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Professional Education (Training and Development)

12 months
887 USD/year
887 USD/year
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Professional Education (Training and Development) at Nanyang Technological University  seeks to deepen academic knowledge and competencies for individuals who work in or wish to move into professional roles within various settings of higher and adult professional education.


Professional Education (Training and Development) at Nanyang Technological University aims to provide a rigorous understanding of educational practices and systems from social, philosophical, psychological, cross-national and normative perspectives. 

It also seeks to foster an understanding of central issues in learning and development, education and training, and educational leadership in the various professional contexts. Its specific objective is to educate professional educators with values and beliefs as well as equipping them with a distinct set of skills to drive mentoring and coaching, innovative training, assessment and design practices.

Key facts:

Within workplaces, services, and organizations, employees are expected to engage in ongoing improvement through continuing professional education. Professional learning has become even more important in recent years with the increasing pressure on schools and academic institutions for greater evidence of quality work and outcomes in the continual education of their own educators.

 Professional educators play critical roles in professional learning of staff working in schools, universities, and public/ private educational institutions (e.g., teachers, faculty members, administrators and professional development staff) play critical roles in teaching, leading, and researching about their practices and carry out multiple missions of the institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workplace Coaching and Mentoring
  • Training Needs Assessment and Solutions
  • Training Methods and Strategies
  • E-learning Tools for Training
  •  Multimedia Design
  •  Facilitating Adult Learning 
  •  Programme Evaluation Models and Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Bachelor's degree, preferably with an honours degree
  • At least 2 years of working experience in one of the following:Teacher Professional Development
  • Educational Leadership
  • Higher Education
  • Continuing Education and Training
  • Other relevant adult education or management

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    887 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 887 USD per year during 12 months.
  • 1,177 SD

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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