the provision of challenging learning environment infused with Islamic and research based practices for the production of balanced and harmonious educational leaders who can be proactively involved in innovation, research and development of national and international community.

The main purpose of this program is to help educational professionals to pursue original research that contribute to the field of education, share experiences and build academic acquaintance with the education community. So the target population of the program is those hardworking graduates having an urge for research, potential for caring out true research and wishing to act as future education leaders.

Program consisted upon 30 credit hour (six of that of research, 15 for five compulsory courses and nine for three courses of any one of the chosen area of specialization) and three noncredit courses

 
Objectives of the Program
  1. To train the M.S students to become an independent academic researcher who is able to perform research according to international standards
  2. To prepare students with strong observational, analytical, synthesis and evaluation skills
  3. To acquire and expand practical skills necessary for execution of research
  4. To enable them to participate in international debates
  5. To prepare them for integration of professionalism in their field of work
  6. To enable them to gain in-depth knowledge
 
Admission Criteria of the Program:
As per Advertisement
 
Requirements for the award of Degree of the Program
Passing of all the courses along completion of research (thesis) and passing of Hifz test
 
Medium of Study:
English
 
Program For:
Male & Female
 
Program Level:
Graduate
 

Scheme of Studies

  Core Courses    
ED 518 Islamic History & Philosophy of Education 3  
ED 519 Professionalism in Education 3
ED 520 Educational Studies: Philosophical, Sociological, Psychological, Economics. 3
ED 521 Qualitative Research Methods 3
ED 522 Quantitative Research Methods 3
    15  
ED.523 Thesis 6  
  Area of Specializations   Every student has to select one area and take three courses of the selected area
  • Educational Leadership & Management
  • Literacy and Adult Education
  • Educational Assessment
  • Educational Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Secondary and Higher Education
  • Science and Mathematics Education
 
    9  
  Educational Leadership & Management    
ED 524 Theories Of Educational Leadership & Management 3  
ED 525 Educational Planning, Financing And Marketing 3  
ED.526 Educational Monitoring, Evaluation & Quality Management 3  
  Literacy and Adult Education    
ED 527 Development Of Curriculum & Instructional Material In Literacy & Adult Education 3  
ED 528 Personal & Professional Development In Literacy & Adult Education 3  
ED 529 Planning, Management And Appraisal Of Literacy & Adult Education 3  
  Educational Assessment    
ED 530 Technology of Item Writing 3  
ED 531 Educational and Psychological Testing 3  
ED 532 Project Evaluation 3  
  Educational Technology    
ED 533 Information Communication Technology in Education 3  
ED 534 Issues and Problems in Instructional Technologies in Pakistan 3  
ED 535 Research in  Information Communication Technology 3  
  Total credits 30  

Semester wise break-up

Course Code Course Name Credit
Hour
Status
  Semester –I    
ED 521 Qualitative Research Methods 3 Core course
ED 518 Islamic History & Philosophy of Education 3 Core course
ED 519 Professionalism in Education 3 Core course
  One course from respective area of specialization  3 Area of Specialization
  Semester –II    
ED 520 Educational Studies: Philosophical, Sociological, Psychological, Economics. 3 Core course
ED 522 Quantitative Research Methods 3 Core course
  Two course from respective area of specialization 6 Area of Specialization
  Semester –III& IV    
ED 523 Thesis 6