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Programme Duration

1 Year

Degree Type

Master of Education

The goal of the programme is to produce graduates and educational leaders with broad-based knowledge, competencies, skills and attitude in educational leadership to meet the challenges of twenty-first-century education to assume educational leadership roles.


The specific objectives for the MEd programme are to:

  • Provide graduates with important developmental supervisory knowledge and skills to successfully pursue school-wide instructional and learning goals.
  • Prepare graduates to create professional learning communities in educational setups.
  • Consider the general organisation and regulation of courses and research in the Institute.
  • Equip graduates with requisite skills to conduct research to inform educational decisions and policies.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the MEd programme:

  • First degree with at least, second class lower division.
  • Non-researched master’s degree with CGPA of 2.5 or better (top-up to MPhil)

Target Group

The target group for the programme includes the following:

  • Educational administrators
  • Personnel at the directorate of the Ministry of Education


A successful applicant will be offered probationary admission as Postgraduate Research Student for the first year. Students may progress to the second year (thesis phase) as MPhil/PhD students after having satisfied the following conditions:

  • Taken and passed all required courses including academic writing (if not already taken).
  • Obtained a CGPA of 2.5 or better for MPhil candidates.
  • Successfully defended a research proposal for the level (Master’s/Doctoral).

Programme Structure

The MEd programme (non-research) is by course work only and is done in one academic year of two semesters with a minimum credit load of 30.