Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Educational Research and Evaluation

 University Admission Requirements

The following shall be eligible to register for the Doctorate Degree programme

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Holder of a Master’s Degree of Moi University in the relevant field, or
  • Holder of a Master’s Degree from any accredited university by CUE
  • University Holder of other qualifications considered as equivalent to a relevant Master’s degree

Other Admission Requirements (where applicable)

  • A statement/concept paper of intended research (not  exceeding 1000 words) to demonstrate personal interest and insight regarding the research topic and ability to undertake research independently through a provisional conceptualization and design of the research.
  • For international students, Admission will normally be granted subject to the candidate fulfilling the Commission for University Education requirement.

Procedure of Application for Admission to the University

Applications for admission into a PhD programme shall be submitted online to the Dean on prescribed forms with appropriate application fees receipt.  The candidate submits certified copies of Bachelors and Master’s degree certificates, plus all the relevant transcripts and testimonials must also be submitted for verification by a relevant body.  Upon admission, the candidate shall present the original certificates for verification.

Duration of the Programme

The programme shall normally take a period of three (3) academic years. An academic year shall normally consist of two Semesters each lasting fourteen weeks.

Mode of Delivery of the Programme

The mode of delivery of the programme shall be full time and part-time study offered through a blend of face to face and online teaching modes. The programme is to be completed by coursework and thesis.  Structure of the Programme

 

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 Programme Structure

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

(hrs)

FIRST YEAR - Semester 1

RME 901C

Advanced Quantitative Methods and their Application In Education

3

RME 902C

Advanced Qualitative Methods and their Application In Education

3

RME 907C

Research Seminar On Emerging Issues in Educational research and evaluation

3

RME 906C

Research Ethics And Integrity

3

RME 908 C

Evaluation Theories and Designs in education

3

RME 904 C

Participatory Action Research

3

Sub-Total

 

18  Units

FIRST YEAR - Semester 2

RME 903C

Advanced Mixed Methods Research

3

PSY 916C

 Advanced Educational Measurement And Evaluation

3

EDU 902 C

Research Proposal and Thesis Writing

3

CIM 924 C

Systems Evaluation in Education

3

RME 905C

Project and Programme Evaluation in Education

3

RME909 C

Data Science and Data Analytics

3

ELECTIVE

 One Course

3

Sub-Total

 

21  units

SECOND-YEAR - SEMESTERS 1& 2

EDU 999C

Fieldwork

15

THIRD-YEAR - SEMESTERS 1& 2

EDU 999C

Thesis Writing

15

Sub-Total

 

30 Units

ELECTIVE COURSES- To Select 1 Course

CIM 921-E

Curriculum Innovation and Implementation

3

EDF 915E

Growth And Development Of Educational Policy And Legal Framework

3

Grand Total

Total Expected Units

66 Units

 

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