Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education comprises diverse disciplines of education including Islamic Studies, Early Childhood Education, Teaching of English as a Second Language, Teaching and English Studies.

The faculty seeks to inspire learners to embrace the challenges that face the Malaysian society in this age of rapid development and change.

Our programmes aim to produce graduates who possess qualities and skills that are valued by employers which includes the ability to communicate well, possess analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. With FOE, learners will enjoy a supportive and enriching learning environment, enabling them to reach their full potential.


Doctor of Philosophy (Education)

(R3/142/8/0004 (A6267) 08/27) The multifaceted challenges facing 21st-century education require researchers who can collect and analyse information from a number of academic disciplines — history, psychology, engineering, education, science, and more — and translate these findings into transformative ideas for education policy reform and practice. The PhD in Education at…

Doctor of Education

(R2-DL/142/8/0002 (MQA/FA0666) 08/28) The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a benchmark qualification in terms of researching professional policy and practice in the field of education. It is a doctoral degree for experienced professionals who would like to extend their professional understanding and develop skills in research. The programme will stimulate…

Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching

(R2/141/7/0047 (A11464) 10/25) The Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (PGDT) programme offered by Open University Malaysia (OUM) is a one year professional teaching qualification programme fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). It is designed to meet the needs of those who possess a tertiary qualification intending to pursue teaching…

Master of Education

(R2/141/7/0038 (A5740) 03/25) Due to the current shift towards knowledge-based economy, there is a growing demand for highly-educated teachers or educational leaders to manage schools and institutions more effectively. In line with this demand, the Master of Education is designed with the following objectives : To produce graduates who have…

Master of Instructional Design and Technology

(R3-DL/0110/70038 (A9450) 11/28) 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…

Master of Early Childhood Education

(R/143/7/0097 (MQA/FA 4916) 12/24) The MECHE programme has been designed to prepare working adults for higher level academic study in early childhood and to conduct research in the area of early childhood education. The research project conducted by students will enable them to learn basic research skills in early childhood…

Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) (Hons)

(R3/144/6/0001 (A 6530) 02/26) In line with the government’s initiative to upgrade the quality of teachers in primary schools, the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) is designed with the following objectives: To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or college…

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours

(R2/141/6/0049 (A10993) 10/25) The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours (BECHE) degree is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in pursuing careers in early childhood education who are currently employed in preschools, public schools, child care centres or other childhood care facilities. It is also aimed to…

Bachelor of Education (TESL) with Honours

(R3-DL/145/6/0024 (A8372) 09/29) The Bachelor of Education with Honours (TESL) comprises subjects from both the education and English language fields. Students are required to accumulate 120 credit hours in order to graduate. The curriculum focuses on three main components: development of the foundations of education and pedagogical knowledge; enhancement of…

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

(R3-DL/143/4/0007 (A6959) 05/28) Children Learning and Development have been the focus of the Early Childhood Education (ECE). ECE provides the basic education and prepares children for primary school education. The ECE programme at OUM will contribute to the all-rounded development of ECE teachers by updating their knowledge, skills and attitude…