Master of Educational Leadership & Management | UNITAR

4 Semesters / 1 Year 6 Months
Ipoh and Petaling Jaya (Main)
EPF Withdrawal Available
RM 1,213.00per
RM 19,400.00 total fee

Why this course

Master of Education (Educational Leadership & Management) helps students gain a strong foundation in educational management, education theory and research, culminating in a project paper at the end of the course. The course structure is ideal for those who want to develop specialised knowledge and skills in educational leadership, research and other areas related to education leadership and management.

The programme allows you to evaluate alternative policies and practices, understand theories and models of evaluation and develop research skills related to the use of key information technologies and academic writing.

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Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master’s Programme:

  • i. A bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) in the field or related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by UNITAR Senate; OR
  • ii. A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR

Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (ii).

  • Entry requirements for admission into the Master’s program (level 7, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application;​
    • Possess at least STPM / Diploma / A-Levels / equivalent qualifications;​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 600 for TOEFL OR
    its equivalent.


  • Philosophical Ideas in Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Education
  • Educational Leadership Management
  • Management of School Discipline
  • School Financial Management and Control
  • School Effectiveness and Improvement
  • Education and the Law
  • Project Paper
  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Tutor/Lecturer
  • Learning Centre Operator
  • Instructional Co-ordinator
  • Education Administrator
  • Registrar
  • Researcher

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