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Master of Instructional Technology (Instructional Design)



This programme will produce knowledgeable, innovative and skilled graduates who are able to enhance the quality of teaching in various contexts through research in the field of instructional technology.

sLanguage Requirement

Entry requirements for International Candidates following courses and/or writing their Thesis/Dissertation in English:

i. A score of 5.5 for IELTS (Academic); 
ii. A score of 550 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL.

sEntry Requirement

1. A Bachelor of Education degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00 or an equivalent degree
2. A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00
(i) Post graduate Diploma in Education with a CGPA of 3.00
(ii) A  teaching qualification recognised by the University;
(iii) Teaching experience with an institution recognised by Senate
(iv) A professional qualification from a recognised professional body 
(v) A qualification approved by the Senate from time to time

fIntake Schedule

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while
Semester II commences in February


Course Structure


The program includes Forty Five (45) credit hours which includes Nine (9) credit hours for core courses, Six (6) credit hours for selected courses and Thirty (30) credit hours for the dissertation 

Faculty Core Courses

POA 7001

Research Methods in Instructional Technology

3 credit

POA 7002

Instructional Design and Technology

3 credit

POA 7003

Learning Design

3 credit

Elective Courses (Select Two)

POA 7004

Advanced Digital Learning Systems Design

3 credit

PQX 7005

Research in Future Studies

3 credit

POG 7004

Curriculum Management

3 credit

POA 7006

Principles and Practices of Pedagogy in Digital Learning

3 credit

POA 7005

Design Research Applications in Instructional Technology

3 credit


POX 7002


30 credits

Last Updated: 08/07/2021