Master of Education (Educational Leadership & Management)

General

Program Description

Overview

Master of Education (Educational Leadership & Management) helps students gain a strong foundation in education theory and research, culminating in a project paper at the end of the course. The course structure is ideal for those who want to develop specialized knowledge and skills in educational leadership, research and other areas related to education management.

Program Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master's Program:

  • Bachelor's Degree Education (Hons) / Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government or professional bodies; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 AND Diploma in Education/Certificate in Education/Diploma in Teaching from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government or professional bodies; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 AND Diploma in Education/Certificate in Education/ Diploma in Teaching from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government or professional bodies and must have 1-year working experience in the related field; or
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Hons) with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted subject to five (5) year working experience in the related field; or
  • Applicants into the Master’s program (level 7, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 30 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.

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Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 1 year 6 months

Year 1

  • Foundations of Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Subject Curriculum and Instruction (Science-based subjects) OR
  • Subjects Curriculum and Instruction (Social Science-based subjects)
  • Assessment in Education
  • Management of School Discipline
  • Educational Leadership and Management
  • Curricular and Instructional Leadership
  • School Effectiveness and Improvement
  • School Financial Management and Control
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education

Year 2

  • Education and the Law
  • Project Paper

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering pri ... Read More

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering private universities in Malaysia. Read less