Master of Instructional Design and Technology

(R2-DL/140/7/0008 (A9450) 11/23)

The Master of Instructional Design Technology programme (MIDT) offered by the Open University Malaysia (OUM) aims to produce graduates who will be equipped with impactful theories, principles and practices of Instructional Design that could be applied in numerous engaging, attractive and appealing settings especially in an e-learning and social media environment. The instructional methods for MIDT are task-based and student centered, utilizing up to date learning designs to suit various technology environments. As we are aware, present day students are facing learning challenges that are fundamentally different from that of previous generations.

They require a different kind of educational experience that fits their multitasking lifestyle. In addition to this growing demand are technological developments, which have ushered in a new paradigm in education, bringing with it a new breed of students and a demand for courses that meet their needs. With the job market growing ever more competitive, and employees being expected to continually develop themselves professionally, lifelong learning’ has become a necessity.

OUM has recognized this need for innovative programmes and pedagogical solutions to attract such students, and has offered several online courses to its clients – MIDT is one of them. Another highlight of the programme is the diversity of its learning community: the students and facilitators hail from at least 7 different time zones and 14 different countries.

This uniqueness enables a mix of cultures unparalleled in education. It is also very affordable – at least four times cheaper than those offered by other equally competitive institutions in other parts of the world with no compromise on the quality of learning.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Zahari Hamidon
Program Director

Tel (Office) :
603 78012186

Email :
zahari_hamidon@oum.edu.my

Malaysian Learner Fees
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM4,473 RM2,982
Sem 2 RM2,982 RM3,479
Sem 3 RM2,982 RM2,982
Total RM19,880

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens
The University offers 50% discount for:
1. Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
2. Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
The discounts are not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.
Note
Processing fee: RM50

Financial options: Payment Mode:
EPF (Account 2); or JomPAY
Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or Internet Banking
HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or Debit/Credit Card.
International Learner Fees
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM5,368 RM3,578
Sem 2 RM3,578 RM4,175
Sem 3 RM3,578 RM3,578
Total RM 23,855

Notes:
1 – Fees applicable to International applicants
2 – Registration Fee: RM1,500 , Processing Fee: RM200 (first semester only-non refundable exclude semester fee)
3 – Financial method: Telegraphic Transfer , PayPal (Invoice will be prepared in MYR and will be added 6% to cover PayPal transaction fees.)
4 – The fees are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research, registration, repeating of subjects and other fees.
5 – 60% payment of the semester fees must be made before the semester starts, 40% payment before the examination week.

* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
**LATEST UPDATE: 25 February 2021

Normal Entry

  1. Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by Senate; or
  2. Bachelor degree or its equivalent with CGPA below 2.50, is acceptable subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related field.

** Foreign Student is required to achieve TOEFL (score 500) or IELTS (score 5.0)

OR

APEL entry

·      Malaysian; AND
·      The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
·      Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
·      Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
·      Possess the following qualification:

i.     STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
ii.    Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
iii.   A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
iv.   International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years).

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)
This programme aims to produce graduates that are:

PEO 1: To produce Instructional Designers who have advanced knowledge with practical skills capable of using advanced numerical techniques and digital technologies in the educational settings.

PEO 2: To produce Instructional Designers who lead with autonomy, and demonstrate good leadership quality as well as ethics in carrying out the design and development of instructional system.

PEO 3: To produce Instructional Designers who uphold professional and ethical practices in all education settings and defend the integrity of the profession at all times.

PEO 4: To produce Instructional Designers with positive attitude, entrepreneurial mind set and sustainable practices in progressing their career and the profession.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

PLO MQF LO
PLO 1: Critically analyse and synthesise advanced knowledge and those emerging from research that are related to teaching and learning in meeting the challenges of a dynamic curriculum. 1. Knowledge and
Understanding
PLO 2: Evaluate emerging scenarios and innovatively solve educational related issues demonstrating mastery of
knowledge, incorporating advanced analytical and numerical techniques.
2. Cognitive Skills
7. Numeracy Skills
PLO 3: Organise and conduct outcomes-based research employing various techniques, including digital technology to strengthen the knowledge and practices on teaching and learning. 3. Practical Skills
6. Digital Skills
PLO 4: Adopt suitable leadership styles and demonstrate responsibility and autonomy in emerging and dynamic
educational setting.
8. Leadership,
Autonomy and
Responsibility
PLO 5: Commit to delivering tasks either individually or through multi-disciplinary teams with good communication and interpersonal skills in all educational and organisational settings. 4. Interpersonal Skills
5. Communication
Skills
PLO 6: Uphold professionalism and ethics to fulfil professional teaching and research standards in enhancing the image of the profession at all times. 11. Ethics and
Professionalism
PLO 7: Exhibit positive attitude and commitment to life-long learning with entrepreneurial mind-set in response to the changing world of education and for professional
advancement.
9. Personal Skills
10. Entrepreneurial
Skills

