Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Arts Honours English Education

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

As English is an international language of communication, trade, research, science and technology, being proficient and competent in English is an asset to any individual in any field of work, such as law, business, commerce, politics, education and the mass media at local and international levels. 

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Education programme aims to provide students with the necessary communicative skills and knowledge of the language to communicate proficiently and competently, as well as to expose them to the general principles of teaching and learning of English as a second language. 

In particular, the programme is designed to expose students to the use of the latest technology, approaches and techniques in English language teaching and to equip them with the necessary skills to become effective, trained and competent English language educators.  


  • English Language Teacher/Lecturer
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Journalist
  • Radio/TV broadcaster
  • Translator
  • Interpreter\
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Corporate Communication Officer
  • Radio/TV DJ, News Reader, Event Hosting


Year 1

  • Academic Writing 
  • E-Methods in Literary Production 
  • English Phonetics and Phonology 
  • Introduction to English Literature 
  • Introduction to Linguistics 
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Language Learning Theories 
  • Language Teaching Methodology 
  • MPU1* 
  • Structure and Grammar of English 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • Teaching of Reading 

Year 2

  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Malaysian Literature in English 
  • MPU1** 
  • MPU3 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • New Literatures in English 
  • Psycholinguistics 
  • Public Speaking & Oral Presentation 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Semantics 
  • Teaching of Grammar 
  • Teaching of Literature 
  • Teaching of Speaking And Listening 
  • Teaching of Writing

Year 3

  • Curriculum and Syllabus Design 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Educational Technology 
  • Introduction to Philosophy of Education 
  • Language Testing and Assessment 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • Project I 
  • Project II 
  • Teaching Materials: Selection and Development 
  • Teaching Practice

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU 3 - Choose 1 course

  • Culture and Communication 
  • Introduction to Political Science 
  • Introduction to Sociology

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing & Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Music Performance
  • Management of Martial Arts Activity
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ



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