The Master of Arts (MA) program in Teacher of Engineering offers a unique opportunity for individuals with a technical background and engineering expertise to pursue a career in teaching and research in the field of engineering. The program spans four semesters and provides candidates with a comprehensive educational profile encompassing in-depth technical knowledge along with teaching skills.
Candidates have the option to specialize in either Mechanical-Mechatronics Engineering or Information Technology Engineering. The curriculum encompasses courses in both specializations, supplemented by essential content in Psychology and Pedagogy. Case studies and project work form an integral part of the program, complemented by diverse assessment methods. A coherent pedagogical training is also a key component of the curriculum.
Admission to the program requires candidates to meet the University’s entrance requirements and hold a diploma or degree in Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, or a closely related field. All candidates must participate in an oral entrance examination, which includes a discussion on their professional experience, particularly in teaching, as well as their motivation to pursue a career in education.
Graduates of the Teacher of Engineering MA program emerge with a well-rounded skill set in both teaching and engineering. This blend of expertise equips them for a diverse range of career opportunities in teaching, research, and engineering. The program’s emphasis on technological, educational, and interpersonal skills ensures that graduates are well-prepared for success in their chosen fields.
The curriculum encompasses a total of 120 credits, with 30 credits allocated per semester. The first two semesters focus on core modules in Pedagogy, Psychology, Methodology, and Natural Sciences. In the second year, students delve into their chosen specializations. The final semester culminates in the completion of final degree projects and the creation of a portfolio, which includes a substantial empirical pedagogical research component, showcasing the candidates’ teaching competencies.