New Era University College - Programmes

Course Details

Award: PhD (Education) (N/141/8/0002) (MQA/PA 10748)
Duration Full Time: 3-6 years
Part Time: 4-8 years
Intakes September
Tuition Fee RM 19,000;
RM 21,000 (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 Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD Ed) programme aims to train educational professionals to become independent researchers and to gain deeper and more critical insights into their own and others' professional practices and concerns. Through the fields of study in Sociology of Education, Educational Psychology, Education Management, Counselling, Education Development, and other relevant subjects, the programme promotes scholarly inquiry and the production of new knowledge within the context of a research culture.

Basic Structure

The duration of full-time study is 3 to 6 years, part time is 4-8 years. Students are required to attend all prescribed modules, including the Research Methodology, Research Proposal & Seminar, Statistics and Data Analysis, Principles of Education (candidates without education major), and pass the Thesis Proposal Defense. Students are also required to attend and participate in forums/international conferences. PowerPoint presentations or full text publication are accepted.

The award of an PhD Ed requires the submission of a thesis examination and a viva voce (oral examination) by a panel including three examiners, two of whom is an external appointee. The PhD Ed thesis must show a comprehensive 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 designed for students, teachers, lecturers, education administrators and all who are interested in educational studies to further their knowledge and advance their career prospects.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme may choose to become:

  1. Professionals who are competent researchers or practitioners in education and related areas of pursuit.
  2. Educational advisors or consultants.
  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. 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
Dr. Lee See Seng
Educational Research and Evaluation, Quantitative Data Analysis, Teacher Education


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