• Faculty of Education
  • dekan_pendidikan@um.edu.my
  • 0379675000

Department Overview

The mission of the Department of Educational Foundations and Humanities is to establish socio-cultural, historical, Islamic and Values Education Pedagogy, and philosophical understanding for undergraduate and postgraduate students to guide their practice, frame curricular decisions, and support meaningful learning. The goal of the Department is to develop a professional community of reflective, informed, and socially committed educators.

To meet this objective, the Department offers undergraduate and graduate courses that provide the underpinnings of teacher education: diversity, philosophy, history, sociology, social psychology, social development, Islamic and Moral Values and related areas. In addition, the courses can improve the knowledge and skills required by teachers and educators.

At the undergraduate level, the Department offers two electives specialization courses in Moral and Values Education and Arts Education.

For the postgraduate studies programme, the Department offers a Master of Education in diverse areas which are Educational Philosophy, Islamic Education (Values and Human Development), Educational Sociology and Arts Education. Supervision of Doctoral candidates is also available in those areas. In view of the sub-disciplines of the Department, its 10 academic staff have strong research links with various organizations, both local and international.

Head of Department

Dr. Azni Yati Kamaruddin
Head of Department
Department of Educational Foundations and Humanities
Faculty of Education
University Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603-7967 5039 / 5040
Fax: +603-7967 5010

Last Update: 07/02/2024