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    The programme aspires to create a landscape where all the various disciplines within the cognitive area of educational administration can flourish, such as personnel evaluation in education, school effectiveness, organisational behaviour, programme evaluation, economics of education and productivity and total quality management. Based on the above, the primary objective of the Postgraduate Programme in Educational Administration is to create the foundations for more effective organisation and administration of schools. Most courses are directly related to the duties and responsibilities of both administrative personnel of the schools (elementary and secondary) and administrators at the Ministry of Education and Culture. At the same time, some of the courses introduce new ideas and current trends in the areas covered by the Programme. It is up to the students to acquire knowledge, new attitudes and research capabilities that will assist them in exercising a dynamic role as educational leaders and researchers of international reputation.

    All of the above are applied through a series of courses, seminars and other academic activities that revolve around the Postgraduate Programme in Educational Administration.

    Duration: The minimum period of study for full-time students is three (3) academic semesters and the maximum period of study is eight (8) academic semesters.

    The programme consists of 90 ECTS which are distributed as follows:

    * Option A: 63 ECTS in specialization courses, 9 ECTS in common core courses, 9 ECTS from the elective courses and 9 ECTS from 3 seminars = TOTAL 90 ECTS
    * Option B: 54 ECTS in specialization courses, 9 ECTS in common core courses, 18 ECTS for the master thesis and 9 ECTS from 3 seminars = TOTAL 90 ECTS

    OPTION A

    9 courses X 9 ECTS and 3 seminars X 9 ECTS = TOTAL 90

    Specialization Courses

    Compulsory courses

    EDU 620 Introduction to educational administration* (C, B)

    EDU 623 Observation and evaluation of teaching and personnel (C, B)

    EDU 645 Educational policy (S, A)

    Elective courses (Four courses from the following)

    EDU 603 Comparative education (S, I)

    EDU 610 Evaluation of educational programmes (S, A)

    EDU 617 Educational government and the management of change

    EDU 621 Human resource development (S, A)

    EDU 622 Organisation and administration of schools (S, A)

    EDU 624 Planning and decision making in education (S, A)

    EDU 625 Applications of new technology in educational administration (S, A)

    EDU 627 Introduction to innovations in education (S, A)

    EDU 628 Education and multicultural society (S, A)

    EDU 629 Instructional leadership (S, A)

    EDU 630 Financial aspects of education (S, A)

    EDU 631 School effectiveness and school improvement (S, A)

    EDU 632 Strategic planning and quality in education (S, A)

    EDU 634 Principles of organisation of in-service programmes (S, A)

    EDU 635 Organisational behaviour and leadership (S, A)

    EDU 636 Practicum in educational administration (S, A)

    EDU 642 Basic principles of measurement and evaluation in education (S, A)

    EDU 648 Professional Development, Promotion and Compensation of Personnel in Education (S, A)

    EDU 649 Educational leadership in Europe (S, A)

    EDU 689E Independent study (S, S)

    EDU 690 Seminar: Specialized topics/Current trends (S, S)

    EDU 695 Evaluation of schools´ performance (S, S)

    EDU 696 Models of educational effectiveness (S, S)

    EDU 697 Designing comprehensive studies for evaluating school effectiveness (S, S)

    Common Core Courses

    Research (One of the following)

    EDU 681 Advanced research methods (S, A)

    EDU 682 Qualitative research in education (S, A)

    EDU 683 Educational statistics with statistical packages applications (S, A)

    EDU 780 Using basic and advanced multilevel modelling in educational research

    EDU 788 Advanced research methods

    Elective Courses

    One postgraduate course from any programme or department upon permission of the student´s postgraduate advisor

    Seminars

    EDU 731 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation I

    EDU 741 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation II

    EDU 761 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation III

    TOTAL ECTS 90

    * EDU 620 is prerequisite for all courses in Educational Leadership.
    C=Common Core, S=Support, M=Minor, B=Basic Level, I=Intermediate Level, A=Advanced Level, Sp=Specialized Level

    OPTION B

    7 courses X 9 ECTS (63 ECTS), 3 seminars X 3 ECTS andMaster Thesis (18 ECTS) = TOTAL 90 ECTS

    Specialization Courses

    Compulsory Courses

    EDU 620 Introduction to educational administration* (C, B)

    EDU 623 Observation and evaluation of teaching and personnel (C, B)

    EDU 645 Educational policy (S, A)

    Elective courses (Three courses from the following)

    EDU 603 Comparative education (S, I)

    EDU 610 Evaluation of educational programmes (S, A)

    EDU 617 Educational Government and the Management of Change

    EDU 621 Human resource development (S, A)

    EDU 622 Organisation and administration of schools (S, A)

    EDU 624 Planning and decision making in education (S, A)

    EDU 625 Applications of new technology in educational administration (S, A)

    EDU 627 Introduction to innovations in education (S, A)

    EDU 628 Education and multicultural society (S, A)

    EDU 629 Instructional Leadership (S, A)

    EDU 630 Financial aspects of education (S, A)

    EDU 631 School effectiveness and school improvement (S, A)

    EDU 632 Strategic planning and quality in education (S, A)

    EDU 634 Principles of organisation of in-service programmes (S, A)

    EDU 635 Organisational behaviour and leadership (S, A)

    EDU 636 Practicum in educational administration (S, A)

    EDU 642 Basic principles of measurement and evaluation in education (S, A)

    EDU 648 Professional development, promotion and compensation of personnel in education (S, A)

    EDU 649 Educational leadership in Europe (S, A)

    EDU 689D Independent study (S, Sp)

    EDU 690 Seminar: Specialized topics/Current trends (S, Sp)

    EDU 695 Evaluation of schools´ performance (S, A)

    EDU 696 Models of educational effectiveness (S, A)

    EDU 697 Designing comprehensive studies for evaluating school effectiveness (S, A)

    Dissertation

    EDU 798D Master Thesis I (S, Sp)

    EDU 799D Master Thesis II (S, Sp)

    Common Core Courses

    Research (One of the following)

    EDU 681 Advanced research methods (S, A)

    EDU 682 Qualitative research in education (S, A)

    EDU 683 Educational statistics with statistical packages applications (S, A)

    EDU 780 Using basic and advanced multilevel modelling in educational research (S, Sp)

    EDU 788 Advanced research methods (S, A)

    TOTAL ECTS 90

    Seminars

    EDU 731 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation I

    EDU 741 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation II

    EDU 761 Seminar in Educational Administration and Evaluation III

    * EDU 620 is prerequisite for all courses in Educational Leadership


    program_requirements

    The criteria for assessment of postgraduate candidates are the following: * Applicants must have a university degree, awarded by an accredited institution in the country where it operates, or a degree evaluated as equivalent to a university degree by the Cyprus Council for the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KYSATS). Individuals who will be awarded a University degree or Graduation certificate fulfilling the criteria of the application requirements by the end of the week that precedes the registration week will also be eligible to submit an application form. * Academic background in the appropriate discipline and grades in other related degrees. * Letters of recommendation. * Personal interview at the discretion of each department. * Written examination at the discretion of each department. * Candidates are requested to submit any certificates and/or other documentation that prove English language competency, and any other documentation they consider necessary to strengthen and further support their application for admission, such as articles, research reports, academic distinctions.
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