Program Overview

For anyone passionate about training, believes in learning on the job and agrees that there are benefits of personal development for both individuals and businesses, then Learning and Development is the perfect course for you. Learning and Development puts together rudiments from economics, business, human resource management and learning sciences and boosts your knowledge creation to keep companies competitive. The L&D program will work on the requisite competencies if you are in human resource development or have training responsibilities. After completing the course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to build a successful career as a Learning and Development professional.

Laying your hands on an MA in Education with Learning & Development will help boost your professional career, promotions at work related to mid and upper-level HR and training jobs as employees will master the requisite skills and knowledge. According to a report by Forbes, organizations around the globe are investing 130 billion USD globally intending to promote their workforce’s ‘skills supply chain’. Training Magazine, in 2019, estimated a total of 290,000 USD and 13 million USD on average is spent by small businesses and large corporations respectively each year for professional development.

Completing this online Training & Development Master degrees will let you develop pedagogical expertise to strategize and implement organized and effective seminars or workshops that aim to boost staff productivity.
 

Learning Outcome

A degree in Master of Arts in Education with Learning & Development aims at equipping professionals with elements from economics, business, human resource management and sciences to enhance their knowledge creation to stay ahead in a rather competitive field. After completing this advanced program, professionals looking for promotions in mid and upper-level HR and training jobs will master the requisite skills and knowledge necessary to develop a successful career as a Learning and Development professional.

Upon completion of the Master in Education with L&D, trainees will be able to:

  • Design, develop and analyse Need Analysis.
  • Comprehend and reflect on Adult Learning Theories.
  • Get a grip on the purpose of the training process and what encourages trainees. Design an effective and productive training session that would make the it more result driven.
  • Learn and understand the knowledge of adapting the various styles of training and development.
  • Learn the updated steps to facilitate the learning process and also the ways to conduct training and development sessions and things needed to keep in mind to make your presence felt in the training room.
  • Learn the ways to focus on the effectiveness of providing feedback, types of feedback, providing solutions to problems, what to ask trainees, how to observe them, how to receive feedback, etc.
  • Understand the performance gap of the trainees, how to design the activities to engage them etc.

Admission Requirement

  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required

Program Requirements

All our Master program under Faculty of Education has four distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 3 credits and 1 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 18 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 12 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 3 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum

Foundation (3 credits)

  • 1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners

Core (18 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (12 credits)

  • 1. Training Need Analysis (Basic and Advance)
  • 2. Training and it’s Environments, Equipment’s & Learning - Trainer as a facilitator
  • 3. Techniques, Managing Group & Feedback
  • 4. Methods, Media, Balancing training, Session Structure & Evaluation of Training

Capstone Project (3 credits) - Choose 1

  • 1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  • 2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3. Research Paper – 21st century Teaching – 5000 words

Fees and Funding

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2200 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1550 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
  • 68,000 Thai Baht – If paying in Asia
  • 1,60,000 INR– If paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from USA. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Scholarship

East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship.

Certification

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from East Bridge College (EBC)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • EBC is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All EBC learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from EBC can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)

Career & Opportunities

The demand for training coaches and facilitators is on the rise as more and more executives are learning the impact of HR development on their career. According to a study, it was found that entities that devote at least 1,500 USD per employee to education and development annually reap 24% higher profit margins.

Any graduate with a Master of Arts in Education with Learning and Development will get the opportunity to work in any sector he/she wants to. Schools and colleges are eager to employ them for conducting professional development sessions for teachers and other school staff or to train teachers to integrate technology into their lessons. Professionals holding a master’s degree in L&D are quite in demand in the field of Human Resource and work as human resource professionals in businesses and non-profits where their major responsibility would be to design and develop customized training sessions for employees, customers and volunteers.

Such professionals are sometimes hired to assist content specialists, as in academics or scientists, to put their courses or informational materials online. Equipped with an advanced degree, professionals are mentored and prepared to teach adult learners and exhibit excellent leadership, training and organizational skills.

Professionals completing the program can also choose to get into freelance training and work with corporate organizations.

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