About this program

This program is offered in Singapore in conjunction with the Institute for Adult Learning.

This program will be withdrawn for commencing (new) students from 2015.

Students currently enrolled in this program (continuing students) will be able to complete their studies and graduate with this award.

These programs build upon and extend your existing knowledge for professional roles in the fields of adult, vocational and community education, and training and professional development, providing excellent vehicles for careers in training and development within your vocation or profession.

In consultation with the program convenor, you'll construct an individually tailored program of study focusing on diverse aspects of adult and vocational teaching, adult literacy and numeracy, and human resource development. Most courses are offered with a flexibility that addresses your employment and other needs.


This program provides coursework and research-based options. Independent study in the form of a dissertation is available. You have a choice of two specialisations:

  • Professional Development
  • Professional Educator.

If you wish to progress to a higher degree by research, you'll need to complete a 40 credit point dissertation.