Master in English and Education


The Master in English and Education is designed to produce graduates who can meet the demands and future challenges in the dynamic field of English language and Education. This program will engage students in the process of critical thinking as they do their course work and will likewise give them a comprehensive knowledge of the language and its relevance in today's education and the various fields such as business, education, history, mass media, and information technology in response to global communication with English as the medium.

Students who have enough knowledge of English can concentrate more on meaning (comprehension) rather than form (grammar).

Therefore, students who embark on the course will acquire in the various skills such as speaking, listening, reading, and writing to enable them to fully and actively contribute to educational activities outside and inside the classroom using the English language.


Student needs to complete 54 credits to be considered for the award of the degree. This can be obtained on two tracks:

  1. Thesis track – student takes 14 courses (42 credits), and writes a thesis (12 credits) that is then submitted in the official format. A final defense of the thesis is set with the presence of the official representatives from the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MoEYS).
  2. Non-thesis track - student takes 14 courses (42 credits), and in lieu of the thesis, takes four more subjects (12 credits) one of which is a research report that is also submitted in the official format. Final submission of this report serves as the basis for the student to take the state examinations set by the Graduate School with official observers from the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MoEYS).

The GPA requirement in all courses must be met in both tracks.


This program is made available on weekends only and follows the given schedule:
   Saturday: 2:00-5:00 p.m.;  and 5:15-8:15 p.m.
   Sunday: 8:00-11:00 a.m.;  and 12:00-3:00 p.m.



Course CodeCourse Description / TitleNumber of CreditsTotal Number of Credits
Basic Courses12
GEE 101*Statistics3 
GEE 102*Methods of Research3 
GEE 103Phonology and Language Use**3 
GEE 104Educational Administration **3 
Major Courses18
GEE 205Semantics / Pragmatics and Stylistics3 
GEE 206Advanced Grammar and Composition3 
GEE 207Language Acquisition Theories3 
GEE 208Language Teaching Methodology3 
GEE 209Inter-Cultural Communication3 
GEE 310Prose and Essay Writing** 3 
Elective / Cognate Courses12
GEE 311Literary Criticism3 
GEE 312Public Speaking Skills 3 
GEE 313Literature as a Language Teaching Resource3 
GEE 314*Curriculum Development and Instructional Supervision 3 
Options for Thesis or Non Thesis Tract12
Option 1: For Thesis Tract
GEE 415AThesis Writing12 
Option 2: For Non Thesis Tract
GEE 15BEnglish Language Seminar3 
GEE 416English for Specific Purpose3 
GEE 417Linguistics3 
GEE 418Discourse Analysis3 
Total 5454


  • The first three letters of the Course Code represents the Master's Program/Degree
  • The first number of the Course Code represents the semester where such course is approximately offered  
  • The last two numbers of the Course Code represent the order of the subjects required to finish the said degree
  • Courses with * are common subjects for MBA and MDM
  • Courses with ** are subjects for State Exams
  • NUGS reserves the right to change some of these courses from time to time in order to provide its students with the kind of education that meets the need of Cambodian's organizations and the country's development requirements.