The Master in Educational Administration (MEA) aims at providing students with research and analysis skills and strengthening their composition and creativity abilities, while focusing on the vital importance of information and technology, and raising awareness on ethical, social, environmental and international issues affecting administrative decisions in educational environment. It also aims at providing high quality education to recipients who aspire to become “leaders” in this field and prepares students to assume ever increasing and complex responsibilities in this area.
The Programme is specially designed for:
- Those who are already employed in the private or public sector of educational field and are interested in fast advancement.
- Those who seek employment in formal and non-formal education.
- Those interested in participating in the training staff selection procedures or selection of education officials.
- Managers and employees in public or private schools and institutions, who are interested in the development of their organizations through their participation in European and international educational programs.
TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS
This is a distance learning Programme. For each module students are required to attend a 3-hour class and between four and six 2-hour on-line meetings with the tutor. During the semester, students should study the educational material provided following a specific timeline. For each module students are required to dedicate approximately 14 hours per week. Furthermore, for each module students must complete and submit two pieces of coursework. At the end of the semester students must take written exams either at Neapolis University in Cyprus or at local partner examination centers in Cyprus or Greece. In order for the student to succeed in a course he / she must achieve, in the written assignment as well as the final examination, a grade of at least 50/100. Students can retake an exam in case of fail. The final mark obtained for a module consists of the sum of the final written exam mark weighted by 0.7 and the average mark obtained from the two pieces of submitted coursework weighted by 0.3.
ADVANTAGES OF THE PROGRAMME
- The international prestige and recognition of Neapolis University of Pafos.
- Excellent academic staff with strong expertise in the taught subjects.
- International collaborations with many Universities.
- The flexibility of distance learning.
- The use of advanced technology and resources.
- The dynamic choice between synchronous and asynchronous distance education.
- The adjustment of the MEA program to current educational market requirements and multiple educational environments.
- Competitive tuition fees.
To be awarded the MEA degree, students must successfully complete six (6) thematic units (modules). The structure of each module is listed in the following table.
|DL MEA-1:Economy and Management||
|DL MEA-2: Leadership and Human Resources||
|DL MEA-3:School Management||
|DL MEA-4: School Quality and Communication||
|DL MEA-5: Counseling and Cognitive Development||
|DL MEA-6: Research Methodology||
Each semester the student may choose to register and attend a maximum of two modules. Therefore, the shortest duration for completion of the Programme is three semesters.