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Education (Research), M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #651 (QS) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The master of Education (Research) programme offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara is offered to fulfil the need for experts in specific educational fields. Additionally, it is offered to provide opportunities for those interested to embark on serious research in their chosen area of education. It allows the participants to pursue an in depth study in the research area specified.
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The master of Education (Research) programme offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara  is carried out by research and is offered both on a full time and part time basis.

They could also find positions in education research and development, suitable with their area of expertise.

Programme Structure

 The graduates are expected to have good career prospects relevant to their area of expertise in public and private higher learning institutions. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

       6 semesters

    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      8 semesters

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

 a minimum CGPA of 3.00

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The M.Ed Educational Management & Leadership programme is open to candidates who fulfil the following requirements.
  • Ed (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 from a recognized university or;
  • Ed(Hons) from a recognized university with at least a year of teaching experience or;
  • Sc (Hons) or B.A (Hons) from a recognized university with at least a year of teaching experience or;
  • Any other professional qualification equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with honours with at least a year of teaching experienced AND
  • Passing the interview conducted by the faculty
  • (Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive involvement in research and publication in education)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3173 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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National Tuition Fees Per Semester (RM): 1148 ; $277International Tuition Fees Per total (RM): 12,930

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

  • 2210 - 3820 MYR/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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