Masters of Education (Planning and Administration)

Institute of Graduate Studies, University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
February September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,362
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 10,628

About this course

To produce dynamic Educational Administrators and Planners graduates who are able to apply their knowledge of theories and research to handle organisational challenges and operate more effectively and efficiently while working in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Master’s Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) or its equivalent in the related field.
  • Preference will be given to applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above or its equivalent, or second class honors from a recognized university.
  • Applicants having a Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 3.7 and above can apply directly for the PhD programme.

PhD Admission Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the related field.

Language Requirements

  • English
    • Have at least IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction.
    • Or Pass an English proficiency test approved by the University.
  • Bahasa Malaysia for Foreigners
    • All foreign candidates of higher degree are required to attend and pass the Bahasa Malaysia course run by the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics before the conferment of their Masters degree
    • Candidates are exempt from the course if they have obtained a pass grade in:
      • the Malaysian Certificate of Education level
      • Level III of the Bahasa Malaysia Proficiency Certificate
      • Level III of the University’s Intensive Bahasa Malaysia Certificate
      • Or equivalent


Faculty Core Courses

  • Research in Education
  • Statistics for Research in Education
  • Qualitative Research in Education
  • Survey Research
  • Future Studies
  • Experimental Research

Compulsory Courses in the Field of Specialization

  • Educational Planning
  • Educational Administration
  • Qualitative Research Method in Educational Planning and Administration
  • Quantitative Research Method in Educational Planning and Administration

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