This programme is designed for those in Education or another discipline who wishes to pursue studies in education
Not less than two semesters full-time however prerequisites may require more semesters. Four semesters for part-time but pre-requisites may require more semesters.
Mode of Study
Full-time or Part-time
Unless credit is granted under the Statute/Regulations on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit and Recognition of Current Competency, this programme consists of the following six courses:
HED580 – Issues of Education in Samoa
HED584 – Educational Planning and Administration
HED585 – Educational Research and Design
HED586 – Education Policy
HED587 – Philosophical Foundations of Education
HED588 – Curriculum: Theory and Practice
To be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Education a student must pass the courses as prescribed above.
a. Bachelor of Education from a recognised University or
b. Other Bachelor degree from a recognised Univesity or
c. A qualification and or experience acceptable to the Dean as equivalent to 'a' or 'b'.
Aggregate total in English and best three subjects in the previous year's SSLC examinations of seventeen or less, and a score of 6 or 7 in SSLC English.
Please refer to the FOE Student Handbook for more information