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Master of Education (School Holiday Programme)

Kulliyyah of Education (KOED) of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) is now offering its Master of Education programme by delivering the courses during school holidays in addition to its normal offering for fully residential students. To enable a smooth running of this offering, KOED has been mandated by the IIUM Senate to manage the programme in collaboration with IIUM Academy of Graduate & Professional Studies (ACADEMY).

This Master of Education programme offers the following areas of specialization:
  • Teaching of Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers
  • Teaching of Islamic Education
  • Educational Management and Leadership
  • Educational Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Social Foundations of Education
  • Instructional Technology
  • Teaching Thinking
  • Teaching English as a Second Language

Programme Details

Nature of ProgrammePart-time
Mode of StudyCoursework
Duration of StudyMinimum of 1.5 years and maximum of 2 years
Programme Requirements42 credit hours
  • Core subjects          (12 credit hours)
  • Specializations        (18 credit hours)
  • Elective subjects     (06 credit hours)
  • Directed research    (06 credit hours)

November and June of every academic year subjected to the school holiday schedules set by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.

Target Intakes
Malaysians who are currently serving as teachers in government schools and other institutions as well as other interested individuals.

1. A good bachelor degree in Education.


    A good bachelor degree in any field with a diploma in Education.*


2. Pass the English requirement (or Arabic requirement if applicable).**

* Work experience may be considered when the CGPA is slightly below the threshold.

** Those who do not fulfill this requirement can register for University's English courses to reach the required level.

Medium of Instruction
English / Arabic language depending on the requirements for each programme.

Instructional Strategies
  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Presentations
  • Learning Management System (LMS)

  • IIUM Gombak Campus
  • IIUM Kuantan Campus
  • IIUM Pagoh Campus