Master of Education (R2-DL/140/7/0007) (A9151) (08/23)

The Master of Education degree programme is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to be effective educators. It seeks to provide a theoretical perspective of educational prectices in various areas of concentrations. The programme is approved by Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and recognised by the Public Service Department (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam).

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Normal Entry:

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualifications with CGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the AeU Senate: OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualifications with CGPA below of 2.50 can be admitted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in related fields.

English Language Competency Requirement (for International Students) :

  • Minimum score for TOEFL PBT 410-433/ TOEFL IBT 34-40 OR Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR Pearson Test of English PTE 36 OR Cambridge English: Advance (CAE) 160 OR Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 180 OR Malaysian University English Test (MUET Band 3).
  • Any international student from countries using English as an official medium of instruction or from an academic institution using English as a medium of instruction, shall normally be exempted from the above requirement.

Alternative Entry: 

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum 30 years of age in the year of application
  • Possess at least STPM/Diploma/equivalent (e.g. foundation) with relevant work experience
  • Passed APEL assessment

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Modes of Study


  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration 18-20 months
Frequency of Tutorials Once a month – Saturday & Sunday with 3 tutorials per subject 
Grading Assignments  60%
Examination 40%
MQA Accreditation A 9151
Programme Code (R2-DL/140/7/0007) (A9151) (08/23)
EPF Claimable YES


Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Analyse trends and issues in education.
  • Integrate technology in teaching and learning.
  • Engage in critical analysis of research evidence and application in the classroom.
  • Conduct research that contributes to the solution of educational problems.
  • Assume leadership roles in various educational settings.
  • Implement multiple approaches in assessing student learning



  • Research Methods in Education
  • Statistics in Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education
  • Philosophy & Sociology of Education
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Educational Assessment
  • Curriculum Design and Development
  • Models of Instruction
  • Fundamentals of Instructional Technology


Teaching English as a Second Language

  • Teaching Literature in English as a Second Method
  • Issues and Methods in Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Project Paper in Teaching English as Second Method

Teaching Bahasa Malaysia

  • Trends and Issues in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia
  • Literature in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia
  • Project Paper in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia

Early Childhood Education

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Curriculum & Instruction in the Early Years
  • Project Paper in Early Childhood Education

Educational Psychology

  • Brain, Cognition and Education
  • Lifespan Development
  • Project Paper in Educational Psychology

Instructional Technology

  • Web-Based Learning
  • Principles of Instructional Design
  • Project Paper in Instructional Technology

Educational Management

  • Concepts and Theories in Educational Management
  • Emerging Perspectives in Educational Leadership
  • Project Paper in Educational Management

Science Education

  • Trends in the Teaching and Learning of Science
  • Science, Technology and Society Education
  • Project Paper in Science Education

Educational Assessment & Evaluation

  • Testing and Measurement
  • Programme Evaluation in Education
  • Project Paper in Educational Assessment & Evaluation

Curriculum And Instruction

  • School Curriculum
  • Curriculum of the Future
  • Project Paper in Curriculum & Instruction

Mathematics Education

  • Curriculum and Assessment in Mathematics
  • Trends and Issues in Mathematics Education
  • Project Paper in Mathematics Education


For Malaysian and International students:

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:

  • 10% discount is offered to students who pay in full their annual tuition fee in one payment
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • RM6,000 personal incaome tax relief

Terms and conditions apply


Last update: 27/08/2018