Master Of Arts – Instructional Design And Technology

Master Of Arts – Instructional Design And Technology


The Master of Arts (Instructional Design and Technology) programme is designed for education and training professionals working in schools, universities, polytechnics, businesses and industries and e-learning environments. It is concerned with the application, development and management of information technologies, including e-learning, for solving instructional problems in school and corporate learning environments. Participants typically include school HoD IT, corporate trainers, instructional software developers, managers of e-learning environments, and other educational and training professionals. You will learn and practise solving real-world instructional and performance problems employing a variety of learning modalities.




  1. A good Bachelor's degree from a recognised university and
  2. At least two years of working experience as a corporate trainer or educational software developer or two years of school teaching experience

For international applicants, more information on the entry requirements can be found here.



Course Outline

There are two options within this programme. You are required to either:

  • Complete 8 courses plus a dissertation (Dissertation option), or
  • Complete 10 courses (Coursework only option)

Those selecting the coursework-only option will take a special course titled MID845 Capstone Project for Instructional Design as one of the 10 courses, designed to act as a capstone experience for the programme.

You do not have to make the decision when you apply. The decision on what option to select is usually made upon completion of six courses.

More details on the programme can be found at the Learning Sciences and Technologies Academic Group's website.

Important note for matriculated students: 
Please refer to the ISAAC system for the programme structure relevant to your intake during Course Registration or consult yourprogramme leader if you need clarifications.




Dates & Fees

Our tuition fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis. More details can be found here.





Other Info

There is generally only one intake for this programme, in January. You are advised to visit the website and look out for NIE’s announcements in May/June to confirm if the programme will be open for application at any particular intake.

Applications may be made online. 

More information on required documents for application can be found here.

Please note that this programme is not applicable for graduate teachers from the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore seeking PDCM-Master’s Degree sponsorship.  More details can be found here.





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