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Professional Diploma in Teaching (English)Back

Program Overview and Objectives

Delivery type Duration Language Intakes Study location(s)
Evening or weekend Part-time: 1 year English Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Abu Dhabi or Al Ain or Dubai

If you are passionate about teaching and delivering a high-quality learning experience then this program is for you.  Blending practical experience with theoretical study, the program prepares you to teach in both public and private schools.

Practical school-based teaching experience is combined with the latest research into effective teaching and learning strategies. You will learn to plan, design, critically review and implement a curriculum, including material development. This program prepares you to teach a variety of subjects, examines classroom management strategies and the use of education technology. 

You will gain skills that will enable you to design curricula and learning environments that will fully engage students in the learning process, taking into account different learning styles and special needs. You will study policy behind curriculum design, as well as analyze and evaluate different evaluation techniques.

This qualification is a requirement for becoming a teacher in countries across the region.

Accreditation

This program is nationally accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation at the UAE’s Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs. Additionally, the program is internationally recognized and accredited by the following bodies.


  • Career prospects

    Graduates of this program have gone on to teach in both government and private schools within the UAE and across the region. Some chose to become subject-specific teachers in Arabic, Islamic Studies, Science, Mathematics or English. Graduates can also take up education management roles, as well as non-teaching positions such as counselors and advisors.

  • Entry Requirements for Direct Admission

    • Bachelor Degree: in a directly related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4.00-point scale, from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs.

    We also welcome applications from students with a variety of bachelor degrees from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs. These applicants will be granted admission into the program after the successful completion of some business foundation courses. For more information on international students’ admission to any of ADU’s postgraduate programs visit International Postgraduate Students.

    Applicants with CGPA’s and English Proficiency Test scores that don’t match the above requirements may be granted exceptions for conditional admission. For more information on conditional admission to any of ADU’s postgraduate programs visit Conditional Admissions.

    Students who are native speakers of English, and have completed their undergraduate education in an institution where the medium of instruction is English may be exempted from the English Proficiency Tests. For inquiries and more information, visit Postgraduate Admissions.

    Postgraduate transfer students may apply for credit transfer for courses taken prior to joining Abu Dhabi University only once, when they first apply for admission. For more information on requirements for credit transfer, visit Transfer Students.

    For further guidance on requisite pre-core courses, and required admission documents, visit postgraduate admissions

    or call toll free +9712 800 ADYOU (23968)

    or email admissions@adu.ac.ae for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses

    or admissiondxb@adu.ac.ae for Dubai Knowledge Park campus

    or click here to download ADU’s postgraduate programs catalogue

  • Curriculum

    Core Courses: 21 Total Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS PREREQUISITE
    EDC 470(E) Education in UAE 3 -
    EDC 471(E) Classroom Management 3 -
    EDC 473(E) Educational Psychology 3 -
    EDC 474(E) School Curriculum 3 -
    EDC 475(E) Educational Technology 3 -
    EDC 481(E) Practicum Course 6 EDC471, EDC474, CE1

    Core Elective Courses: 3 Total Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS PREREQUISITE
    EDC 477(E) Methods of Teaching Islamic 3 -
    EDC 478(E) Methods of Teaching Math 3 -
    EDC 479(E) Methods of Teaching Science 3 -
    EDC 480(E) Methods of Teaching English 3 -
    EDC 482(E) Methods of Teaching Social Studies 3 -
    EDC 483(E) Methods of Teaching Information Technology 3 -
    EDC 484(E) Methods of Teaching Fine Arts and Graphic Design 3 -

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships (Dubai)


     

    Program

    Fees Per

    Credit Hour

    Total Credit Hours

    Total Credit Hours Tuition Fees

    Professional Graduate Diploma in Teaching

    AED 900

    24

    AED 21,600

    Note: The costs of books and supplies are not included in the tuition fees. Students at Abu Dhabi University are also required to pay certain fees and other costs to attend the University.  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to change tuition and other fee rates at any time.  A tuition schedule is published prior to registration for each semester.  For more information, please click here to view the University's fee structure.


  • Fees

    POSTGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences
    Master of Education in Educational Leadership AED 2,840
    Master of Science in Special Education AED 2,840
    Professional Diploma in Teaching (Arabic / English) AED 900
    Business
    Executive Master of Business Administration AED 2,840
    Master of Business Administration with specializations in: Aviation Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Finance, Human Resource Management AED 2,840
    Master of Human Resources Management AED 2,840
    Master of Strategic Leadership AED 2,840
    Doctorate of Business Administration AED 4,620
    Engineering
    Master of Engineering in Electrical & Computer Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Engineering Management AED 2,940
    Master of Project Management AED 2,940
    Master of Science in Civil Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Information Technology AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering AED 2,835
    Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture AED 2,835
    Guided Reading Course AED 2,100
    Law
    Master of Public Law AED 2,840
    Master of Private Law AED 2,840
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 400
    Registration Fee (Non-refundable; Paid once upon admission) AED 2,850
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Late Registration/Payment 500 500
    Student Services 350 175
    Healthcare Services 120 60
    Institutional TOEFL (Optional) 425
    IELTS Exam (Optional) 945
    Accommodation FeesAED
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Private 12,500 3,800
    Semi-private 9200 2800
    Double 6700 2000
    Double with Shared-bath 5400 1700

    Note:  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to make changes affecting tuition and other fees during the fiscal year.



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