Master of Education

Master of Education

Programme Synopsis

Due to the current shift towards knowledge-based economy, there is a growing demand for highly-educated teachers or educational leaders to manage schools and institutions more effectively.

In line with this demand, the Master of Education is designed with the following objectives :

  • 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 and carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of conducting research in their related fields of specialization.

The Master of Education is especially suited for teachers, school principals, college lecturers and other education personnel who wish to equip themselves with up-to-date knowledge and specialized skills for continuous personal improvement as well as career enhancement in their professions.

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Programme Director


Name : DR GURCHARAN SINGH A/L BISHEN SINGH
Tel (Office) : 603 2773 2460
Email : gurcharan_singh@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate AND Diploma in Education OR Diploma/Certificate in Teaching; OR
Bachelor degree in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted with at least 2 years related working experience.
Bachelor degree with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years related working experience.

OR

APEL Entry (Only for Malaysians)

The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM
Coursework with Master's Project
Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3,942 RM3,942
Sem 2 RM3,942 RM1,314
Sem 3 RM3,942 RM1,314
Total     RM18,396
Coursework with Concentration (Educational Management)
Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3,942 RM2,628
Sem 2 RM3,942 RM2,628
Sem 3 RM3,942 RM1,314
Total RM18,396
Coursework with Concentration (School Leadership)
Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3,942 RM3,942
Sem 2 RM3,942 RM1,314
Sem 3 RM3,942 RM1,314
Total RM18,396
* 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.



Note

♦ 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.
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Note

Coursework with concentration option is currently offered in Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Johor (Batu Pahat), Sabah (KK, Sandakan, Kota Marudu & Keningau), Sarawak (Kuching), Kelantan (KB), Terengganu (KT) & Pahang (Kuantan) only.


With Master's Project

Coursework with Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Instructional Technology 3
Guidance and Counselling 3
Guidance and Counselling 3
Comparative Education 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Master's Project OR 3 following subjects in lieu of this course
  1. Sociology of Education
  2. Educational Administration
  3. Educational Leadership
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3
3
3

With Concentration

Coursework With Concentration (Educational Management)
Subject Name Credit Hours
Instructional Technology 3
Guidance and Counselling 3
Educational Psychology 3
Comparative Education 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
Qualitative Research Methodology 3
Curriculum Development 3
Quantitative Research Methodology 3
Statistics For Educational Research 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Educational Leadership 3
Educational Administration 3
School Effectiveness & School-based Management 3
Seminar Paper in Educational Management 3
Coursework With Concentration (School Leadership)
Subject Name Credit Hours
Instructional Technology 3
Sociology of Education 3
Educational Psychology 3
Comparative Education 3
Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
School Effectiveness & School-based Management 3
Curriculum Development 3
Educational Leadership 3
Educational Research Methodology 3
Models and Strategies of Teaching 3
Educational Administration 3
Seminar Paper in School Leadership 3
School Leadership Improvement Project 6

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