Bangalore: Azim Premji University has invited applications from working professionals for the Two-year full time Postgraduate Programme in M.A. Education.
This programme aim to develop competent and committed professionals who can significantly contribute to the Indian education sector. Students with an M.A. Education can thus look forward to roles in the implementation of educational programmes in the public and private space, in design and development of teaching learning materials connected to the school curriculum, as researchers with educational, policy work institutions, teacher educators in teacher training institutions, schools (both mainstream and alternative) etc.
The programme seeks to provide students with a rigorous educational experiences that builds good understanding of Education, capabilities for action and deep social commitment. Students applying to the M.A. Education programme can specialize in areas like Curriculum & Pedagogy, School Organization, Leadership & Management, Early Childhood Education or Teacher Professional Development.
University offers a unique learning experience with a curriculum of core courses that provide the foundation, option of specialisations through electives and flexibility to design your own course through the “Independent study” option.
Integrated field practice at the University is a unique learning experience with practicums every week, longer exposure visits, field research internships opportunities and independent field projects. Apart from these, courses in art and craft, music, cinema, literature etc. and other learning opportunities through workshops, seminars, guest lectures and events are organised in the campus.
S. Giridhar, Chief Operating Officer, Azim Premji University said, “Given our clear social purpose, it is heartening to see that almost all our graduates chose to work in the education and development sector, many of them in rural areas. They have taken the opportunity to contribute meaningfully to social change on the ground.”
Admission process and dates: Students can apply online on the University website. Applicants will be shortlisted based on a written test and personal interview. The final date for applications is Jun 11, 2017 with the test scheduled in Bangalore on June 16, 2017 and interviews on June 17, 18 2017.
Financial assistance: The University has an explicit commitment towards supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds, based on parental education, income, caste, gender etc. The University provides extensive financial assistance for deserving students through full and part scholarships covering tuition fees and accommodation and food charges.
Career Opportunities & Placement Support: The five postgraduate programme batches that have passed out have seen an almost 100 % campus placement. Dedicated campus placement cell facilitates these career opportunities. A variety of challenging and fulfilling roles are available in the social sector, NGOs, corporate social responsibility departments, research and educational institutions.
Address: Azim Premji University, Pixel Park, B Block, PES Campus, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, 560100
Toll Free Helpline: 1800 843 2001
Email: [email protected] for Postgraduate Programmes