Master of Education (M.Ed)

The Master of Education programme, generally known as M.Ed is a professional course that prepares prospective teacher educators. The Master of Education programme at MJCOE is a two-year programme divided into 200 working days each year exclusive of the period of admission and inclusive of classroom transaction, practicum, field study and conduct of examination. 

The programme is designed to provide its students a holistic exposure of the field with its well-balanced curriculum of theory courses, field visits and other practical components. Further, thorough evaluation is conducted using a variety of methods including expository writing, academic writing, group presentations, discussions, self-development activities and field visits.

Programme Content

The M.Ed course at MJCOE has a combination of theoretical and practical components in order to train students to use the theoretical tools in a realistic practical setting. The programme has been divided into five broad categories:

  • Perspective Courses
  • Tool Courses
  • Teacher Education Courses
  • Specialisation of a Core Course
  • Specialisation of a Thematic Course

Theoretical Components

Perspective Courses

Tool Courses

Teachers Education Course

Specialisation: Core Course

Specialisation: Thematic Course

Historical and Political Economy of Education in India

Basics in Educational Research

Teacher Education in India: Elementary Level

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at Elementary Level

Planning and Administration of Secondary

Advanced Educational Psychology

Advanced Educational Research and Statistics

Teacher Education in India: Secondary Level

Trends in Indian Higher Education

Curriculum Design and Development

Planning and Administration of Elementary Education

Philosophical and Sociological Perspectives in Education

Early Childhood Care and Education

Advanced Techniques of Instruction

Practical Components (Engagement with the field)

Field Immersion with Co-operative Schools


Field Visit (2 Weeks)


Dissertation Preliminary Work

Field based Internship in the Teacher Education Institutions

Communication Skills: Expository Writing


Self–Development: Yoga

Hands on Training

Medium of Instruction

Students have the option of choosing the preferred medium of instruction as either English or Tamil (at the time of admission).


Each student should have 85% or 170 days of attendance, failing which they will not be permitted to appear for the B.Ed degree examination (both written and practical examination). However, in case of medical emergencies, attendance up to 75% will be accepted after getting condonation of attendance, adhering to the norms of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University.


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