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 : PROF DR WIDAD OTHMAN
Tel (Office) : 603 27732030
Email : widad@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 Admission

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

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Coursework with Master's Project
Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3942 RM2628
Sem 2 RM3942 RM3942
Sem 3 RM3942 -
Total     RM18,396
Coursework with Concentration
Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3942 RM2628
Sem 2 RM3942 RM3942
Sem 3 RM2628 RM1314
Total RM18,396

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%


  • Note

    • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate Programmes
    • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
    • Administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
    • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
    • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
    • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
    • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit.
    • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme.
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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
    9
    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 9
    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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