City University Malaysia

Master of Education

Program Overview

The Master of Education is a respected postgraduate qualification, enabling you to specialize academically in education or further your career in education, another career of your choice. The course is open to teachers, educators, and trainers in schools, higher education institutions, or any learning organization in core areas of philosophy, sociology, management, curriculum, psychology, instructional technology, and evaluation.

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Specialization Pathway

  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Philosophical Ideas in Education
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Education
  • Development of Curriculum
  • Instruction & Pedagogy
  • Foundation of Instructional Technology
  • Educational Leadership and Technology
  • Information Skills and Access
  • Small Research Project
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Educational Management & Leadership
  • Instructional Design & Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Assessment & Evaluation
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Sociology of Education

Programme Modules


MOED 7003  Educational Research Methodology  – 3 CREDIT HOURS
MOED 7013 Development of Curriculum and Instruction – 3 CREDIT HOURS
MOED 7023 Philosophy of Education – 3 CREDIT HOURS

MOED 7397 Research Paper


Instructional Design and Technology – 15 CREDIT HOURS
Early Childhood Education – 15 CREDIT HOURS
Educational Psychology – 15 CREDIT HOURS

Elective subject 1 – 3 CREDIT HOURS
Elective subject 2 – 3 CREDIT HOURS
Elective subject 3 – 3 CREDIT HOURS

Specialisation Modules

MOED 7033 Foundation of Instructional Design – 3 CREDIT 
MOED 7043 Research in Instructional Design – 3 CREDIT 
MOED 7053 Educational Leadership in Technology – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7063 Principles of Instructional Design – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7073 Web-based and Distance Learning – 3 CREDIT

MOED 7183 Child Growth and Development – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7198 Curriculum and Instruction in the Early Years – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7203 Research in Early Childhood Education – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7213 Parental Involvement – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7233 Managing & Development Early Childhood Organization – 3 CREDIT

MOED 7343 Life Span Development – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7353 Brain and Cognition – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7363 Research in Educational Psychology – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7373 Psychology of Learning – 3 CREDIT
MOED 7383 Social Psychology – 3 CREDIT

City University

About City University

City University in Selangor, Malaysia was founded by a group of scholars with extensive experience in local and international universities in April 1984. The mission of the university is to provide high-quality industry and market-driven educational courses/programmes to produce knowledge-based, socially responsible leaders and managers.

The programmes offered at City University are comprehensive and recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) as well as the Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). The accreditation provides local and international recognition of City University as an institution of higher learning. Additionally, the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia recognises the university as a credible education provider.


  • Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and Public Service Department (JPA)
  • Approved by World Education Services (WES)
  • Also, listed under World Higher Education Database (WHED) – a portal, in collaboration with UNESCO, provides information on higher education systems.

Recognitions and Accolades

  • 2016 – The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) awarded a full University accreditation status and we are now known as City University Malaysia
  • 2010 – Upgraded to a ‘University College’ status and named City University College of Science and Technology
  • 1998 – Acquired by Selia Group and was rebranded as Unity College International (UCI) SELIA Group
  • 1984 – Established as Petaling Jaya Community College (PJCC) offering American Degree programmes, Technical and Corporate Training


According to the Malaysian government’s SETARA ratings of Malaysian universities, City University is rated as 4-Star or ‘Very Good’.

Assignment and Assessment

  • Each module consists of 2 assignments

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor or equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Applicants who have successfully completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCEi) with Exeed College will be considered for an advanced entry to the Master of Education. The PGCEi would count as 60 credits towards the Master of Education programme.
  • Applicants for whom English is not their native language, nor the medium of instruction of their first degree in approved contexts, must have achieved a British Council IELTS
  • Mature Entry
    Applicants would normally be required to have a minimum of 12 months experience in a role in education or a related area. This must be evidenced and supported in their application.
Fee Structure
AED 25000
Course Duration​
1 YearAwarding Bodies
City University, Malaysia

Study Mode
Online Learning
Blended Learning

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