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

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Tution Fees N/A

English language skills is in high demand nowadays. Not only is English the lingua franca across the globe, but companies are also looking for employees who are able to speak and communicate in English. Since the market for those who are able to speak English is high, a lot of people are willing to learn English. Thus, there is a need for competent English language teachers.

The demand for teachers with training in TESOL is very high around the world. Schools and colleges in many areas are urgently looking for both native English speaking teachers (NEST) and non-native English speaking teachers (NNEST) with high-level English language skills.


Entry Requirements

STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes and a credit in SPM English
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes and a credit in O-Level English
UEC Minimum 5Bs (including English)
Diploma/HND Minimum CGPA of 2.00
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


* The credit requirement of English at SPM level can be waived should the grade obtained at STPM/STAM level or its equivalent is higher

UEC: United Examination Certificate,
HND: Higher National Diploma,
SAM: South Australian Matriculation,
HSC: Higher School Certificate,
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation,

CPU: Canadian Pre-University,
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme,
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma,
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia,
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia

PTE 59
Cambridge English 169

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, Hubungan Etnik/Pengajian Malaysia 3, Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3, MPU Subjects (U2, U3, U4)

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

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this course will be able to be employed as:

  • Lecturers
  • Teachers (International Schools/Colleges)
  • Trainers
  • Writers
  • Curriculum Developers
  • Editors
  • TESOL Language Instructors for Adults
  • TESOL Programme Directors
  • Academic Advisors
  • Private TESOL Tutors
  • TESOL Teaching Material Writers
  • TESOL Teaching Material Editors

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