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

Offered by: Quest International University (QIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3.5 Yrs
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FacultyFaculty of Social Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

This 3 ½ year programme provides students with a firm grounding in key theoretical and practical concepts related to language, pedagogy and culture. Evidence-based best practices and innovative 21st century teaching techniques are used to help students develop the skills and competencies they require to deliver effective English language instruction. A 16-week Practicum in a secondary school provides students with hands-on experience in planning and delivering instruction and in organising and managing various co-curricular events and projects. This blend of theory and practice is designed to develop passionate and skilled professionals who possess transferable skills that are sought after in a diverse range of professions.

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
English Proficiency  IELTS 6.0 I MUET Band 4


Matriculation / Pre-University / Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) programme or equivalent




Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects or its equivalent and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent




Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)




Pass with a minimum grade of Jayyid and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent;




Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)




Pass with at least grade B in five (5) subjects and pass in English Language subject


Recognised Diploma in a related field





A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum

CGPA of 2.00 or its equivalent and a credit in

English at SPM or its equivalent


Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
Intake Months

April, July, September / October

Career Prospects
  • English Teacher in public, private and international schools, and English language centres
  •  Textbook Writer
  •  Technical Writer
  •  English Materials Developer
  •  Editor
  •  Journalist / Reporter
  •  Public Relations Executive
  •  Interpreter / Translator
  •  Research analyst
  •  Biographer
  •  Advertising / Digital Copywriter
  •  Corporate Communications Writer
  •  English Language Teaching Coach
  •  Literary Critic

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

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