Doctor of Education (EDD)

Doctor of Education (EDD)

Programme Synopsis

The Doctor of Education (EDD) is designed to produce high quality academics in the area of education. This is in line with the nation aspiration in enhancing the human capital, which will be the pillar in achieving vision 2020. The following are the specific objectives of this programme.

  • 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 dan carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of conducting research in their related fields of specialisation.
  • To develop educational leaders who can translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications.

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Normal Entry

Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) in Education;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Bachelor’s degree in Education;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Diploma/Certificate in Teaching;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess at least 2-year teaching experience;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and pass three (3) bridging courses offered by the university;OR
Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Bridging Courses (*The bridging courses is only for learner that not fulfill the requirement.)

Semester Year 1
Sem 1 RM3,942
Total RM3,942

Semester Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Sem 1 RM3,300 RM3,300 RM2,060 RM2,060
Sem 2 RM3,300 RM3,300 RM2,060 RM2,060
Sem 3 RM3,300 RM3,300 RM2,060 RM2,060
Total RM32,160
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


♦ Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

♦ Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

♦ Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.


Subject Name Credit Hours
Current Trends in Higher Education 3
Psychology of Education 3
Comparative Studies in Curriculum Change 3
Quantitative Research Methods 3
Qualitative Research Methods 3
Academic Writing for Postgraduates 3

Concentration Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Education Management
Economics of Education 3
Educational Change and Innovation 3
Educational Law and Governance 3
Human Resource Management in Education 3
Instructional Design
Instructional Design 3
Leadership in Instructional Technology 3
Instructional Tools and Applications 3
Trends and Issues in Distance Education 3

Elective Courses

Educational Management (Choose any 2)
Economics of Education
Educational Change and Innovation
Human Resource Management in Education
Instructional Design (Choose any 2)
Instructional Design
Leadership in Instructional Technology
Instructional Tools and Applications


  • Doctoral Seminar: (Conceptual Paper): HPEF7090 (4 Credits)
  • Dissertation: HPDT7100 (40 Credits)