English Education Degree Programme

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Bachelor in TESL (Hons)

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Campus: Subang, Damansara Heights

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 3 years

STPM / A-Levels 2 passes
HELP Foundation in Arts/ Foundation in Science Specialising in TESL
Students with other qualifications may be considered
English Requirement  At least Band 4 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
  • Interview (All eligible candidates are required to attend an interview)
Year 1
  • The History and Structure of English
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • English Literature I
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Semantics
  • Language Policy and Planning
  • Children’s Literature
  • Teaching Listening and Speaking
Year 2
  • ELT Methodology I
  • Teaching Reading
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Teaching Writing
  • Teaching Grammar
  • English Literature II
  • Testing & Measurement for the ESL classroom
Year 3
  • ELT Methodology II
  • Technology in ELT
  • Psychology for Language Teachers
  • Language Curriculum Design
  • Professional Development in ELT
  • Materials Adaptation and Development
  • Microteaching and Teacher Preparation
  • Managing the Classroom Learning Environment
  • Academic and Research Paper Writing Skills
  • Creative Writing
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Theories and Principles of Educational Leadership and Management

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Campus: Kajang

Intakes: March, June, September / October

Duration: 3 years

STPM Minimum 2 principle passes with CGPA 2.00
STAM Pass with a minimum grade of Jayyid
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes and a C in O-Level English
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including English)
Diploma / HND / Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00
SAM / HSC / AUSMAT TER / UAI: average 60% or higher in 5 subjects
CPU / CIMP Average of 60% or higher in 6 subjects
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
Year 1
  • Theories & Practices in Language Teaching 
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Sociology of Language
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • A Survey of Prose Forms & Poetry in English
  • Fundamentals of English Grammar
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • ICT in The English Language Classroom
  • Educational Psychology
  • English For Specific Purposes
  • Co-Curriculum I
  • Co-Curriculum II
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / B
  • Pengajian Islam / Pengajian Moral
  • Pengajian Malaysia
Year 2
  • Material Selection & Design
  • Teacher as A Successful Practitioner
  • Assessment in TESOL
  • Syntax & Morphology
  • Media Resources in ELT
  • Academic Writing
  • Language Deficient Learner
  • Foreign & Second Language Learning & Acquisition
  • Teaching of Listening Skills
  • Research Methods
  • Educational Sociology
  • Public Speaking
  • Classroom Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Global Trends in English Language Education
Year 3
  • Teaching of Grammar
  • Teaching of Drama In ESOL
  • Teaching of Speaking Skills
  • Teaching of Reading Skills
  • Teaching of Writing Skills
  • Teaching of Prose Forms & Poetry In ESOL
  • Project Paper
  • Teaching Practice

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Education (TESOL)

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Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBC, excluding general studies 
IB Diploma  28 points with 5,5,4 at Higher Level
STPM  B+B+B, excluding Pengajian Am 
UEC  4 As, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language 
SAM/AUSMAT/HSC  ATAR 82 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects) 
Canadian (CIMP/ICPU)  86% average based on 6 subjects (consideration to be based on relevant subjects)  
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation  Successful completion of the Foundation in Arts and Education programme
Year 1
  • Identifying and Understanding Special Educational Needs
  • Language as a Learning Tool
  • Literacy in School and Society
  • Portrait of a School
  • The School Curriculum
  • The School Teacher
  • Understanding Learners and Learning
  • Understanding Schools and Schooling 
Year 2
  • Creative Curriculum
  • Education and Society
  • Learning Difficulties: Supporting Children, Young People and Their Families
  • Learning Styles and Strategies
  • Teaching Language Across the Curriculum
  • Teaching Styles and Strategies
Year 3
  • Assessment and Evaluation in TESOL
  • Educational Inquiry (extended project)
  • Educational Research Methods
  • Literature in the Language Classroom
  • Materials for Language Teaching
  • Phonetics and Phonology for Language Teaching
  • Principles and Practice of English Language Teaching
  • The Teaching of Grammar  
  • TESOL Methodology 

Bachelor of Education with Honours (TESOL)

The Bachelor of Education (BEd) programme is studied full-time over four years. Modules offered in years one, two and three are similar for Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Education and BEd programmes. However, BEd programme requires a practical teaching posting in your fourth year.