Administrators, executives, entrepreneurs, consultants in
educational fields and industries. Some candidates become
consultants, researchers and planners in higher education.
Candidates will be able to obtain employment in the following
capacity: Research & Development, Quality Control, Clinical
Research, and Government Educational Evaluation and
Duration / Approach
Full Time 3 years; Part Time 4 years. Classes are during the
week-end and school holidays as most students are expected from
the working population.
The Doctor of Education (Ed. D) is a professional qualification.
It has three distinct orientations – research, teaching and professional work. This professional doctoral programme is closely related to the development of practice within the profession. Apart from obtaining vast knowledge in educational areas, this programme provides graduate students in-depth knowledge in specific areas through quality courses, exposure to educational issues and intellectual discourses such as symposiums, seminars, conferences, internship and research. The Ed. D typically seeks to constantly bring evidencebased research tools to bear on practical issues within teaching and learning and within the management of the educational system.
One major distinction of this professional doctorate (Ed. D) is
the use of the professional area as part of the nomenclature. At the
end of the programme, graduates are able to demonstrate an
exceptional mastery of knowledge and professional skills through
continuous research and effective management and administrative
skills. Graduates will also display the confidence needed to face the
toughest leadership challenges and excel in the strategic repositioning of resources and human capital.
This professional doctoral is offered by modules. Each module
has three credit hours. To qualify for the doctoral award, a student is required to pass with at least a B grade (3.00) in each of the modules offered and with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 3.00. The total credit hours to qualify for the Ed. D are 91.
Programme Content Compulsory courses, Major Courses, and Elective Courses.
A Master’s Degree in Education or in any field from any University recognized by the Malaysian government. Applicant must demonstrate a high degree of interests and skills in research.
Local – RM23, 660
International – RM40, 950
Coordinator of Programme
Name: Dr. ABU BAKAR MOHD SHEIKH
Senior Lecturer & Program Coordinator
Doctor of Education degree,
Faculty of Education and Social Sciences,
University of Selangor, Malaysia
Contact No: (M) 017-2023798