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M Ed Education (Drama)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
32500 SGD
National
9300 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
Department
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.

This specialisation provides opportunities for advanced academic study in drama and professional practice in drama and drama education. It addresses drama performance and processes, their application to educational contexts, and the multi-disciplinary approach needed for drama learning and performance. Both theoretical and practical issues of drama pedagogy are discussed, focusing on contemporary issues in drama and drama education. You will develop insight and understanding of the creative processes of drama and drama education, including performance, and skills in the teaching of drama as a subject and as a vehicle for learning. You will also explore the functions of drama and the theatre in a range of contexts.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates require the following to be eligible:

  • A good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
  • A teaching qualification such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education, Singapore at least one year of relevant working experience in education.

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Course Modules

The coursework for this specialisation comprises 1 core course, 3 required specialisation courses, 2 open elective/specialisation 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

  • Required Specialisation Courses
  • MDR 901 Theatre Making
  • MDR 902 Drama Education, Curriculum & Assessment
  • MDR 903 The Teacher as Facili-Actor
  • MDR 904 Arts-based Research*

*For course work students only

Specialisation Elective Courses

  • MDR 904 Arts-based Research**
  • MDR 921 Page to Stage
  • MDR 922 Theatre in the Community

** May be taken up by dissertation students as well

Open Elective Course

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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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