Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) – Online

Postgraduate Diploma
4 Semesters / 1 Year 3 Months
Online
From
RM 375.00per
month
RM 6,000.00 total fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

The Post Graduate Diploma in Education programme (PGDE) is designed for those who have completed tertiary education and aspire to be teaching professionals in Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary educational institutions. PGDE prepares both new and experienced educators to be inspired teaching professionals who are competent in overcoming the challenges in the educational settings.

At UNITAR, students will develop the capacity to become a transformative teacher through the theoretical grounding while developing critical capacities to make pedagogical judgements and decisions, and at the same time make a positive impact on the outcomes of learners, through a broad range of pedagogical and other relevant skills in order to become effective educators.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only
MOHE/MQA:
[R/145/7/0053 (MQA/FA 4929) 02/25]

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Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Postgraduate diploma in education Programme:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (level 6, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by the UNITAR Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Post-Graduate program (level7, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:
  1. A Malaysian citizen; and
  2. The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the application;
  3. Possess at least STPM/ Diploma/ A-Levels/ equivalent qualifications;
  4. Relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning; and
  5. Pass the APEL Assessment

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Minimum score of 42 for TOEFL; OR its equivalent.

Year 1

  • Philosophical Ideas in Education
  • Curriculum, Instructions and Assessment in Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Management of School Discipline

Year 2

  • Action Research
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Primary/Secondary School Teacher
  • Principal
  • Private Home Tutor
  • Education Consultant
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Curriculum developer
  • Researcher

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. This programme aims to produce inclusive practitioners who will be able to face the challenges of the 21st century classroom, by adopting innovative pedagogies that support all learners and foster collaborative working.
  2. This systematic reflection on teaching in the classroom gives the programme its distinctive postgraduate character.

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