The Master of Education in Gifted and Talented Education provides educators with the advanced knowledge and skills to help learners who possess exceptional creativity, drive, and talent.
This postgraduate degree, taught in Arabic language, is smartly designed to detect, develop, and nurture talented and gifted people, and to prepare a generation of learners who can lead innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and are able to re-engineer the future to achieve progress in all sectors of development in the UAE and the Arab world.
Through 12 structured and specialized courses, graduates will be able to perform in the education of gifted and talented people in terms of detection, instruction, training, advising, mentoring, nurturing, evaluation, and development.
Learners in this program will also design and develop educational and guidance programs that promote thinking and learning and innovation skills.
In addition, as a graduate of this program, you will be able to develop, execute, and assess original and modern research, produce creative projects, and design practical programs that can creatively and untraditionally address real-life issues related to this vital area. This program will qualify you to work as teachers, trainers, psychological and educational advisors, researchers, program developers for the talented and gifted, or as developers of special education programs.
For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see study plan.
Postgraduate diploma: You will have the opportunity to design your own learning pathway, relevant to your professional needs, as this graduate program provides an exit opportunity with a postgraduate diploma in gifted and talented education, after completion of only two semesters.
Accreditation: This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.
Admission Requirements: The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution with a minimum AGPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 Scale or its equivalent and provide a proof for Arabic language proficiency subject to admission standards of academic programs taught in Arabic (EmSAT Arabic 1250). Applicants will also be required to provide proof for minimum English language proficiency subject to admission standards of academic programs taught in Arabic (IELTS: 4.5 or above, TOEFL 450 paper-based). For full admission requirements and transfer from other institutions, please see Admission Requirements.
Cost per credit hour: AED 2000 (This program requires 36 credit hours for completion)
To view other program-related one-time costs such as admission and application fees, please see Tuition & Fees.