Effective from January 2020 intake
The coursework for this specialisation comprises 1 core course, 4 required specialisation courses, 1 open elective/specialisation elective course plus either:
- a dissertation or
- two additional courses (1 open elective/specialisation elective course and MED 902 Integrative Project)
MED 902 Integrative Project is open only for applicants pursuing the degree totally by coursework.
- MED 900 Educational Inquiry
Required Specialisation Courses
- MDR 901 Theatre Making
- MDR 902 Drama Education, Curriculum & Assessment
- MDR 903 The Teacher as Facili-Actor
- MDR 904 Arts-based Research
Open Elective Courses
Other than the core and specialisation courses, you may select open elective courses offered across all NIE Master Degree programmes. The offer of electives is reviewed regularly to reflect developments in education and the respective fields. You are advised to take note of the prerequisites (if any) before registering.
*You also have the option to select elective courses offered in other programmes and specialisations subject to the approval of the programme coordinator.
Optional Specialisation Courses are offered subject to demand and availability of faculty expertise. Hence, not all specialisation courses are available for selection to every intake.
Specialisation Elective Courses
- MDR 921 Page to Stage
- MDR 922 Theatre in the Community
Download the course descriptions for the programme
In line with SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) initiative, some of the courses in this programme can be taken as standalone modular graduate courses and accumulated into credits leading to the master’s degree.
Important note for matriculated students:
Please refer to the ISAAC system for the programme structure relevant to your intake during Course Registration or consult your programme leader if you need clarifications.
Note: Programme structure is subject to changes