New Era University College - Programmes

Course Details

Award: Master of Education (Research) (N/141/7/0008 / MQA/PA 10528)
Duration 2-4 years
Intakes September
Tuition Fee RM 12000;
RM 14000 (without Education major)
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Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.


The Master of Education programme provides for the completion of a research thesis in a wide range of related education topics in South East Asia, Educational Philosophy, Curriculum and Teaching, Early Childhood Education, Teaching and Learning, Teaching Chinese Language, Educational Psychology and other relevant topics. It aims to cultivate the ability of postgraduate students to analyses and solve specific problems through the mastering of the relevant research methods in Education. This programme will result in the cultivation of a specialist with professional up-to-date knowledge, and skills equipped in various areas of specialisation with theoretical perspective of educational practices. Graduates can engage in academic research and professional teaching, and be qualified to work in institutions of higher learning, research institutions, and other educational related organizations.

Basic Structure

The duration of full-time study is 2 to 4 years. Students are required to attend all prescribed courses, including the Research Methodology, Research Proposal & Seminar, Statistics and Data Analysis, Principles of Education (candidates who without education major), and pass the Thesis Proposal Defence.

The award of an ME requires the submission of a thesis for examination at a viva voce (oral examination) by two examiners, at least one of whom is external to NEUC. The ME thesis must show a grasp of the relevant literature, the methodologies and the issues involved in a specific area of study.

Who Should Join the Programme

This programme is intended for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of and research in Curriculum and Teaching, Educational Psychology, Education Management, Counselling, and the Education Development.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme may choose to become:

  1. Professionals who are competent researchers or practitioners in Education related field.
  2. Educational advisor or consultant.
  3. Academic staff in universities, research institutes, schools and educational related organizations.
  4. Managerial staff in business, research work for charitable agencies and other education related organizations.
  5. Curriculum directors, principals, administrators, and educators in nursery, preschool, primary, secondary schools, international and private schools.


Name Field of Expertise
Dr MOK Soon Chong 莫顺宗 博士 Research on Education in South East Asia
Dr VOON Phin Keong 文平强 博士 Research on Education in South East Asia
Dr. LEE Kam Hing 李锦兴 博士 Research on Education in South East Asia
Dr. WONG Ing Poh 黄永宝 博士 Research on Education in South East Asia
Dr. WONG Shwu Huey 王淑慧 博士 Curriculum and Teaching, Educational Research, Early Childhood Education and Teaching,  Cultural and Cross-cultural Studies, Educational Psychology, Teacher Professional Ethics, etc.)
Dr. WANG Rui Xin 王睿欣 博士 Educational Philosophy, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Teaching Chinese as a First Language, Teaching Chinese as a Second language, Cultural and Cross-cultural Studies, etc
Dr. KEH Foo Bee 郭富美 博士 Research on Educational Philosophy, Educational Psychology, School Counselling, School Counselling Management, Guidance and Counselling, Marriage and Family, etc
Dr. TSAI Tai Fen 蔡苔芬 博士 Educational Research, Cultural and Cross-cultural Studies, Educational Psychology, School Counselling, School Counselling Management, Guidance and Counselling, Parenting Education, etc.


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