The Master of Education programme is primarily designed for educators working in Singapore schools and the Ministry of Education (see additional notes below). University graduates with a background in education and wishing to advance your knowledge and skills in education are also welcome to apply.

The programme offers the degree in the following 16 areas of specialisation:

These specialisations allow you to choose the area that best fits your interest as well as your career path, whether that path is towards the Master Teacher track, Specialist track or a general desire to update your knowledge and skills.

Programme Structure

Effective from August 2017 intake

There are two options within this programme. You are required to either:

  • Complete 6 courses plus a dissertation (Dissertation option), or
  • Complete 7 courses (Coursework only option)

Those selecting the coursework-only option will take a special course titled MED 902 Integrative Project on top of the 7 courses. You do not have to make the decision when you apply.

Note: Programme structure is subject to changes

Admissions Requirements
  • A good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
  • A teaching qualification such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education, Singapore
    at least ONE year of relevant working experience in education.

For specialisations with additional MEd entry requirements, please refer to the individual webpages for more information:

For international applicants, more information on the entry requirements can be found here

Dates & Fees

For more information on Application Dates, Fee, Scholarships and Finance matters, click here.

Contact Details

National Institute of Education
Nanyang Technological University
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616

Tel: +65 6790 3888