FlexiMasters (NIE)

In view of the constant shifts in economic focus and the growing relevance of lifelong learning, NIE recognises that working adults may prefer learning through standalone courses that are stackable towards a postgraduate micro-credential.

NIE’s Modular Graduate Courses (MGCs)​ are intended to be less research-focused and encompass academic as well as skills-based courses, offered at a Master’s level. It allows further enhancement or specialisation of knowledge beyond a basic degree, and provides opportunities for individuals seeking career advancement, a career change, professional development or simply the pursuit of life-long learning.

For learners who aspire to further their studies in a relevant Master’s programme upon obtaining the FlexiMasters, subject to meeting the entry requirements of the Master’s programme, they can consider the following options: 

  • Transfer credits of up to 12 AUs of courses upon successful admission into a Master’s programme; OR
  • Transfer credits of up to 16 AUs if they complete all four courses with a minimum grade of at least C+ for each course offered by the FlexiMasters. Upon successful admission into its relevant Master’s programme, participants who choose this option will be required to complete the remaining 14 AUs of courses AND a compulsory 2AU general elective in order to meet the graduation requirements of the Master’s programme.

The National Institute of Education (NIE) has a different requirement for the transfer of credits. For more information, please visit NIE’s website.

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CoursesAcademic Unit Course Date
​​MID901 Instructio​nal Design Models and Practices*4
MID941 Evaluation Model and Methods*4 
MID922 E-Learning Tools for Training(Pre-requisite: Completed MID901)4 
MID917 Designing E-Learning (Pre-requisite: Completed MID901 and MID941)
4 


CoursesCourse Date
Bite-sized coursesAcademic UnitCourse Date
MSL901 Foundations in Science of Learning MSL901A Developments in Science of Learning1
MSL901B Cognitive and Affective Science of Learning1 
MSL901C The ‘science’ of Human Learning2
MSL904 Educational Neuroscience: Principles, Perspectives, Practices MSL904A Theories of Educational Neuroscience1 
MSL904B Perspectives in Educational Neuroscience1 
MSL904C Social Neuroscience
2 
MSL906 Education at the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience MSL906A Foundations of AI-enabled Computational Neuroscience1 
MSL906B Analyses using AI-enabled
Computational Neuroscience
1
 
MSL906C Technologies at the intersections of Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience2
 
MSL907 Translating Educational Neuroscience MSL907A Translational Research: An overview1 
MSL907B Ethical concerns of translating Educational Neuroscience1 
MSL907C Science of Learning: From theory to Practice2 

Please note that bite-sized courses are required to be taken in the sequence of A, B and C.

CoursesCourse Date
Bite-sized coursesAcademic UnitCourse Date
​MCL902 Topics on Chinese Language and Its Teaching MCL902A Learning of Chinese characters and etymology1
MCL902B Learning of contemporary Chinese vocabulary and contemporary Chinese lexical Items1 
MCL902C Learning of Chinese phonetics and Chinese rhetoric2
MCL905 Character and Citizenship Education and its Pedagogy in Singapore Primary Schools MCL905A The learning of Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) with Inquiry-based teaching1 
MCL905B The teaching of Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) out of school1 
MCL905C The teaching of Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) within the school context2 
MCL910 Chinese Language Testing and Assessment MCL910A Chinese Language Testing and Assessment: Theoretical overview1 
MCL910B Chinese Language Testing and Assessment: Global perspectives1 
MCL910C Chinese Language Testing and Assessment: Application in local contexts2
 
MCL911 Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Teaching and Learning of Chinese Language MCL911A Designing technology enhanced learning to nurture self directed learning of Chinese Language1 
MCL911B Designing technology infused formative assessment to improve students’ learning of Chinese Language1 
MCL911C Designing technology enhanced learning (TEL) lessons to support collaborative learning of Chinese Language2 

Please note that bite-sized courses are required to be taken in the sequence of A, B and C.

*Mandatory set of courses to be completed to obtain Graduate Certificate. Please visit here for more information.

Courses are stackable towards a Graduate Certificate (total 12 AUs), an NTU FlexiMasters (total 16 AUs) and/or transfer to a relevant Master’s programme upon successful admission, subject to prevailing University’s guidelines and approval (refer to Progression to Master's Programmes).​

    Subject to meeting the entry requirements of the Master’s programme, participants who aspire to further their studies may enroll in a Master’s programme with the following options:
    ​​a) Transfer credits of up to 12 AUs of courses upon successful admission into a Master’s programme;
    OR
    ​​b) Transfer credits of up to 16 AUs if they complete all four courses with a minimum grade of at least C+ for each course offered by the FlexiMasters. Upon successful admission into its relevant Master’s programme, participants who choose this option will be required to complete the remaining 14 AUs of courses AND a compulsory 2AU general elective in order to meet the graduation requirements of the Master’s programme.

    Accreditation of courses completed under the FlexiMasters to a 
    Master’s programme​ will be subject to the current accreditation policy:​
     
    • The grade obtained for the course must be at least a C+.
    • The validity period for exemption/ credit transfer of a course is 5 years from the date of award of the course as reflected in the official result slip/transcript.
    • The course must not have been used for exemption/ credit transfer into another programme. 

    The National Institute of Education (NIE) has a different requirement for the transfer of credits. For more information, please visit NIE’s website

    FlexiMasters
    Progression To
    Advanced Pedagogical PracticesMaster of Teaching​​
    Curriculum and Teaching​​Master of Education (Curriculum and Teaching)
    ​Drama EducationMaster of Education (Drama)
    Early Childhood EducationMaster of Education (Early Childhood)
    ​Instructional Design (E-Learning)Master of Arts (Instructional Design and Technology)
    ​Learning and DevelopmentMaster of Education (Developmental Psychology)
    Mind, Brain, and EducationMaster of Science (Science of Learning)
    ​Physical Activity and Health​Master of Science (Exercise and Sports Studies)
    Professional Training and DevelopmentMaster of Arts in Professional Education (Training and Development)
    Science EducationMaster of Education (Science)
    Special EducationMaster of Education (Special Education)
    Tamil Language EducationMaster of Education (Tamil Language)
    Teaching and Learning Chinese LanguageMaster of Education (Chinese Language)
    Teaching and Learning MusicMaster of Education (Music)
    ​Technology for Teaching and LearningMaster of Education (Learning Sciences and Technologies)​

     

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