Institution Facts

The Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Learning (GPL) is one of the two key programme offices in the National Institute of Education (NIE). In addition to being responsible for overseeing NIE’s higher degree programmes, GPL also offers a variety of professional development programmes and courses for educators ranging from short-courses to leadership programmes. GPL also provides academic research grant management to NIE faculty.

GPL works closely with NIE’s parent university, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore in the designing and development of its programmes. Together with advice through academic exchanges with NIE’s overseas’ partners, the programmes offered by GPL are not only relevant to the needs of the local participants, but are also aligned with global trends and international standards.

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Why NIE?

At NIE, we deliver high quality and rigorous higher degree programmes that will challenge your thinking, develop your skills and boost your career prospects. Our masters and doctoral programmes have contributed to the academic and professional development of thousands of educators and other professionals locally and internationally.

Higher Degree in the Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL) manages all higher degree programmes by coursework and research that are delivered by the 12 Academic Groups.

Whether you are interested in educational studies and research or in discipline content areas, you will not be disappointed by taking a programme with us.

Why NIE?

Courses Offered

Doctor in Education (Dual Award – with Institute of Education, University of London)
Fees: S$16,385 to S$18,715 per year
Duration: Part Time (up to maximum 7 years)

Master of Arts in Leadership and Educational Change (MALEC)
Fees: S$34,240
Duration: 1 year Full Time

Master of Science in Life Sciences
Fees: S$9,200 to S$39,600 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Duration: 1 year Full Time
Fees: S$4,600 to S$19,800 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Duration: 2 to 4 years Part Time

Master of Science or Arts by Research
Fees for lab-based programmes: S$7,600 to S$30,400 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Fees for non-lab-based programmes: S$7,600 to S$25,600 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Duration: Up to 3 years maximum for Full Time and up to 4 years maximum for part time

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Fees for lab-based programmes: S$7,600 to S$30,400 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Fees for non-lab-based programmes: S$7,600 to S$25,600 per academic year, depending on citizenship status
Duration: Up to 5 years maximum for Full Time and up to 7 years maximum for part time

NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis. For more details on fees, please visit our website at www.nie.edu.sg/hdconnect.

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