EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

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Master of Educational Leadership

The Masters of Educational Leadership (MEL) programme is aimed at educational professionals who aspire to be leaders or who occupy formal leadership roles within any sector of the education system. It is a contemporary, innovative, programme that draws upon cutting-edge research. It combines leadership theory with the most effective leadership practices. It produces graduates who are creative, innovative,and entrepreneurial and who can demonstrate a wide range of leadership skills.

This new programme has an e-learning component in the shape of a blended learning approach. Students can access notes and have on-line discussions through the University of Malaya learning platform SPeCTRUM (Student Powered e-Collaboration Transforming UM). This learning management platform offers means of virtual discussions and interactive features for students to collaborate and communicate with each other and with lecturers. SPeCTRUM allows for a very conducive blended learning environment.


Career Opportunity
  •  First/second line school leaders
  •  Head of department in district/state education department
  •  Educational leaders in the Ministry of Education (MOE) / Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) at any level
  •  Educational leaders in private educational organizations
  •  Lecturers for Educational Leadership in private/public educational organizations
  •  Full time researchers in private/public educational organizations
Course Structure
COURSE STRUCTURE FOR MASTER OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, INSTITUTE OF EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

CORE COURSES

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

YXGB 6101

Contemporary Theories and Models in Educational Leadership

3

YXGB 6102

Leading Educational Change

3

YXGB 6104

Research Design

3

 

 

 






ELECTIVE COURSES (Choices of One)

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

YXGB 6110

Qualitative Research

3

YXGB 6111

Quantitative Research Methods

3


DISSERTATION

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

YXGB 6180

Dissertation

30

Total:

42

Language Requirement

International candidates following a programme conducted in English need to have at least IELTS (International English Language Testing Services) band 5.5 or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 (paper-based total), score TOEFL 213 (computer-based total), score TOEFL 80 (internet-based total) if the first degree was obtained from a university where English was not the medium of instruction; or passed an English Language Proficiency Programme (ELP) approved by the University before registration.

Entry Requirement

a) Entry Requirements for Malaysian candidates

(i) A Bachelor’s Degree; AND

(ii) Postgraduate Diploma in Education or Management in Schools/Educational Institutions/ Training Institutes, and at least 1 year’s experience; OR

(iii) Have at least 3 years experience in the related field; OR

(iv) Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time.

OR

Have other qualifications equal to the above stated qualifications and recognised by the Malaysian Government and approved by the Senate from time to time.

(b) Entry Requirements for International candidates

Intake Schedule
September 2017 & February 2018.
Fees
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The fees above are subject to change by the University’s Management.
Last Update: July 18, 2017

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