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Master of Arts (MA) – Education

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The Master Degree (MA) in Education is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. This programme is for students who wish to pursue a career in teaching and other related fields.

The MA (Education) programme can be completed over two academic years of full-time study, or between two and four consecutive years of part-time study. Classes are generally held on weekday evenings, and occasionally on Saturdays. 

Elective courses provide you with an opportunity to study in the areas that give you a deeper understanding of topics related to your specialization. Coordinators may give students some guidance and advice for the elective courses that are related to your area of specialization. A wide variety of elective courses will be available for students registered in the  MA (Education)  programme. The elective courses on offer will vary in each academic year.  The list of general electives in this academic year as below:

  • Method of Teaching Language
  • Method of Teaching Mathematics
  • Method of Teaching Physical Science
  • Method of Teaching Biological Science
  • Method of Teaching Social Science
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Higher & Vocational Education
  • Online & Distance Education
  • Education Policy and Leadership 

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Apex Professional University prepares students with the understanding, skills, and efficacy to be an excellent educator. After completing this programme, graduates of the programme are able to showcase leadership abilities in Curriculum design and instruction, Dynamics of organisational change, Contextual learning and design, Program assessment and evaluation, Professional development, Research design evaluation, assessment, and measurement.

M.A. in Education program is intended to provide teachers with in-depth knowledge in a particular area of specialty, all students will be challenged through the core curriculum to do the following:

  • Better integrate technology in the classroom to enhance their teaching
  • Make practical changes to their classroom instruction to align with current educational theory
  • Apply modern knowledge in child growth and development to improve classroom instruction

However, the educational context is changing rapidly and with it the demands on teachers and educational professionals for new skills and knowledge are increasing. Hence, the MA (Education) programme has been significantly restructured to provide more choices for applicants and to deliver the programme in a more flexible way.

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
Bachelor’s Degree (any discipline) or equivalent

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program.



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.

Online Applications are now Open for 2021

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