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Doctor of Philosophy (Education)

Offered by: Asia e University (AeU)
Course DurationFT- 3 Yrs / PT - 4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Mode of StudyFully Online / Blended Learning
Course Description
The programme is specifically geared for professional practitioners in education from public or private schools, community or government agencies, training departments, institutions of higher education and other education-related settings, aspiring to be researchers.
The programme offers reform-minded professionals a unique way to advance their research knowledge and skills, and to address educational problems in a variety of settings.

At the end of the programme, students will be part of an exceptional professional network, addressing educational issues in public and private educational settings.

We invite you to join us.

Programme Delivery

Stage 1 : Proposal Development

Stage 2 : Data Collection

Stage 3 : Report Writing

Stage 4 : Thesis Examination / Viva Voce

Research Fields

Education Science

  • Curriculum Development (Theory)
  • Didactics
  • Distance Education Methodology
  • Education Science
  • Educational Assessment, Testing & Measurement
  • Educational Evaluation & Research
  • Pedagogical Science (Education)

Training for Preschool Teachers

  • Early Childhood Training
  • Pre-primary Teacher Training

Training for Teachers at Basic Levels

  • Class Teacher Training
  • Elementary Teacher Education
  • Home Language Teacher Training
  • Primary Teaching
  • Special Education Teaching

Training for Teachers with Subject Specialisation

  • Secondary Teaching
  • Special Subject Teaching
  • Teaching Training, Theoretical Subjects eg: English, Mathematics, History

Training for Teachers with Vocational Subjects

Training examples:

  • Driver & Safety Teacher Education
  • Driver Instructor Training
  • Flight Instructor Training
  • Nursing Teacher Training
  • Teacher Training
  • Physical Education Teacher Training
  • Post-school Teacher Training
  • Teacher Training in Arts & Craft
  • Teacher Training in Commercial Subjects
  • Teacher Training in Music
  • Teacher Training in Technical Subjects
  • Teacher Training, Physical Training
  • Teacher Training, Vocational Subjects
  • Technical Teaching
  • Training of Instructors in Companies etc.
  • Training of Trainers
  • Vocational Teacher Training

Audit Subject

  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
Entry Requirements

For Malaysian and International Students:

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.

Additional Requirements:

  • A statement of research intent, describing what you have already done and what you hope to accomplish in your doctoral research
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Minimum score of TOEFL PBT 410-433 / TOEFL IBT 34-40; OR
  • Pearson Test of English PTE 36; OR
  • Cambridge English: Advance (CAE) 160; OR
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 180; OR
  • Malaysia University English Test (MUET Band 3)
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.

*Any of the above conditions would require student’s research proposal to be approved. 

* The above entry requirement serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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