Master of Science in Workforce Education and Development
Individual Research - 8 credits
The research process involves the selection and investigation of a research topic, culminating in a paper satisfying the research requirement for a Master of Science in Workforce Education and Development degree.
Descriptive and Inferential Statistics - 3 credits
Methods and concepts introduced in this course will be applicable to empirical research in all Behavioural disciplines. Topics covered will stress the understanding, application, and interpretation of concepts. Software packages in statistics will also be introduced.
Comparative Education in Workforce Training and Development - 2 credits
Analysis of different educational programmes in workforce training and development will be covered in this course, Detailed topics include: historical and contemporary technical and vocational education, traditional and electronic classrooms, technical and vocational education in developed and under-developed countries.
The programme is designed to run for 24 months, from September to August of the next. Each module will be delivered on Saturday or Sunday (based on the amount of applicants for Sunday) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each week. .
The Application Process
Applications are generally open November to January. An application form can be
obtained from the University’s Admissions Office on the presentation of the receipt
for the application fee. The application form should be returned to the Admissions Office
by January 31. Late applicants are processed depending on the availability of spaces.
Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first come basis. Persons intending to
register for the programme are advised to apply without delay for transcripts supporting
their applications. Transcripts are to be forwarded by the institutions to:
Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies,
University of Technology, Jamaica
237 Old Hope Road