Course Details

Diploma in Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)

Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA




  • Description
    Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) is aimed at developing proficiency in the English language encompassing the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; enhancing students’ linguistic competence and performance; empowering their knowledge and skills to perform as an effective TESL practitioner; developing their appropriate personal attitudes, characteristics, qualities, habits and interpersonal skills; and promoting their awareness of cultural differences. Upon completion of the programme, students are expected to be able to possess, apply and demonstrate an advanced level of linguistic competence; demonstrate and operate as an effective and efficient TESL practitioner; possess and demonstrate the qualities of having high market values suited to the demands of the industry; and be sensitively responsive socially as well as professionally.
    Field of Study


    Duration (Years)

    2.4 years

    Course Fees

    RM20,560 (USD4,885)

    MQA No.


  • Intake (Month)

    January, May & September

Entry Requirements

    Passed SPM or its equivalent with at least THREE (3) credits in any subject including Bahasa Melayu AND English Language; OR Passed the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia(STPM) or equivalent, with at least a grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject or equivalent; OR Passed the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia(STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul or equivalent; OR Passed Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia(SKM) Level 3 and passed SPM with ONE (1) credit;
  • Other
    Other qualifications that are equivalent.

Programme Structure

  • Semester 1

    Listening and Speaking Development 1

    English Grammar 1

    Reading and Writing Development 1

    Pengajian Malaysia 2

    Information Technology Skills And Application

    Information Technology Skills And Application ( L )

  • Semester 2

    Listening and Speaking Development 2

    Reading and Writing Development 2

    English Grammar 2

    Principles and Practices in Language


    Pengajian Islam

    Etika dan Moral

    Sports Science

    French 1 (Effective July 2015)

    Bahasa Arab Asas

  • Semester 3

    Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    Critical Reading

    Teaching English Grammar

    Introduction to Literature

    Human Communication/

    *Bahasa Kebangsaan A

    **Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

    French 2 (Effective July 2015)

    Bahasa Arab Lanjutan

  • Semester 4

    The Teaching of Reading and Writing Skills

    The Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills

    Material Selection and Adaptation

    Drama Production

    Introduction to Sociology


  • Semester 5

    Language Tests in School

    Curriculum and Instructions

    Language Programme Planning and Development

    Psychology in Education

    Khidmat Masyarakat

    Pengurusan Masjid

  • Semester 6

    Teaching Practic

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM20,560 (USD4,885)

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