M.Ed. On Campus


The Aga Khan University

24 months
6900 USD/year
5700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education (MEd) programme​​ at The Aga Khan University is a well-designed blend of theory, practicum and research. It prepares reflective practitioners who can transform teaching, learning, assessment and leadership and management practices in educational institutions. 


Students in the Education program at The Aga Khan University are developed as exemplary leaders with a strong commitment to educational change. By the time of graduation, students develop a broader understanding of educational issues, are able to think global, and are ready to find innovative solutions to suit their unique local needs. ​The MEd specialisations include:

  • Teacher Education focusing on Science, Mathematics, English Language and Social Studies education
  • Educational Leadership and Management, and
  • Educational Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation


Graduates of this programme are working as teachers, teacher educators, school ​leaders, curriculum developers, monitoring, evaluation and assessment experts, educational development professionals and education entrepreneurs in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Bangladesh, Syria and other parts of the world. Building on the foundation that the MEd programme provides, some of our graduates have pursued doctoral studies at IED and renowned international universities. Most of these are working as faculty and leaders of higher education institutions, lead researchers, education consultants and policy advisors in developed and developing countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership and Management; 
  • Early Childhood Care and Education; 
  • Language and Literacy in Education; Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation; 
  • Science in Education; 
  • Mathematics in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, with at least lower second-class (or equivalent) from a recognized University

  • Minimum two years’ teaching (5 years if from the Kenyan public sector) or equivalent educational experience

  • English skills sufficient to access a graduate level course

  • Ability to demonstrate strong reasoning and reflective skills

  • Ability to demonstrate a clear motivation for graduate level study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nairobi

49608 - 74988 KES /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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