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YUOE Course

Courses offered

The Yangon University of Education, as a professional institute of pedagogy, offers courses on pedagogy. At present, the following courses are offered:

1.B. Ed. Five-year Course (on campus pre-service teacher training)

The subjects provided are:

  • Educational Research
  • Educational Theory
  • Educational Psychology
  • Methodology
  • Specialization in two subjects
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Academic subjects
  • Computer Technology
  • School Health, and
  • Co – curricular Activities.

2. B.Ed. Two-year Course (on – campus pre- service teacher training)

This course is offered to those who have completed a two-year teacher training programme at the education colleges.

3. B.Ed. Two-year Correspondence Course (in –service teacher training)

This course is offered to in-service teachers who have obtained their first degree.

4.M.Ed Two-year Course

This is a modular course. There are two semesters in each academic year.

The compulsory core modules are:

  • philosophical Foundations in Education
  • Psychological Foundations in Education
  • Current Education
  • Information Processing Technology
  • Advanced Educational Philosophy
  • Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Modern Pedagogies
  • Research Methodology/ Educational Statistics

The elective modules (Specializations) are;

  • Teacher Education
  • Comparative Education
  • Educational Test and Measurement
  • Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Educational Planning and Economics of Education
  • Educational Sociology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Pedagogic Methodology
  • History of Education and
  • Educational Technology.

5. M.A. (Teaching of English as a foreign Language)

The Master of Arts (TEFL) Course is a modular two-academic year course that is in line with the decisions arrived at by the workshop on postgraduate studies conducted by the Higher Education decisions arrived at by the workshop on postgraduate studies conducted by the Higher Education Department on 29 October 1997. The Course covers:

  • English for Academic skills
  • Phonetics, Phonology, Grammar and Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Stylistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Educational Technology
  • Developing Learner’s Language Skills
  • English Language Teaching Methodology
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching of English as Foreign Literature
  • Error Analysis
  • Syllabus Design
  • Materials Development and
  • Assessment.

6. Ph.D. (Education)

Course Requirements for the Ph.D. degree are that the candidate must complete their course in not more than five academic years, from the date of enrolment. The curriculum for YUOE’s Ph.D. programme consists of courses which carry not less than 30 credits and a doctoral dissertation must be given totalling not less than 36 credits.

The course covers:

  • Theoretical Pedagogy
  • Pedagogic Psychology
  • Technology of Education
  • Research Methodology
  • Professional Ethics in Pedagogy
  • Cyber age Mental Health
  • Applied Cybernetics
  • Inferential Statistics in Education and
  • Advanced Seminar.