The Professional Diploma in Teaching program has been designed for teachers and educators who already hold undergraduate degrees but wish to obtain a professional qualification in teaching. The period of study in the Professional Diploma in Teaching is one year, and it has been fully accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in 2014-2015.
The Professional Diploma in Teaching aspires to be a leader in qualifying prospective teachers and educational leaders. The program also seeks to offer exemplary educational services to improve the quality of life in the UAE and the lives of the individuals the diploma serves.
The Mission of the Professional Diploma in Teaching is to qualify teachers and educational leaders and to advance the profession of education through emphasis on active learning rather than traditional teaching and through research, technology, clinical processes, and collaboration with local schools and educational establishments in the UAE.
Upon completion of the Professional Diploma in Teaching Program, the teacher candidates should be able to:
To obtain a Diploma degree from the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, a student must successfully complete 24 credit hours, with a minimum GPA of 2 out of 4.
|Course No||Course Title||CR.H.|
|Compulsory Requirements (21 CR.H.)|
|0401525E||School Curriculum and U.A.E. Curriculum||3|
|Compulsory Requirement according to specialization (3 CR. H.)|
|0401531||Methods of Teaching Islamic Studies||3|
|0401532||Methods of Teaching Arabic Language||3|
|0401533||Methods of Teaching English Language||3|
|0401534||Methods of Teaching Math||3|
|0401535||Methods of Teaching Science||3|
|0401536||Methods of Teaching Social Studies||3|
|0401537||Methods of Teaching IT||3|
|Elective Courses (3 CR.H.)|
|Prerequisite: Compulsory requirement according to specialization.|
|0401527E||Teaching Diversified Groups||3|
|0401528E||Foundations of Education||3|