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International :19 Jun 

MA Leadership and Educational Change

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

34240 SGD
34240 SGD

Application fee

International 22 SGD
National 22 SGD
National Institute of Education
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)600

About this course

The Master of Arts in Leadership and Educational Change is an innovative programme with a dual focus on organisational and curriculum leadership. The programme aims to prepare educational leaders to go beyond organisational leadership towards embracing leadership capacities in curriculum, teaching and learning. Jointly taught by two internationally-renowned teacher education institutions, the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Teachers College (TC), Columbia University, New York, the programme prepares a new generation of educational leaders for Singapore, the Asia-Pacific region and the larger international community.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates require the following to be eligible:

  • A good Bachelor's degree, preferably with an honours degree or its equivalent according to international standards
  • Those with at least 4 years of teaching experience or other relevant educational experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in educational leadership.

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Course Modules

Core Courses

  • MALC 801 Perspectives in Educational Leadership
  • MALC 802 Globalization, Educational Change and Pedagogical Reform
  • MALC 803 Curriculum Theory, History and Issues
  • MALC 804 Curriculum Implementation and School Improvement
  • MALC 805 Seminars in Educational Inquiry
  • MALC 806 Integrative Study Project

Prescribed Electives (Choose any 4 courses)

  • MALC 811 Crafting the Curriculum - From Theory to Practice
  • MALC 812 Differentiating Curriculum and Teaching for Diverse Learners
  • MALC 815 Curriculum and Teaching Policy
  • MALC 821 Teacher Knowledge, Learning and Development
  • MALC 822 Teaching and Learning in the Multicultural Classroom
  • MALC 825 Theories and Perspectives on Learning
  • MALC 831 Assessment and Learning
  • MALC 832 Programme and Curriculum Evaluation
  • MALC 841 School Change
  • MALC 851 Organizational Learning and Development
  • MALC 852 Theories of Organization

Open Elective Courses (Choose any 1 course)

Students may select 1 open elective course offered across all NIE Master Degree programmes. The offer of electives is reviewed regularly to reflect developments in education and the respective fields. 


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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) 
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  • Other relevant Professional Certificates or examination results of relevant individual modules read, etc.

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