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Mathematics Education

Programme Overview


The Bachelor of Education is a professional degree which is normally intended for practitioners in the field of education. This degree will be awarded to persons who, having satisfactorily completed the programme of study and have satisfied the examiners as set out under one of the following schemes:

Scheme A Two-Year Programme – 66 credits (Trained non-graduate)
Scheme B Three-Year Programme- 90 credits (Pre-trained non- graduate)

 

Objectives
The Bachelor of Education programme was designed to prepare educators for national and regional education systems and providing leadership in institutional development and programme quality to education systems.
 Students focus on the Foundations of Education and Educational Theory, Professional Specialization Courses and Content Courses in the School of Education.

Admission Requirements

    • Diploma from a Teachers College ( No GPA requirement) – Scheme A (66 credits)
      Student must have Mathematics at the CSEC level if the diploma is not in an area of intended specialization
    • Two (2) Cape subjects ( 2 units each) at least one in the intended area of specialization (Mathematics) with grades 1-5- Scheme B ( 90 credits)

 

Programme Structure

 

Enrollment Status Programme Number of Credits Credits per semester
Full Time Scheme A Two years 66  18
(STUDENTS MAY   REGISTER FOR A MINIMUM OF 15 CREDITS AND A MAXIMUM OF 18 CREDITS)

 
  Scheme B Three years 90 15
(STUDENTS MAY REGISTER FOR A MINIMUM OF 12
CREDITS AND A MAXIMUM OF 15 CREDITS)
Part time Scheme A Two years 66 9
(STUDENTS MAY  REGISTER FOR A MINIMUM OF 6 CREDITS AND A MAXIMUM OF 9 CREDITS)
  Scheme B Three years 90 9
(STUDENTS MAY  REGISTER FOR A MINIMUM OF 6 CREDITS AND A MAXIMUM OF 9 CREDITS)

 

 

Career Path
Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Education programme are qualified to:

  • Teach at all levels of the education system.
  • Pursue graduate studies in Educational Psychology, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Measurement, Language Education, Literacy Studies, Mathematics Education, Modern Languages (Spanish Education), Primary Education, Social Studies/Geography Education, Leadership in Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Workforce Development and Teacher Education and Teacher Development and other areas in education.
  • Work as Education Officers with the Ministry of Education
  • Work as Training Specialists in Corporate Jamaica
  • Work as School Administrators
  • School Librarian

 

Department Contact Information

The School of Education

Faculty of Humanities and Education

UWI, Mona, Kingston 7

Telephone: (876) -927-0221, 935-8627

Programme Coordinator: Dr Camella Buddo

 

 

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