Master’s programme in education offered by IGNOU

The innovative Master of Arts (education) programme offered by IGNOU’s School of Education provides comprehensive understanding of education covering a variety of areas within education.


The course will help you acquire a higher level of specialization in a specific aspect of education. The aspects included are,

A. Higher education,

B. Distance education,

C. Educational technology,

D. Educational management

The objective of the course is to produce well-trained professionals who are knowledgeable in education and its various dimensions. More specifically, it intends to:

(a) Provide a learning-experience, which will enable you to understand and appreciate knowledge structures and paradigms of education,

(b) Develop professionals for effective participation in different areas of education, and

(c) Create a community of scholars adequately equipped for participation in educational discourse.

Total number of credit: 68. You must cover 34 credits each year. The dissertation work in second year carries 10 credits.

A candidate having a Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) with/without a degree in education is eligible for the course. You can complete the programme in a minimum of two years and in a maximum of five years.

The multi-media instructional mode combines self-instructional print material, audio/video components, assignments, counseling sessions, teleconferencing, interactive radio counseling and dissertation work. for more info check out IGNOU Courses