Master of Arts in Education with Learning & Development (L&D)

Build an in-depth knowledge base in the field of Education with greater emphasis on learning and development (L&D), with MA in Education with Learning & Development that is designed to increase the competencies of a professional in the field of human resource development or in shouldering training responsibilities. After successfully completing the course, candidates will possess the knowledge and skills to develop a successful career as a Learning and Development professional and to pursue a dream career as an efficient L&D expert.


MA in Education with Learning & Development – Asian College of Teachers


The Master of Arts in Education with Learning and Development (L&D) program offered by Asian College of Teachers, emphasizes the benefits of personal development on both individuals and businesses. The advanced program covers areas like need analysis, adult learning theories, different types of training to enhance one’s knowledge in designing training sessions. The master of learning and professional development program will increase the required competencies if anyone is in human resource development or is having training responsibilities. After successfully completing the program, individuals will gain substantial knowledge and develop skills to develop a successful career as a Learning and Development professional.

The program focuses on some major elements such as:

  • Designing, developing and analyzing Need Analysis
  • Understanding and reflecting on Adult Learning Theories
  • Learning and understanding the knowledge of adapting various styles of training and development
  • Getting a grip on the ways to focus on the effectiveness of feedback, types of feedback, providing solutions, what to ask trainees, how to observe trainees, how to receive feedback, types of feedback etc.
  • Measuring performance gap of trainees, ways to design activities to engage trainees
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months.
  • However, those unable to complete the program within the stipulated time will be given a grace period of 1 year and the student would be required to pay a maintenance bench fee to finish his/her degree within that grace period.
  • The course is conducted on a 100% online mode of learning.
  • Online master’s course offers enough flexibility to the candidates that allow them to pursue the program across the globe.

The Master's Degree in learning and development program will benefit professionals with workplace related raises, particularly for those working in mid and upper-level HR and training jobs. The course will let the professionals enhance their pedagogical expertise and aid in planning and implementing organized and effective seminars or workshops with an aim to boost employee productivity.

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

  • Refund Policy

    • Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.
    • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
    • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
    • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
    • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months
  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required

Foundation (10 credits)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  • 1. Training Need Analysis (Basic and Advance)
  • 2. Training and it’s Environments, Equipment’s & Learning - Trainer as a facilitator
  • 3. Techniques, Managing Group & Feedback
  • 4. Methods, Media, Balancing training, Session Structure & Evaluation of Training
  • 5. Capstone Project (3 credits) - Choose 1 (30 credits)
  • 6. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • 7. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 8. Research Paper – 21st century Teaching – 5000 words

Credit System
Academic Credits System (ACS)
ACT’s Credit Framework

Credit System Bachelor’s Degree Programs (Credits) Master’s Degree Programs (Credits)
Total credits for completion: 120 90
Foundation / General Subjects 30 10
Core Subjects 50 30
Specialization 40 20
Capstone Project 30
* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Bachelors
* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Masters
* 1 ACT Credit is = Approx. 15 hrs. of learning

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • ACT is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All ACT learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from ACT can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)
  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of payment method
  • Applications are now open; it takes only 5 minutes to complete. Apply now

Any graduate with a Master's Degree in Learning and Development will get the opportunity to work in any sector he/she wishes for. Schools and colleges are eager to employ them for conducting professional development sessions for teachers and other school staff or to train teachers to integrate technology into their lessons.

Professionals holding a masters degree in L&D are quite in demand in the field of Human Resource and work as human resource professionals in businesses and non-profits where their major responsibility would be to design and develop customized training sessions for employees, customers and volunteers.

Such professionals are sometimes hired to assist content specialists, and work with the academicians or scientists. L&D professionals will be adept at teaching adult learners and can get into training organizations.

Professionals completing the Master’s program can also become freelance trainers and get associated with corporate organizations.

  • Complete Academic Support throughout the course
  • Courses are 100% online accelerated degrees
  • Study materials available online
  • Can connect with experienced tutors
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of courses in Education that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.
  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the area of Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery. Accreditation by ASIC demonstrates ACT’s commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide.
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's cutting-edge international education curricula will receive ACT's certification of completion as well as the Bachelor’s, Masters or Professional Doctorate degree from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. Read More
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK and ACT courses are accredited by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and endorsed by NCC Education, an Ofqual regulated awarding organization and a global provider of British education.
Nisha Bachhawat

It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Nisha Bachhawat
<* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Brati Jha

I am knowledgeable, experienced and confident after completion of the training. I am looking forward to more courses from ACT and further enhancement of life and learning. The trainers were nice and have got suggestions and information that were very helpful.

Brati Jha
* Disclaimer : Results may vary

Helped in expanding my knowledge and experience the concepts closely through trainers demonstration. wonderful and must for any trainers trainer. the participants were really connected and their skills utilised to add value to the programme.

* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Roopali Agashe

The overall teaching experience has been good. Something new for me as I had no teaching background. Will need to identify from the learnings the content which will be relevant for my requirements.

Roopali Agashe
* Disclaimer : Results may vary
Nakita Vang

I had a lot of worries at first but the material is easy to understand and the coordinators are so helpful and understanding!

Nakita Vang
* Disclaimer : Results may vary

© 2023 Asian College of Teachers. All Rights Reserved. Asian College Of Teachers is a trading brand of TTA Training Pvt. Ltd (India) - CIN U80902WB2016PTC215839, Asia Teachers Training Co., Ltd (Thailand) - Registration No. 0105558193360, Asian College Of Teachers Ltd (UK) - Company Number 9939942 & Asian College Of Teachers LLC, (USA) - Federal Tax Identification Number 30-1261596