MTL in Social Studies (main area) with Technology-Enhanced Learning (education-related area)

Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree

Duration

24 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

English

About this Study Course

The Master in Teaching and Learning (MTL) in Social Studies with Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) is a transformative qualification designed for aspiring educators. Through this innovative course, you’ll delve into Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Context Knowledge, and Educational Research and Inquiry, all while gaining invaluable hands-on experience through field placements in schools. Embracing current educational trends, the program emphasizes the creation of positive learning environments and fosters critical reflection, inquiry, and collaboration. By bridging theory with practice, it cultivates reflective professionals dedicated to promoting democracy and social justice in education.

Overview

In the MTL program, students develop the ability to translate content knowledge into effective pedagogy, catering to the diverse needs of learners. Through a comprehensive curriculum, participants gain insights into curriculum development, diverse teaching methodologies, and assessment practices, ensuring they can create inclusive and engaging learning experiences for all. The program emphasizes the pivotal role of educators in shaping the lives of students and advocating for their needs within educational institutions. It fosters a continuous growth mindset, encouraging educators to view teaching as an evolving journey rather than a static role. Additionally, students engage in research not only to produce knowledge but also to inform and improve their teaching practices continuously.

Admission Requirements

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  • Introduction to the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies
  • Thinking about Social Studies and Teaching and Learning Strategies including ICT
  • Examinations, Assessment and Social Studies Teaching
  • Social Studies in the Digital Age
  • Sociological Basis for Social Studies and Education for Democracy
  • Introduction to Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning
  • Project: Implementing TEL in Area of Specialisation
  • Designing Technology-Enhanced Learning

Non EU Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the MTL program emerge as versatile professionals equipped to excel in various educational roles. Alumni have found success as dedicated educators, curriculum specialists, and influential advocates for educational reform. The program’s emphasis on practical skills development and critical inquiry aligns with the demands of the evolving job market, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities in education.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit Malta page for student visa and student life.