Master of Education by coursework

The Master of Education (MEd) degree provides graduate educators the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of and skills in education. In addition, studies within MEd provide opportunities to develop critical analytic skills through engagement with cutting edge international research in education. The research modules in the programme are designed to enhance practice and provide a foundation for doctoral studies in education.


Areas of Specialisation

  • Arabic Language Education (Fi Ta’liim al Lughah)
  • Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Technology
  • English Language and Literacy Education
  • Islamic Education (Pendidikan Pengajian Islam)
  • Inclusive Education
  • Leadership and School Improvement
  • Malay Language and Literacy Education (Pendidikan Bahasa Melayu dan Literasi Bahasa Melayu)
  • Mathematics Education
  • MIB Education (Pendidikan Melayu Islam Beraja)
  • Physical Education & Sport Studies
  • Science Education
  • Special Education
  • Visual Art and Design Education

For more details on modules for Master of Education, please download here.

Typical Entry Requirements

  • A good honours Degree (at least second class lower) or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Evidence of English proficiency at the level of at least an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 550 or a credit in the GCE ‘O’ Level English Language
  • Evidence of Malay proficiency at the level of at least a credit in the GCE ‘O’ Level Malay Language applicable for applicants applying for Malay medium Master’s Degree programme
  • Applicants are advised to write a short research proposal
  • Successful performance in an interview and any test required

Start Dates

  • January

Contact Details

Programme Leader: Dr Hui Chuan Li
Graduate Professional Development (GPD)
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education
Universiti Brunei Darussalam