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Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The Master of Education programme offers the following major areas of specialization:Teaching of Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers,Teaching of Islamic Education,Educational,Management and Leadership,Counseling,Educational Psychology,Curriculum and Instruction.Social Foundations of Education,Instructional Technology,Teaching Thinking,Teaching English as a Second Language


The main objectives of the Master of Education programme (M.Ed.) offered by the Kulliyyah of Education are as follows:

  • To upgrade the qualification and skills of teachers, administrators and counselors as instructors/facilitators, leaders and trainers in curriculum innovations and teaching methodologies, administration and career guidance and counseling.
  • To develop Islamic approaches in the presentation of knowledge under contemporary social and cultural conditions.
  • To find effective approaches and methodologies in the presentation of value-laden knowledge under actual classroom situations.
  • To train Islamic oriented professionals in education who could:

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Provision & The Right to Education: Critical Perspectives on Theory, Policy & Practice
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Reflecting on Professional Practice
  • Social History of Education & its Practices
  • Leadership & Management (Pathway module)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Arabic
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree with Honours (minimum 120 credit hours) in relevant areas from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) or an equivalent degree from a recognized university; and has obtained a Diploma in Education in relevant areas from IIUM or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • English and/or Arabic language proficiency where relevant

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/month
    Living Costs

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