AAU Offers New Postgraduate Programs
Starting with the second semester of the academic year 2017-2018, Al Ain University of Science and Technology offers new postgraduate programs in the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, as follows, Masters of Education, Arabic Language Curricula and Instruction and Masters of Education, Islamic Education Curricula and Instruction.
Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh, AAU Chancellor, said that offering these programs, comes to meet the UAE leadership vision to improve the education sector and develop the national competencies, and in line with the University's strategy to develop teachers and educators.
Prof. Ghaleb El Refae, AAU President, said that the main aim of offering these new programs is to promote the knowledge of teaching, as well as developing their performance as teachers.
For his part, Prof. Majed Al Jallad, Dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, explained the admission requirements for applying; Masters of Education, Islamic Education Curricula and Instruction, as follows, Bachelor degree approved by the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates in Islamic Studies Teacher Education or Arabic Language and Islamic Studies Teacher Education or Islamic Studies. On the other hand, the requirements for Masters of Education, Arabic Language Curricula and Instruction are, Arabic Language Teacher Education or Arabic Language and Islamic Studies Teacher Education, in addition to, personal interview.
The College Dean pointed out that offering new postgraduate programs aims to improve the educational process and develop the student absorbed in the bachelor's degree to reach a higher level of understanding, analysis, comparison, and the development of scientific competencies.
The new Master programs will provide students with the skills of research, analysis, design, evaluation, using technology in teaching methods, and provide students with; comprehensive, central and profound knowledge in Arabic language curricula and Islamic education as well as to promote the concept of self, academically and professionally to the students, which helps them on continuous professional growth.