UNITAR International University Programme Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
R/145/7/0053 (MQA/FA4929)
Course Available
The Post Graduate Diploma in Education programme (PGDE) is designed for those who have completed tertiary education and aspire to be the teaching professionals in Early childhood, Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary educational institutions. PGDE prepares both the new and the experienced educators to be inspired teaching professionals who are competent to overcome the challenges in the educational settings.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, or its equivalent as accepted by University’s Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent, not meeting CGPA of 2:50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years of working experience in a relevant field; OR
  • Other qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND
  • Pass IELTS with a minimum of 5.0 / TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 for international students.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 1 Year 3 Months

Year 1

  • Philosophical Ideas in Education
  • Curriculum, Instructions and Assessment in Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Management of School Discipline

Year 2

  • Action Research
  • Teaching Practicum
Career Prospects
  • Successful completion of the Post Graduate Diploma in Education programme qualifies graduates to teach students in schools, colleges, university colleges and universities.
  • This programme also equips graduates with an overall understanding and knowledge in the field of education.
  • Graduates will be able to pursue post-graduate studies in the field of education.

The English Language Entry Requirement for Malaysian students at UNITAR International University are as follows:

For PhD Programmes:

  • A minimum of credit in English SPM level; or

  • Pass a Master Degree from an institution which applies English as the medium of instruction recognised by the Malaysian Government, or

  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C

For M.Ed TESL:

  • A minimum of credit in English at SPM level, or,

  • A minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET), or,

  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C


Internal Assessment:  An oral test in the form of interview which will be conducted by a panel of interviewers consisting of two members from each Faculty and a representative from English Language department or any other related department

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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia