Doctor of Education – Online

N-DL/0111/8/0007 (MQA/PA 16827)

Doctorate (PhD)
9 Semesters / 3 years
EPF Withdrawal Available
RM 583.33per
Original price was: RM 36,000.00.Current price is: RM 29,000.00. total tuition fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is designed for experienced educators, educational leaders and professionals.

This EdD programme differs from a purely academic PhD in Education by focusing on the inter-relationships between pedagogical theory and practice.

Combining both research and application, the EdD is applicable to a broad range of industries inside and outside of the world of education.

It provides an ideal qualification for candidates seeking to move into senior leadership, higher level teaching or policy roles within the education realm.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only

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N-DL/0111/8/0007 (MQA/PA 16827)

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Course information

  • A Master’s Degree (Level 7, Malaysian Qualifications Framework, (MQF) in the field or related fields accepted by the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Senate;
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQA) recognized by the Government of Malaysia Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP.


International Students

  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 60 for TOEFL iBT OR its equivalent
Programme Modules (Full-Time)

Core Modules

  • Advanced Research Methodology

  • Advanced Qualitative Research

  • Advanced Quantitative Research

  • Philosophy of Education

  • Advanced Academic Writing

  • Doctoral Seminar in Education

  • Dissertation (Part 1) Independent Study Project and Proposal Defense
  • Dissertation (Part 2) Final Defense and Submission of Dissertation

Elective Modules

Any two courses out of the three courses for each specialization:

  • Educational Leadership and Management (ELM)
    • Advanced Leadership and Management in Education
    • Strategic Planning and Leading Change in Education

    • Human Resource Management in Education

  • Teaching English as Second Language (TESL)
    • Curriculum Design and Innovation

    • Advances in Sociolinguistics

    • Advanced Studies in Second Language Acquisition for TESL

  • Early Childhood Education
    • Principles and Practices in Early Childhood

    • Comprehensive Assessment in Early Childhood Education

    • Materials selection, adaptation, and design in Early Childhood Education

  • School Leadership (Principals/Deputy Principals/Head of De[artments/etc)

  • Higher Education Leadership (Deans/Deputy Deans/Heads of Departments/etc)

  • Curriculum specialist

  • Learning designer

  • Policy Officers

  • Academicians (Lecturers/Associate Professor/Professor/etc)

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

The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree at UNITAR covers a wide range of areas of knowledge related to research and policy, organizational leadership and management, as well curriculum design, instructional strategies, assessment methods, educational technology, and theories of teaching and learning in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) and Early Childhood Education (ECE).

These areas of knowledge provide a comprehensive foundation for EdD students in education to become leaders, advocates, researchers, policy makers and change agents who are prepared to address the complex challenges and opportunities in the field. Through coursework, in-depth research, and rich case-based learning experiences, students develop the expertise and skills needed to promote high-quality education

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