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M Ed Education (Curriculum Teaching) (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Part Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

16250 SGD
4650 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
National Institute of Education
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)600

About this course

The Master of Education programme is primarily designed for educators working in Singapore schools and the Ministry of Education (see additional notes below). University graduates with a background in education and wishing to advance your knowledge and skills in education are also welcome to apply.

The curriculum and teaching specialisation aims at facilitating the growth of experienced educators who are committed to developing expertise in curriculum and teaching. Specifically, the programme provides you with the foundational know-how and the theoretical underpinnings of the curriculum making process from design and implementation to evaluation, an informed and critical understanding about curriculum issues in the local and international contexts and an appreciation of your role and responsibilities as curriculum leaders.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates require the following to be eligible:

  • A good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university and
  • A teaching qualification such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education and at least one year of teaching experience or at least three years of teaching experience or other relevant working experience in education

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Course Modules

The coursework for this specialisation comprises 1 core course, 3 required specialisation courses, 1 specialisation elective course, 1 open elective course plus either a dissertation or:

  • Two additional courses (one specialisation elective course and MED 902 Integrative Project)
  • MED 902 Integrative Project is open only for applicants pursuing the degree totally by coursework.

Core Courses

  • MED 900 Educational Inquiry

Required Specialisation Courses

  • MCT 901 Curriculum: Theories and Issues
  • MCT 902 Curriculum Designing: From Theory to Practice
  • MCT 903 Theories and Perspectives of Assessment and Learning
  • MCT 904 Understanding Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice

Specialisation Elective Courses

  • Curriculum strand
    • MCT 911 Curriculum Implementation: Major Concepts and Issues
    • MCT 912 Curriculum and Program Evaluation
    • MCT 913 Differentiating Curriculum and Teaching for Diverse Learners
    • MCT 914 Globalization & Curriculum Reform
  • Assessment strand
    • MCT 921 Theory and Practice of Authentic Assessment
    • MCT 922 Assessment for Learning in Singapore: Critical Perspectives of Theory and Practice
    • MCT 923 Assessment Leadership
    • MCT 924 Student Involvement in Assessment for Empowerment and Learning
  • Teaching and Learning strand
    • MCT 931 Narrative Inquiry in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Development
    • MCT 932 Research on Teaching and Teaching
    • MCT 933 Affirming Diversity and Culture in Teaching and Learning
    • MCT 934 Theories and Perspective on Learning
    • MCT 935 New Media and 21st Century Learning

Open Elective Courses (Choose any 1 course and MMM 800 Critical Inquiry)

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How to Apply

The application documents must be arranged and submitted in the following order:

  • Hardcopy printout of the Application Form, signed at the Affirmation Section and affixed a Passport-sized photograph on the Application Form
  • Photocopy of your National Registration Identity Card (NRIC)(front and back). If you do not have an NRIC, please provide a copy of your passport information page(s)(containing the passport number, name, etc.)
  • Completed Photo Form
  • Completed Coursework Supplementary Form
  • Coursework Supplementary Form (Applicable to all Coursework programmes. To submit one Supplementary Information Form for each programme applied.)
  • Photocopy of Degree Scrolls / Certificates (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.)
  • Photocopy of Transcripts (Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, etc.). Please note that:
  • A transcript of detailed academic results is required from each university or college attended. The transcript results should show marks (wherever possible) and grades obtained in each module. If the transcript is in a language other than English, please provide an official English translation as well and the modules in the translation should be listed in the same order as that of the original transcript
  • If a complete transcript is not available, please include a complete photocopied set of examination results for every semester
  • TOEFL / IELTS Score  (Applicable to graduates of universities with non-English medium instruction) 
  • Other relevant Professional Certificates or examination results of relevant individual modules read, etc.

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