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M.Sc.Pedagogy. Sub-programme: Tertiary and Adult Education

Tuition fee €3,700.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time
Deposit €500.00 one-time
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Overview

The Masters programme was created in 2007 by four universities. Coordinating university: National University of Distance Education (Madrid, Spain). Participating universities: Charles University in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic), University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia), and Ludwigsburg University of Education (Reutlingen, Germany). The programme is students’ workplace orientated. Therefore, the target audience are applicants from Latvia, the European Union, and countries worldwide with bachelor’s degree in Social, Human and Natural sciences.
The students’ communication languages are English and Spanish. Knowledge of other languages is welcomed and integrated. Studies are implemented in e-learning environment, as well as in presence meetings (for students registered at the University of Latvia who cannot come to and stay in Latvia, studies are provided online).The studies provide the following opportunities:

to manage one’s own studies pace and place, combining studies with family-life and workplace;
to study in an international collaborative learning environment, learning in an interactive way from peers’ experience, and to be up-to-date about the pedagogical issues currently faced in other countries;
to use the necessary research materials and information sources in more than two languages;
to use the necessary study materials and information in at least two languages;
to use ICT in the studies, communicating with others via common forums, Skype and chat rooms for facilitating learning.

Programme structure

1st Semester
Course
Type
Course
code Credits
Neurological and psycho-pedagogical bases of educational treatment of
diversity A Peda5107 3
International and comparative frame of educational treatment of diversity A Peda5113 3
Educational integration and inclusion of quality for people with diverse
special needs A Peda5114 3
Society in relation to people with diverse special needs: family and social
openness A Peda5115 3
Conventional and technological materials for educational treatment of
diversity A Peda5116 3
Educational treatment of special needs proceeding from cultural diversity A Peda5117 3
Master Thesis I A Peda6016 2
2nd Semester
Course
Type
Course
code Credits
Educational treatment of diversity due to gifted people´s special needs B Peda5094 3
Educational treatment of diversity due to special needs of personality,
discipline and social des-adaptation B Peda5095 3
Educational treatment of diversity due to special needs of retardation and
learning problems B Peda5096 3
Management and programmes of educational treatment of diversity A Peda5118 3
Guide for practicum implementation in educational treatment of diversity A Peda5119 3
Assessment and evaluation on people with diverse special needs A Peda5120 3
Master Thesis II A Peda 6017 2
3rd Semester
Course
Type
Course
code Credits
Educational treatment of diversity due to hearing and language needs B Peda5097 3
Educational treatment of diversity due to intellectual special needs B Peda5122 3
Educational treatment of visual special needs B Peda5098 3
Educational treatment of diversity due to motion special needs B Peda5099 3
Work integration and rehabilitation of people with diverse special needs B Peda5100 3
Research methodology for educational treatment of diversity B Peda5102 3
Master Thesis III A Peda6018 2
Master’s degree programme EDUCATIONAL TREATMENT OF DIVERSITY
4th Semester
Course
Type
Course
code Credits
Management and programmes of educational treatment of diversity B Peda5112 3
Prevention and early attention to diverse special needs B Peda5106 3
Master Thesis IV A Peda6019 14
A – Mandatory course
B – Mandatory elective course

Career opportunities

The programme is students’ workplace orientated, not career oriented. The programme provides opportunities to create an interdisciplinary system of knowledge, skills and generic, general, and integrated social-pedagogical, psychological and special pedagogical competences to improve own professional workplace or/and to create new workplaces in the field of educational research on pedagogical treatment of diversity, working as: entrepreneurs; architect; voluntary worker in social projects; college teachers; higher school lectors; in the army; governmental and non-governmental college manager; project manager; special education methodologist; non-government institutions staff – member; camp manager; consulter in educational treatment of diversity; methodological centre managers in area of educational treatment to diversity etc.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time

This is Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States