Course Details

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Teaching English As A Second Language (TESL)

Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA




  • Description
    In the B. Ed (Hons.) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), students will learn the fundamentals of education, the essence of teaching by integrating 21st Century education system while specialising in both linguistics and literature to accomodate the knowledge of English as a second language. Students learn to adapt, design and implement various education and teaching English as a second language components through a mix of theoretical and hands-on activities. Specialised skills are developed through courses such asPsycholinguistics, Error and Constrastive Analysis, Literary Criticism and Teaching Practicum.
    Field of Study


    Duration (Years)

    3 years

    Course Fees

    RM45,100 (USD 10,751)

    MQA No.


  • Intake (Month)

    January, May & September

Entry Requirements

    A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects;

    A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid
  • Matriculation/Foundation
    Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree
    Diploma or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

    Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum Academic CGPA 3.33 and Vocational CGPA 3.67; competent in all Vocational subjects and credits in Bahasa Melayu SVM Kod 1104
  • English Requirements
    International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or 500 for TOEFL or its equivalent

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Principles of Second Language Teaching and Learning

    History and Philosophy of Education in Malaysia

    Educational Psychology

    English Grammar

    Academic Reading and Writing

    Phonetics and Phonology

    Testing and Evaluation

    Educational Sociology

    Material Selection and Adaptation

    Educational Administration

    Teaching of English Grammar

    Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills

    Drama In ESL

    Arabic 1

    Mandarin 1

    French 1

    Arabic 2

    Mandarin 2

    French 2

  • Year 2

    Hubungan Etnik

    Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

    Teaching of Reading Skills

    Teaching of Writing Skills

    Research Methodology

    Teaching Literature in ESL

    Elective Outside Faculty Courses 1

    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

    Pengajian Malaysia 3

    Research Report Writing

    Teaching English for Specific Purposes

    Leadership and Interpersonal Skills II

    Bahasa Kebangsaan A

    Remedial Language Teaching

  • Year 3

    Final Year Project

    Elective related to Discipline Core 1

    Entrepreneurship with Digital Application 2

    Pengajian Islam 3

    Ethics and Moral 3

    Teaching Practicum

    Elective related to Discipline Core 2

    Elective related to Discipline Core 3

    Elective Outside Faculty Courses 2

    Khidmat Masyarakat

    Elective related to Discipline Core 4

    Elective related to Discipline Core 5

    Elective related to Discipline Core 6

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM45,100 (USD 10,751)

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