Master in Education (MED)

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Program Description

Master in Education (MED)


The AeU MED programme is aimed at educators from all industries passionate in enhancing personal and professional growth in specialized areas in education. It is a 2-year programme that offers popular specialisation areas such as TESL, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Technology, Nursing Education and more.
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Fully accredited programme [3] by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) [4], Ministry of Higher Education.


HIGHLIGHTS


• One of the few fully accredited MED programme in Malaysia

• Join a group of students from diverse range of educational backgrounds

• Delivery of programme is using blended learning - a combination of face to face tutorials and online learning.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


• Bachelor's Degree in Education recognized by AeU Senate OR

• Possess a Degree and teaching/training experience for minimum 2 years OR

• Open entry qualification recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia: Be at least 35 years old and Possess STPM or equivalent

• Provide evidence of prior learning experience and/or knowledge relevant to the programme applied for OR

• Other qualification recognised by the AeU Senate


FAST FACTS


Modes of Study:

  • Part Time
  • Blended Learning

Duration: 2 years


No. of Semesters: 6 (1 semester is 3 mths)

No. of Subjects: 14+ 1 Project Paper

Frequency of Tutorials: Once a month – Saturday & Sunday with 1 tutorial per subject (3hrs 20 min each) (Not compulsory)

Grading:

  • Assignment 1 20%
  • Assignment 2 40%
  • Final Exam 40%

MQA Accreditation: A 9151


EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only): YES


LEARNING OUTCOMES


• Provide students with the philosophical, sociological and psychological foundations of educational practice.

• Develop skills for solving particular educational problems, whether in teaching or training.

• Provide for the acquisition of sound principles and techniques essential to working effectively in a wide range of educational settings.

• Provide students with the research tools to actively engage in educational research at the graduate level.

• Examine several models of instruction for building effective teaching to meet diverse learning needs.

• Provide educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote the effective use of technology in a learner-centred environment.

• Provide students with multiple means of assessing and evaluating diverse student learning.


SPECIALISATIONS


• Teaching English as a Second Language

• Nursing Education

• Early Childhood Education

• Educational Psychology

• Instructional Technology

• Educational Management

• Science Education

• Educational Assessment & Evaluation

• Curriculum & Instruction

• Higher Education Teaching


SUBJECTS


• Research Methods in Education

• Statistics in Education

• Qualitative Research Methods in Education

• Philosophical Ideas in Education

• Sociology of Education

• Learning and Cognition

• Educational Assessment

• Curriculum Design and Development

• Models of Instruction

• Fundamentals of Instructional Technology


Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Asia e University (AeU) is a dual-mode (residential full time and online distance learning), the international university set in Asia, by Asians for Asia under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Its ... Read More

Asia e University (AeU) is a dual-mode (residential full time and online distance learning), the international university set in Asia, by Asians for Asia under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Its establishment is an initiative of Malaysia, as the prime mover for dual mode learning, with the support of 31 ACD Member Countries as confirmed at the Islamabad 2005 and Doha 2006 ACD Ministerial Meetings. AeU collaborates with global educational institutions to offer quality, affordable and marketable programmes through e-learning. Our cross-border and cross-culture programmes have attracted high numbers of postgraduates from around the world. AeU is also the main facilitator of the Asian Credit Transfer System (ACTS) - the mutual accreditation of academic programmes among Asian educational institutions. The ACTS is a part of AeU's CSR efforts in narrowing the digital divide among Asian communities. Focused on personalised learning on demand, AeU provides education for working professionals in search of flexibility, innovation and creativity in their educational needs. Vision To be a leader and a premier educational hub in the promotion of affordable and quality dual mode learning in Asia. Mission To work in collaboration with universities, institutions and corporations, drawing upon their collective expertise, prestige and resources to provide quality Higher Education and Lifelong Learning. Objectives Provide academic programmes of international reputation by capitalising on the expertise and prestige of collaborating institutions. Provide students with access to relevant, affordable, cost-effective, flexible education, and training programmes. Develop appropriate pedagogical strategies and technologies to strengthen students' critical thinking, creative abilities, and communication skills. Ensure that all programmes and courses meet the quality benchmark established in the policies and standard e-learning best practices among member institutions. Core Values Empowerment: We inspire trust and cultivate responsibilities in order to create value for our clients Excellence: We aspire to excel in our services and are committed to continuous improvement Integrity: We strive to maintain the highest ethical standards and professionalism Creativity: We constantly seek new new and innovative ways to do things Professionalism: We inculcate the highest standards in carrying out duties and tasks Read less