Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) – Online

Postgraduate Diploma
4 Semesters / 1 Year 3 Months
RM 375.00per
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 Early childhood, Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary educational institutions. PGDE prepares both the new and the 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
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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

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

  • 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
  • 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 the above.

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.

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

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