Faculty of Education & Liberal Sciences

Doctor of Education

(N/140/8/0029) (MQA/PA 14286) 03/2028

Programme Description

The Doctor of Education programme is a rigorous doctoral programme designed for experienced professionals in the field of education pursuing educational leadership roles. This advanced program provides students with the opportunity to develop their expertise, enhance their leadership skills, and make a significant impact in the field of education through research, scholarship, and practice. This programme is committed to producing educational leaders who can shape and transform educational policies, practices, and systems.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 80
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan, May, Sept
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Theories of Learning and Teaching in Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Educational Program
  • Professionalism in Education
  • Theory and Instructional Design Planning
  • Strategic Planning in Education
  • Leadership in Educational Organisation
  • Policy Analysis in Education
  • Trends and issues in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Theory and Practice in Academic Writing
  • Information and Communication Technology in Instructional


*(not limited to)


  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent AND candidates must have completed at least ONE (1) of their earlier Degrees (Master’s or Bachelor’s) in Education or related field. 
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field as approved by HEP Senate and does not have related working experience, can be accepted, subject to passing pre-requisite courses.

For International Students

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent


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