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Bachelor of Education (Honours)

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN 30th NOV
MAR 30th JAN
AUG 30th JUNE
  Tution Fees N/A
Overview

The degree programme instills sound practical and professional knowledge, skills and predispositions of primary school teaching based on a philosophical, theoretical and conceptual understanding of primary education.

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This degree programme is compatible with Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.

 

PRIMARY MAJOR

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

  • Philosophy and Curriculum Design
  • Education, School and Society
  • Teaching and Managing Diverse Learners in the Classroom
  • Learning, Assessment and Feedback
  • New Pedagogies - Digital Tools and Resources
  • The Reflective Practitioner: Teachers Investigate Their Work
  • Action Research Project

Practicum

  • Professional Practice 1 (PP1)
  • Professional Practice 2 (PP2)
  • Theory into Practice

Specialisation

Option 1: Primary Education

  • Teaching Language Arts
  • Teaching Primary School English Language
  • Language Use and Society
  • Number & Algebra
  • Measurement & Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Science - Systems and Cycles
  • Science - Energy and Interaction
  • Nature of Science

Option 2: Biology & Chemistry

At least a C in both Biology and Chemistry at the pre-university level (Foundation/A-level or equivalent)

  • Principles of Life Sciences
  • Principle of Genetics
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Chemistry 1
  • General Chemistry 2
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Nature of Science
  • Signature Pedagogies & Issues in Teaching

Option 3: Mathematics & Physics

At least a C in both Physics and Mathematics at the pre-university level (Foundation/A-level or equivalent)

  • Statistics 1
  • Calculus
  • Advanced Calculus
  • Fundamentals of Linear Algebra
  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2
  • Engineering Statics
  • Nature of Science
  • Signature Pedagogies & Issues in Teaching

Option 4: Business & Economics

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Introduction to Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Signature Pedagogies & Issues in Teaching
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Business Ethics and Values
  • International Economic Theory and Policy
  • Personal Financial Planning

Option 5: Teaching of English

  • Language, Culture & Society
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Critical Reading & Thinking Skills
  • Sounds of Language
  • Creative Writing
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Language & Discourse
  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Signature Pedagogies & Issues in Teaching

 

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Social Innovation Project 
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

FLEXIBLE EDUCATION

The Flexible Education component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

 

MINOR

Choose any Minor package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages.


AND

Free Elective Modules

Choose any TWO (2) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.

 

SECOND MINOR

Choose any Second Major package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Second Major packages.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

PREREQUISITES

  • SPM / O-Level with Pre-U / Foundation

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5 credits for entry with pre-university / foundation qualification.

  • SPM / O-Level with Diploma

Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 3 credits for entry with Diploma qualification.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Taylor’s Foundation / Diploma

Pass any Taylor’s Foundation / Diploma programme with min. CGPA 2.00

  • Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CGPA 2.00 in 2 subjects

  • Unified Examination Certification (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

  • A Level

Pass with min. Grade C in 2 subjects

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 60

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Average 60% in 6 subjects

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 26 points in 6 subjects

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

55%

Other Qualifications

  • Foundation / Pre-University from other recognised institutions with CGPA 2.00
  • Ministry of Education Matriculation CGPA 2.00
  • Diploma from other recognised institutions with CGPA 2.00
  • Higher School Certificate from New South Wales (Yr 12) min 60%
  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government
  • Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

 

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS

Band 5.0

  • TOEFL

34 (Internet Based Test)

  • MUET

Band 3

  • UEC English

English B6

  • O-Level

Grade C

  • 1119 (GCE-O)

Grade C

  • TAYLOR'S EET

Overall Score 5.0

  • TAYLOR'S IEN

Level 2- Grade C

 

CAREER PROSPCETS

When you’ve successfully completed this degree programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Primary School Teacher
  • Special Education Needs Teacher
  • Educational Institution Administrator
  • Educational Researcher
  • Tutor
  • Learning Mentor
  • School Administrator
  • Academic Librarian
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Trainer

 

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