Applications for admissions for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) for the Academic Year 2018-2019 Semester One are now Open.

ECAE's Master of Education Program prepares educators for leadership roles as head teachers, principals, and administrative positions by enhancing their knowledge, expertise, and professional competence in the best practices of twenty-first century education. The program combines coursework, research experience, and seminars that ensure graduates both understand and know how to implement effective educational solutions at the classroom, school, and system levels.

The M.Ed. Program is committed to preparing educators with the knowledge and expertise to advance the social and economic goals of Abu Dhabi and the UAE. Our excellent faculty has created a vibrant professional learning community at ECAE that fosters excellence and success in teaching, learning, and research.

If you are interested in advancing your career as a teacher, school administrator, or educational policy leader, ECAE’s M.Ed. Program may be right for you.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) Program is a 36 credit-based two year degree program aligned with Level 9 in the UAE Qualification Framework - QF Emirates. The program focuses on Education practitioners, leaders, administrators, and professionals in a broad range of field and is also suitable for other professionals whose work has an educational component or some educational responsibility. The following tracks are offered within the program:

  • Special Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Leadership
  • Early Childhood Education

The M.Ed. is offered over four semesters, and the final semester includes either a capstone project or a research project.

This program is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation.

Program Chair

Dr. Ieda Santos
Ph.D. in Education from University of Warwick, UK.

Registration and Admissions Office:

  (+971) 02 5099 944 | (+971) 02 5099 999

ECAE Switchboard:

  (+971) 02 5099 999


The Admissions office is open from Sunday to Thursday between the hours of 8am to 4pm and is located on the ground floor of the ECAE campus.

Applications for admissions for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) for the Academic Year 2018-2019 Semester One are now Open.

The application deadline for the M.Ed. Program is as follows:

  • April 15th, 2018 for Early Admissions
    Notification of Acceptance: June 1st, 2018
  • May 31st, 2018
    Notification of Acceptance: July 6th, 2018

To apply for admission, please click here

Please explore our program website or contact us for more information.