PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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The Diploma in Education TESL Programme aims at producing competent graduates with professional knowledge and excellent teaching skills in the field of TESL. They will be effective communicators in the English Language with knowledge of contextual and global challenges in TESL, well-equipped with skills in pedagogy and ICT and are able who able to carry out research as a life- long learning process. Graduates will also be able to contribute to the development of TESL, leaning towards this discipline being a preferred and certified profession.



Programme Structure

YEAR | SEM SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT CREDITS
Y1 S1 ESL 4113 Grammar 1 3
ESL 4123 Listening and Speaking Skills 3
ESL 4133 Introduction to Language Learning Theories 3
EDU 4113 Foundation of Educational Philosophy 3
MPU 2163 / MPU 2133 Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 3
Y1 S2 EDU 4123 Foundation of Educational Psychology 3
ESL 4143 Reading and Writing Skills 1 3
EDU 4133 Critical Thinking in Communication 3
ESL 4153 Introduction to Linguistics 3
MPU 2222 Creative and Critical Thinking 2
Y1 S3 ESL 4163 Reading and Writing Skills 2 3
ESL 4173 Grammar 2 3
ESL 4183 Introduction to Applied Linguistics 3
Y2 S4 ESL 4213 Basics of ESL Methodology 3
MPU 2312 Time Management 2
ESL 4223 Teaching of Writing 3
ESL 4233 Teaching of Listening and Speaking 3
ELE 4213 Public Speaking 3
ELE 4223 English For Employment 3
ELE 4233 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3
Y2 S5 ESL 4243 Development of ESL Materials 3
ESL 4253 ESL Assessment and Testing in ESL 1 (L/S) 3
EDU 4243 Basics of Curriculum Design 3
ESL 4263 Teaching of Reading 3
ELE 4213 Public Speaking 3
ELE 4223 English For Employment 3
ELE 4233 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3
Y2 S6 ESL 4273 Assessment and Testing in ESL 2 (R/W) 3
ESL 4283 Literature in the ESL Classroom 3
ESL 4293 Teaching of Grammar 3
Y3 S7 ESL 4313 Lesson Planning for ESL 3
ESL 4324 Micro Teaching 4
EDU 4343 Classroom Management 3
MPU 2412 Co-Curricular Project 2
Y3 S8 EDU 4356 Teaching Practicum 6

Entry Requirement

i. A pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/SPMV) with a minimum of credits in 3 subjects, including a minimum of C6 in English Language

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ii. A pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum of a Grade B in 3 subjects including English

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iii. A pass in O-Levels with a minimum of a Grade C in 3 subjects

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vi. A pass in Level 3, MQF Certificate in a related field with a minimum of a Grade C with CGPA 2.00

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vii. A pass in (STPM) or equivalent with a minimum of a Grade C with GPA 2.00 in any subject

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viii. A Higher Certificate in STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul

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ix. Any other qualifications that are recognized by the University Senate or the Malaysian Government that can be benchmarked to a related field.

English Language Proficiency of International Students: Candidates should have at least an IELTS 5.0, TOEFL 500 and MUET Band 3 as an exit requirement.

Career Opportunity

Individuals who graduate in the Education/TESL field, may work as:

  • School teachers

  • Writers/Authors

  • Copywriters

  • Researchers

  • Communication Executives

  • Lecturers

  • Trainers

Advantages

Quality
The Diploma in Education TESL aspires to produce English Language teachers who are equipped with professional knowledge and excellent teaching skills in the field of TESL to meet the future needs and challenges in the teaching of English. The courses are taught by highly competent, qualified and dedicated lecturers.
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Diploma in Education programme are kept at an affordable level, to ensure that the programme is made accessible to all those interested in pursuing a good quality education.
Recognition
The The Diploma in Education TESL has attained the provisional accreditation by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.