MPhil in English Education - Nepal Open University


Nepal Open University

Education

1 year(s)6 month(s)


MPhil (Master of Philosophy) is a research based post-graduate degree leading the graduates to further their study to PhD. It is designed to motivate the graduates to be involved in quality research, expanding the horizons of theoretical understanding. The contextual course, in tandem with the global scenarios and local requirements, will ensure the potential careers of the graduates in the field of educational studies.

Target Groups:

MPhil Program in Education is targeted primarily to those working individuals, who are unable to join the conventional (face-to-face) education system in the conventional universities, yet willing to pursue advanced level courses under the umbrella of Educational Studies.  

Learning Outcomes:

  • Exhibit a deeper understanding of theoretical /factual conceptual and philosophical mapping in the given discipline;
  • Utilize and apply research tools (with quantitative, qualitative and/or mixed approaches) in the given field of sociological research /inquiry;
  • Adapt theories and tools flexibly and apply in a new field of research;
  • Prepare a write up for peer-reviewed International research journals;
  • Carry out research and solve complex problems independently;
  • Push the disciplinary boundary forward by making new and significant contribution to existing state of art. 
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Admission criteria

Entrance Examination Syllabus and Question Pattern:

Full Marks: 50
Time: 90 Minutes
Syllabus: Research Methodology in Master’s or equivalent Degree

Question Types: 

  • Multiple Choice Questions: 20 Marks
  • Short Answer Questions: 10 Marks
  • Long-Answer Questions: 20 Marks

Medium: English 


Eligibility

Candidates with MEd or Master in Pedagogical Sciences or Master in Educational Studies with second division or CGPA 2.7 will be eligible. For candidates with Master Degree securing second division or CGPA 2.7 in any discipline other than Education background will also be eligible for this program. These candidates will have to take up an additional three-credit introductory course.  


Job prospectus

On the successful completion, the course provides the candidates with a foundation for holding positions in academic as well as administrative organizations, and for conducting researches in educational sectors. Research skills acquired from this program  are saleable in development agencies, private organizations, non-government and government organizations and Higher Education Institutes. 


Curricular structure

Semester I (Core Courses): 12 Credits 

S.No Title of the course Credits
1 Educational Studies: Theoretical Perspectives 3
2 Research Methods in Education I 3
3 Research Methods in Education II 3
4 ICT and e-Research 3
5*Fundamentals of Education 3

* Introductory course for students with non-Education background 

Semester II (Specialization Courses): 15 Credits

Specialization courses will be offered in English, Nepali, Mathematics, Health, Social Sciences, and Educational Studies. 

S.No Title of the course Credits
1 Specialization Course I  3
2 Specialization Course II 3
3 Specialization Course III 3
4 Seminar and Academic Writing 3
5 Conference and Publication 3

Semester III (Thesis Writing): 3 Credits 

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