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)
 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Field of Study
Principles of Education Philosophy of Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Professional Ethics, Parenting Education, Educational Evaluation
Educational Culture and Society Education and Sociocultural, Cultural and Cross-cultural Studies, Chinese and Chinese Education, Research on Education in South East Asia
Curriculum and Pedagogy Curriculum and Instruction, Teaching Chinese as a First Language, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Psychological Counselling and Development Educational Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Counsellor Education, School Counselling


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 Research
Dr. Mok Soon Chong
莫顺宗 博士
Education and Culture of the Chinese in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
Dr. Voon Phin Keong
文平强 博士
Human Geography (Settlement, Population, Culture and Education), Chinese Community Studies, Issues of Chinese education in East & Southeast Asia
Associate Professor
Dr. Wong Shwu Huey
王淑慧 博士
Curriculum and Instruction, Education and Sociocultural Studies, Chinese and Chinese Education, Teacher Education
Associate Professor
Dr. Wang Rui Xin
王睿欣 博士
Language Education and Teaching, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Chinese and Chinese Education, Educational Culture and Philosophy
Assistant Professor
Dr. Keh Foo Bee 
郭富美 博士
Counselling Psychology, Counsellor Education
Dr. Lee See Seng
Educational Research and Evaluation, Quantitative Data Analysis, Teacher Education
Dr. Eng Lee Choo
翁丽珠 博士
Teacher Education,Teacher Professional Ethics,Education and Socio Cultural
教师教育、 教师专业伦理、教育与社会文化
Assistant Professor
Chong Wei Loong
Education and Sociocultural Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, Chinese and Chinese Education, Teacher Education


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