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Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Offered by: City University Malaysia
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3 Yrs ; PT: 5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
FacultyFaculty of Education and Liberal Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

This programme aims to enhance the ability of teachers to teach English as a second language. Graduates will be able to master the knowledge of pedagogical effectively and able to think creatively as well as critically to solve problems related to learning English. The program will cover areas of Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Phonetics and Phonology, Listening and Speaking Skill, Writing, TESL Methodology, Language Assessment, Reading, Grammar, Computer Assisted Language Learning, English Literature, Materials Development and adaptation and Reflection on Teaching and Learning ESL.


Subject Offered

• Introduction to Education in Malaysia
• Educational Sociology
• Computers in Education
• Educational Ethics
• Classroom Management
• Educational Psychology
• Teaching Methodologies in Education
• Testing, Evaluation and Assessment in Education
• Curriculum Design
• Research Methodologies in Education
• Introduction to Linguistics
• Introduction to Literature
• Phonetics and Phonology
• World Literature
• Second Language Acquisition
• Literature in Malaysian Schools
• Syntax and Semantics
• Teaching Reading in ESL Classroom









• Teaching Grammar in ESL Classroom
• Teaching Writing in ESL Classroom
• Teaching Listening and Speaking in ESL Classroom
• Teaching Drama in ESL Classroom
• Introduction to Psycholinguistics
• Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
• Material Development for ELT
• Industrial Training (14 Weeks)*
• Language Option A : Mandarin I,II,III
• Language Option B : Arabic I,II,III
• Professional Communication: Essential Communication Skills
• Professional Development
• Basic Entrepreneurship
• Corporate Governance
• Co-Curriculum
• Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
• Bahasa Kebangsaan (B)
• Pengajian Malaysia
• Pendidikan Islam
• Pendidikan Moral


Entry Requirements

• Passed Sijil Tinggi pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)/A-Level with a pass in two (2) subjects or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR

• Passed Foundation/Matriculation/Pre-University with minimum CGPA 2.00; OR

• Passed Diploma from any Higher Learning Institution recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit in English; OR

• Passed International Baccalaureate (IB) with minimum 24 points; OR

• Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Career Prospects

Teachers, Lecturers, Writers, Copy Writer, Editors

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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