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Master of Education

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths ; 2 Yrs (full coursework)
Part Time/Full TimePart-Time, Distance Learning ODL
Fees18,396/Course
FacultyCluster Education & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Mode of StudyCoursework and Research
Course Description

Due to the current shift towards knowledge-based economy, there is a growing demand for highly-educated teachers or educational leaders to manage schools and institutions more effectively.

In line with this demand, the Master of Education is designed with the following objectives :

  • To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or lecturers in educational institutions.
  • To produce education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning and carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of conducting research in their related fields of specialization.

The Master of Education is especially suited for teachers, school principals, college lecturers and other education personnel who wish to equip themselves with up-to-date knowledge and specialized skills for continuous personal improvement as well as career enhancement in their professions.

Curriculum

Note

Coursework with concentration is only offered in Kuala Lumpur, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang (Kuantan), Negeri Sembilan, Sabah (Kota Kinabalu) dan Sarawak (Kuching). The concentration offered is Educational Management.

 

With Master's Project

Coursework with Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Educational Leadership 3
Comparative Education 3
Educational Psychology 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Guidance and Counselling 3
Curriculum Development 3
Instructional Technology 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Directed Reading 3
Master's Project 6

With Concentration

Core coursework
Subject Name Credit Hours
Sociology of Education 3
Comparative Education 3
Educational Psychology 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Curriculum Development 3
Instructional Technology 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3

Concentration

Subject Name Credit Hours
EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Educational Administration 3
Educational Leadership 3
School Effectiveness & School-based Management 3
Seminar Paper in Educational Management 3
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate AND Diploma in Education OR Diploma/Certificate in Teaching; OR
Bachelor degree in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted with at least 2 years related working experience.
Bachelor degree with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years related working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 30 years of age on 1 January in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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