Master in Vocational Education Applied Research 4.0


120 ECTS

Course details

The Master in Vocational Education and Training Applied Research 4.0 is intended for professionals who are involved in education within a vocational context. It provides pedagogical training through an experiential approach by bridging the contexts of education and industry, both of which influence and determine the nature and scope of vocational education. Participants are provided with opportunities to extend their knowledge, thinking and behaviours to become more effective professionals within their area of expertise. The Master is a proactive response, shifting from the traditional education programmes to innovative practices, linking teaching and action research based on the Scholarship of Teaching within the context of vocational education in Further and Higher Education.

Exit Strategy :
Post-Graduate Certificate in Vocational Education (30 Credits)
Post- Graduate Diploma in Vocational Education (90 Credits)
Master in Vocational Education (120 Credits)

Fees apply – Further information through MG2i (MCAST Gateway to Industry)

Il-Master in Vocational Education and Training Applied Research 4.0 huwa maħsub għal professjonisti fil-qasam tal-edukazzjoni u t-taħriġ vokazzjonali. Il-programm jirrikonoxxi l-importanza u l-influwenza tal-industrija u l-edukazzjoni fuq l-edukazzjoni u t-taħriġ vokazzjonali, u għaldaqstant ilparteċipanti jirċievu taħriġ fil-pedagoġija billi jeżaminaw u jesperjenzaw mill-qrib il-kuntesti tal-industrija kif ukoll l-edukazzjoni. Il-Master iwassal lill-parteċipanti għal tisħiħ fil-ħsieb, fl-għerf u fl-attitudnijiet meħtieġa minn professjonisti fil-qasam vokazzjonali speċifiku tagħhom. Dan il-programm imur lil hinn minn metodi ta’ tagħlim tradizzjonali u jipproponi metodi innovattivi fejn it-taħriġ, it-tagħlim u r-riċerka jingħaqdu u jiġu applikati flimkien għal skoperti ġodda u aktar għolja fil-qasam tat-taħriġ vokazzjonali u l-edukazzjoni aktar għolja.
MQF Level 7
3 Years Part-time
Entry Requirements: Be a full-time academic member of staff at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology or Be a full-time academic member of staff in another vocational education institution or Be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject area. Applicants must be practising in the teaching profession for a minimum of 4 hours per week for the duration of the qualification. All eligible candidates shall follow the Post-Graduate Certificate in Vocational Education unless they are already in possession of another teaching qualification recognised by the board towards Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), in which case such candidates will register for the Award in Vocational Education.
Applicants must be in a position to do a teaching practice placement of 7 weeks (typically 70 hours in total) during the PG Cert. year of the course and 6 weeks (typically 60 hours in total) during the PG Dip. year of the course

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