M.Ed. Adult Education

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR460 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR460 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • French ( Find a course )
| Genève, Switzerland
The Master in Education – Adult Education is designed first and foremost to enable students to develop both their analytical and teaching skills in the field of adult education. The programme takes into account the diversity of this area of social work and related professions by focusing on diverse disciplinary and methodological approaches based on relevant scientific research.

Description

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The programme also introduces students to the international dimension of adult education as an area of both research and practice, primarily through various activities offered under the optional “European” module, which is a partial collaboration with partner universities.

Career opportunities

This degree may lead to:

  • Designing and implementing education measures
  • Coordinating pedagogical teams
  • Managing training programmes
  • Leading groups
  • Education consulting and counselling

With working groups in private businesses, public services and institutions, associations and international organisations; with people looking for personal and professional development to build or change careers; with people experiencing problems entering the labour market or integrating into society more broadly.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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Starting in

    Apply until:
  • ( International

    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

    )
  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

    )

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR460 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR460 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Thematic courses (51 Credits): Adults, education and learning trajectories Activity assessment, training and education Learning process and organization Verbal interaction and learning in the workplace European module, international theme-based seminars, etc.
  • Research preparation (21 Credits)
  • Practical module (24 Credits): 360 hours of teaching work placements in a position of responsibility
  • Dissertation (24 Credits)

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the French language. Find French courses on Language Learning Portal.

Requirements

A Bachelor of Education. Applicants with a continuing education diploma in “Adult Education – Analysis, Management and Development” or a Bachelor’s or Master’s in another field may also be admitted upon approval by the programme committee and completion of a complementary certificate in education consisting of a tailored curriculum within the Bachelor of Education.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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