Compulsory Courses

Course Offered
Credit Hours
 TAKE ALL 12
HMLT5203 – Learning Design and Technology 3
HMID5003 – Principles and Practices of Instructional Design 3
HMOA5403 – Online Assessment Methods 3
HMIR5103 – Research Methodology in Instructional Design and Technology 3

 

Discipline Courses

Course Offered
Credit Hours
 TAKE ALL 21
HMLC5303 – Learning Communities and Social Pedagogical Networks 3
HMDD5603 – Design and Development of Interactive E-Content 3
HMLT5113 – Mobile Learning: Trends and Development 3
HMNS6103 – Network Systems and Learning Management 3
HMDL5803 – Instructional Technology for Diverse Learners 3
HMTT6003 – Instructional Technology Development Tools 3
HMUT6103 – Usability Testing and Method in Instructional Design Process 3

 

Project Paper – 7 Credits 

Course Offered
Credit Hours
Project Paper 7
HMCD6307 – Master Project 7
Total credits to be taken 40
  1. Is the Master of Instructional Design & Technology (MIDT) recognised by MQA?
    Yes. Please refer to Website URL:
    https: //wwwmqa.gov.my/esisraf/kelayakan.cfm
    When searching, Select Country: Malaysia. Institutions: Open University of Malaysia (UNITEM) and Qualifications, type “Sarjana Reka bentuk Pengajaran”
  2. What is MIDT?
    The Master of Instructional Design Technology programme (MIDT) offered by the Open University Malaysia (OUM) aims to produce graduates who will be equipped with impactful theories, principles and practices of Instructional Design that could be applied in numerous engaging, attractive and appealing settings especially in an e-learning and social media environment.
    MIDT program is an education-related program that focuses on Teaching Design and Technology. This field is suitable for anyone related education either in teaching and learning or in the development of instruction system design such as teachers, coaches, instructional media designers and lecturers, e-learning designers, etc. Based on experience, we accept students with different backgrounds and experiences such as, teachers, medical doctors, college lecturers, ‘trainers’ from industries such as job street, lecturers, e-learning director, and so on.
  3. What are the requirements for admission to MIDT?
    Normal Entry

      • Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by Senate; or
      • Bachelor degree or its equivalent with CGPA below 2.50, is acceptable subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related field.
        ** Foreign Student is required to achieve TOEFL (score 500) or IELTS (score 5.0)ORAPEL entry
      • Malaysian; AND
      • The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
      • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
      • Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
      • Possess the following qualification:
        • STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
        • Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
        • A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
        • International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years).
  4. How long is the MIDT study duration?
    It is a 2 year programme
  5. When is MIDT intake?
    January or May or September intake.
  6. MIDT structure
    Refer to OUM portal at https://www.oum.edu.my/master-of-instructional-design-and-technology/
  7. How many MIDT credit hour?
    40 credit hours (with 12 credits core courses, 21 credits electives courses and 7 credits Research Project)
  8. Any APEL offered in MIDT?
    Yes please refer to the program structure at https://www.oum.edu.my/master-of-instructional-design-and-technology/
  9. What about MIDT course assessment?
    Students need to do TWO assignments: Assignment 1 (40%) Assignment 2(40%) and Participate Online Forum (20%)
  10. How do the courses in MIDT conducted?
    It is a fully online program (with Online activities: Online Forum, Interactive Online activities and Video Conferencing with Google Meet. Your are recommended to spend your at least 4 hours per week for your online learning.
  11. Who can I contact to join MIDT?
    Associate Prof. Dr. Zahari Hamidon
    Programme Director
    Master of Instructional Design & Technology
    Faculty of Education and Social Science
    Phone No. (Off): +603-78012186
    Email: zahari_hamidon@oum.edu.my

Price

RM19,800.00