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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Teaching of English as a Second Language

Offered by: Quest International University Perak (QIUP)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course DurationFT: 3.5 Yrs (10 Sem) ; PT: 5.5 Yrs (16 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
FeesRefer to the University
Fees (International Student)Refer to the University
FacultyFaculty of Social Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

Quest International University’s BA (HONS) TESL is a 3½ year undergraduate programme. Individuals who graduate with BA (HONS) TESL can pursue teaching careers in national schools, private schools and other institutions of learning in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and other Asean countries.

The programme can also open career pathways in national and multinational companies that employ personnel who are proficient in the English Language particularly in Public Relations, Human Resource, Editing, Writing, Journalism, Advertising Industry, etc. The prospects are good for graduates to be employed locally or internationally.



Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service


  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • Professional Communication 1
  • Study of Society
  • Understanding Human Behaviour
  • Co-Curriculum
Compulsory Courses
  • Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
  • Introduction to English Literature
  • English Grammer
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language Acquisition
  • Information Technology in Education
  • Concepts and Theories in ELT
  • Introduction to Socio Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Educational Psychology
  • TESL Methodology
  • English Syntax and Morphology
  • ESL Testing and Evaluation
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Teaching of English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Prose and Poetry in English
  • Contrastive and Error Analysis
  • Teaching Techniques and Classroom Management
  • Teaching of Literature in ESL Classrooms
  • Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills
  • Material Selection and Adaptation
  • Theatre in English Literature
  • Educational Management
  • Teaching of English Grammar in ESL Classrooms
  • Research Paper
  • Practicum
  • English Literature
  • Micro Teaching
Elective Courses
  • Revenue Management for Hospitality Firm
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Restaurant Management


Students’ ability is gauged both through continuous assessments and a final semester exam. The continuous assessment component comprises tests/quizzes, mid-term examination and projects/assignments that accounts for an allocation of about 60% of the coursework marks.. The remaining of 40%  is allocated for the final examination.


Entry Requirements

Pass A-Level programme or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in 2 subjects and a credit in English language subject at O level

Intake Months

April/May, July & Sept/Oct

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

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