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

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)68460/Course
FacultySchool of Education & Social Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

Bachelor of Education (Hons) - (TESL) is geared towards producing teachers of English for secondary schools. The programme starts with key courses in language proficiency, linguistics and education. These courses allow students to develop a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of teaching English. The MSU-BTESL programme differs from other TESL programme in the country because we emphasize the acquisition of soft skills such as using ICT, communication skills, public speaking, developing leadership skills, developing critical thinking and problem solving. It is these soft-skills that allow 95% of MSU graduates, on average, to get a job within six months of finishing their course.


Core Subjects

  • Introduction to General Linguistics
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Structure of English
  • Teaching Aural-Oral Skills
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Developing Teaching Skills in Physical Education
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • English Language Teaching Materials
  • Principles of Physical Education and Educational Psychology
  • Research Methods in Language Learning


Entry Requirements

(i) Pass STPM/A-Level, obtaining at least full pass in 2 subjects or 2.00 CGPA;


(ii) Pass a recognised Foundation/Matriculation programme with minimum 2.00 CGPA;


(iii) Diploma from any provider of higher education with minimum 2.00 CGPA;


(iv) Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in 5 subjects;


(v) Pass Malaysian University English Language Test (MUET); AND


(vi) other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects

Graduates will be eligible to serve in any public or private training and educational institution as Principal/ Deputy Principal, Teacher/ Tutor, Consultant, Student Advisor, Learning Resources and Curriculum Instructional Designer, Subject Matter Expert, English Trainer or English Module Developer.

Alternatively, for graduates who wish to be a lecturer, they may consider continuing study towards Master in Education/ TESL .

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

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