Azim Premji University - Admissions to M.A Education Programme 2017-2019
Bangalore, 5 June 2017: 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: Studentscan apply online on the University website. Applicants will be shortlistedbased on a written test and personal interview. The final date forapplications is Jun 11, 2017 with the test scheduled in Bangaloreon June 16, 2017 and interviews on June 17, 18 2017.
Financial assistance: TheUniversity has an explicit commitment towards supporting students fromdisadvantaged backgrounds, based on parental education, income, caste, genderetc. The University provides extensive financial assistance for deservingstudents through full and part scholarships covering tuition fees andaccommodation and food charges.
Career Opportunities & Placement Support: The five postgraduateprogramme batches that have passed out have seen an almost 100 % campusplacement. Dedicated campus placement cell facilitates these careeropportunities. A variety of challenging and fulfilling roles are available inthe social sector, NGOs, corporate social responsibility departments, researchand educational institutions.
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