Doctor of Education (EDD)

Programme Synopsis

The Doctor of Education (EDD) is designed to produce high quality academics in the area of education. This is in line with the nation aspiration in enhancing the human capital, which will be the pillar in achieving vision 2020. The following are the specific objectives of this programme.

  • To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or lecturers in educational institutions.
  • To produce education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning dan carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
  • To produce academicians who are capable of con ducting research in their related fields of specialisation.
  • To develop educational leaders who can translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications.

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Programme Director

Tel (Office): 603 2773 2431
Tel (Mobile): 6016 288 0808

Normal Entry

Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) in Education;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Bachelor’s degree in Education;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess Diploma/Certificate in Teaching;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and possess at least 2-year teaching experience;OR
Master’s degree (Level 7 MQF) other than Education and pass three (3) bridging courses offered by the university;OR
Any equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Semester Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Sem 1 RM3300 RM3300 RM2060 RM2060
Sem 2 RM3300 RM3300 RM2060 RM2060
Sem 3 RM3300 RM3300 RM2060 RM2060
Total RM32,160

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%

  • Note

    • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate clustermes
    • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
    • An administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
    • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
    • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
    • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
    • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the clusterme.


    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Current Trends in Higher Education 3
    Psychology of Education 3
    Comparative Studies in Curriculum Change 3
    Quantitative Research Methods 3
    Qualitative Research Methods 3
    Academic Writing for Postgraduates 3

    Concentration Courses

    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Education Management
    Economics of Education 3
    Educational Change and Innovation 3
    Educational Law and Governance 3
    Human Resource Management in Education 3
    Instructional Design
    Instructional Design 3
    Leadership in Instructional Technology 3
    Instructional Tools and Applications 3
    Trends and Issues in Distance Education 3

    Elective Courses

    Educational Management (Choose any 2)
    Economics of Education
    Educational Change and Innovation
    Human Resource Management in Education
    Instructional Design (Choose any 2)
    Instructional Design
    Leadership in Instructional Technology
    Instructional Tools and Applications


    • Doctoral Seminar: (Conceptual Paper): HPEF7090 (4 Credits)
    • Dissertation: HPDT7100 (40 Credits)