Master of Education

The Master of Education degree programme is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to be effective educators. The programme is fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and Ministry of Education Malaysia. It seeks to provide a theoretical perspective of educational practices in various areas of specialisation.

The programme is approved by Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

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Malaysian Students:

Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent or accepted by AeU Senate

International Students:

  • A recognised Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) with CGPA of 2.5
  • English Language Proficiency equivalent to IELTS of 5.5 or TOEFL score of 550 or passed the AeU Placement Test or other equivalent approved by the Senate of AeU. Those who have their tertiary education in English shall normally be exempted from the requirement.

Alternative Entry: 

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • 30 years of age as of 1st January in the year of application
  • Possess at least STPM/Diploma/equivalent (e.g. foundation) with relevant work experience
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Senate of AeU; and
  • 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 tutorial per subject 
Grading Assignments  60%
Examination 40%
MQA Accreditation A 9151
Advertisement Code (R/140/7/0007)08/18
EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only) 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 curriculum and instruction.
  • Implement multiple approaches in assessing student learning



  • 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


Teaching English as a Second Language

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

Teaching Bahasa Malaysia

  • Trends and Issues in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia
  • Literatures in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia
  • Research in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia
  • Project Paper in Teaching Bahasa Malaysia

Nursing Education

  • Issues and Trends in Nursing Education
  • Clinical Teaching in Nursing
  • Research in Nursing Education
  • Project Paper in Nursing Education

Early Childhood Education

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

Educational Psychology

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

Instructional Technology

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

Educational Management

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

Science Education

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

Educational Assessment & Evaluation

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

Curriculum And Instruction

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

Higher Education Teaching

  • Academic Leadership & Research Supervision
  • Counselling in Higher Education
  • Research in Higher Education Teaching
  • Project Paper in Higher Education Teaching

Mathematics Education

  • Curriculum and Assessment in Mathematics
  • Trends and Issues in Mathematics Education
  • Research 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 on tuition fee for full payment of semester fees
  • 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
  • RM7,000 personal incaome tax relief

Terms and conditions apply


Last update: 5/5/2017