master of vocational technology education
Name of Study Program
Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE)
Management Unit of the Study Program
The School of Postgraduate Studies
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Jalan Dr. Setiabudhi No. 229, Bandung
+6222-2001197, +6222-2002320, +6222-2005090
Homepage and Email Address
Date of Study Program Establishment
8 Juni 2005, based on Decree, number: 3040/J33/PP.03.03/2005.
Recent Accreditation Ranking
B, based on Decree, number: 010/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S2/VII/2012.
Quality Managament System
ISO 9001:2008, No: 01 100 106374, 01 March 2014 (Accredited by TUV Rheinland Cert GmbH)
Degree Title Awarded
M.Pd (Magister Pendidikan)
Equivalent to Master in Technical and Vocational Education
Bachelor’s Degree GPA of 2.75; a TOEFL score 0f 450 or its equivalents, and Passing the English and Academic Aptitude Test
Length of Study
2 Years (4 Semesters)
Total Credit Requirements
A Minimum GPA of 2.75; a TOEFL score 0f 450
Scientific Publication in a Journal or Proceeding of National/International Seminar
Doctoral Degree in Technology and Vocational Education or its equivalents
Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) is established in June 8, 2005, according to the Rector Decree of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) number 3040/J33/PP.03.03/2005. The grand opening of the Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) is initiated by professors of Faculty in Technology and Vocational Education (FPTK), UPI as follow Prof. Dr. As’ari Johar, Prof. Dr. Bachtiar Hasan, and Prof. Dr. Sumarto. The accreditation of Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) is B as accredited by Surat Keputusan Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT), nomor: 010/BAN-PT/Ak-X/S2/VII/2012.
Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) particularly experts of: technology and vocational education based learning: theory, concept, principles, quality management, human resources management, career counseling, technology and information application; curriculum of technology and vocational education: approach, model, stategy, model, technique, and learning media in technology and vocational education; and learning innovation in technology and vocational education.
Therefore, the vision of Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) is particularly in accordance to UPI’s vision which is leading and outstanding. The vision is “to be a leading and outstanding program and reach international recognition in technology and vocational education.”
The objectives of the Master’s Program in Technology and Vocational Education (MP-TVE) is to prepare prospective students to be an educator (lecturer, teacher, instructure), a consultant in a field of technology and vocational, a planner and developer of technology and vocational education, and a researcher with broad range of knowledge, has a strong character, and a high level of competitiveness in national and international level, able to conduct an applied – research of technology and vocational education which oriented to national and international publication, able to establish the social dedication based research, able to contribute to the society, and able to build a partnership with associates educational institution as well as research, industri, and professional association in national and international level.
Demonstrate capacity and skills to make appropriate and professional decisions on the basis of information and data analyses, and to select different alternative solutions, both independently and collectively, to different problems to do with teaching and learning process and provision of services for learners’ development, to help achieve the learners’ best learning outcome and optimal development, in line with the learners’ context.
Synthesise different theories and principles of quality management, human resource management, career counselling, information and technology application, and curriculum development of technology and vocational education.
Synthesise different instructional approaches, models, strategies, methods, techniques and media of technology and vocational education to help achieve the learners’ best learning outcome and optimal development.
Analyse and synthesise issues in technology and vocational education, and formulate possible solutions to those problems using inter– or multi–disciplinary approaches.
Develop different innovative and tested instructional theories and principles of technology and vocational education through research based on scientific principles and ethics.
Conduct research to produce innovative approaches, models and methods of instruction in technology and vocational education.
Communicate ideas and the results of research on technology and vocational education in national and international fora and journals based on scientific principles and ethics.
Demonstrate a sense of responsibility to solve relevant problems to communities and industries on technology and vocational education and to provide relevant solutions to problems in the society and industries.
The required course group and total credits for the students of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program are listed in the following table:
Foundations of tecnology and vocational education
Expertise in tecnology and vocational education
Research in Tecnology and vocational education (Thesis)
Assessment process is done by the authentic assessment approach to evaluate students achievement in course completion. The final score is the accumulative score from mid – term test, final test, and assignments required by the course. As the course is completed, students will have the qualification exam to comprehensively assess the knowledge, affective, and students capability in pedagogy, research methodology, and specific expertise on technology and vocational education. Thesis and dissertation will be assessed by two pace: thesis defense, and scientific journal publication or proceedings seminar.
The developmental curriculum of the Faculty of Technology and Vocational Education is assembled based on principles of: academic education, masters and doctoral degree of Faculty of Technology and Vocational Education which resemble the body of knowledge to support the professionalism of the graduates with consistency and sustainability; the coherence of the curriculum content connects with the general pedagogical knowledge, assessment, evaluation, and knowledge of educational content; UPI’s curriculum model is school university based curriculum, is particularly focus on programme based education in a broad view (not only schooling).
Various student services have been developed to help students achieve the best learning outcomes and graduate on time. Some of these services are workshops on academic writing, thesis proposal and research methodology, held at least once a year.
Further information regarding the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program can be found in:
- UPI’s Academic Guidelines (http://sps.upi.edu)
- Book of curriculum 2015 of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
- Leaflets/brochures of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program
- Website of UPI’s School of Postgraduate Studies (http://sps.upi.edu)
- Website of the Master’s Degree in Technology and Vocational Education Study Program (http://ptk.sps.upi.edu)