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Bachelor Of Education (Hons) (TESL)

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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(48 m) 4 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 9,356
Course Miscellanous Fees:


Not provided
Location of Study:
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Full Time/Part Time:
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Awarding University:
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM

Bachelor Of Education (Hons) (TESL)

  Institution: Bachelor Of Education (Hons) (TESL)

Field Of Study:
Education, Language Studies
Level Of Study:
Course Subject:
English Language and Literature
Course Intake:

Programme Description

Preliminary Details

Program Code                 : ED220 / ED241

MQA Accredited S/N        : KP.S (PT) 7281/3/Jld. IV (10)

Total Credit Hours           : 134

Duration of Study           : 4 Years / 8 Semesters

Estimated Cost of Study  : RM 5,200 (approx. RM 600 per semester)

Program Description


The B. Ed. TESL (Hons.) Programme is tailored to the needs of producing knowledgeable, skillful and qualified Bumiputera teachers, in line with the effort to help upgrade the teaching and learning of English in secondary schools and institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. To achieve this objective, the programme is structured based on various areas of education, knowledge competence in the English Language, current methods of teaching and learning as well as teaching practices. The duration of the programme in the full mode is 8 semesters or 4 years. However, students possessing relevant diploma or equivalent qualifications are entitled to apply for exemptions or credit transfer, which enables them to graduate in less than the stipulated time. 

Study Plan / Structure

Semester 1 ….. Semester 2 ….. Semester 3
Islamic & Asian Civilization Sejarah Malaysia English for Critical Academic Reading
Kesatria Negara 1 Ko-Kurikulum 2 Third Language (Various Choices)
History & Philosophy in Education LiSociology in Education Ko-Kurikulum 3
Introduction to Guidance and Counselling Instructional Technology Principles of Entrepreneurship
Literature in English Literature in Malaysian Schools Educational Psychology
Linguistics in Language Teaching Principles and Practices in ELT Field Experience
Structure of English (Syntax) Applied Phonetics & Phonology
Literature & Media
Literature for Children & Young Adults
Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6
English for Professional Interaction Third Language 3 Classroom Management
Third Language 2 Introduction to Research Methods Basic Data Analysis
Principles of Assessment & Evaluation Methodology in Teaching Reading Co-Curriculum Management
Curriculum & Instruction Methodology in Teaching Grammar Second Language Acquisition
Methodology in Teaching Literature Applied Sociolinguistics Methodology in Teaching Writing
Methodology in Teaching Listening & Speaking Teaching English through Drama Asian Literature
Critical Appreciation of Poetry & Prose Creative Writing Introduction to Shakespeare

Semester 7 Semester 8
Practicum (Industrial Training) Professional Development
Academic Exercise
Current Issues in Education
Computer Assisted Language Learning
Contemporary Literature
Women in Literature




Why Join Us?

Since July 2007, the Asasi TESL Programme offered by the Faculty of Education UiTM, has received high demands from SPM (or O-level) leavers and parents. Every year a total of 1000 applications are received from but limited places are offered and the program graduates has always been hot prospects for all degree programs, with all the other Public Research Universities’ being interested in them


The program has also been known to be highly desirable for these reasons:

  • 16 years of experience and tradition (established since 1997).
  • Good locations for 3 campuses; UiTM Melaka, Kuantan and Seksyen 17 Campus Shah Alam.
  • Conducive English language programme that equips you and your future. So far, our Alumni Asasi TESL are all over the PHLIs (IPTAs) in Malaysia.
  • Financial allowance up to RM1,250 per semester  from the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Affordable academic and hostel fees.
  • Educates students to become well-rounded where intrapersonal and interpersonal skills will be inculcated through fun yet challenged students’ activities.
  • Highly valuable student support programs like MUET workshops.
  • Closely-knit community and cultural diversity.

Entry Requirements

Interested candidates who wish to join this programme are required to fulfill the following conditions:

  • STPM with 3 principal passes including Kertas Am or Pengajian Am and a subsidiary pass in one other subject
  • OR Teacher’s Training College diplomas/Certificates with 5 years experience in teaching English or 7 years teaching experience
  • OR Diploma from UiTM or other recognized institutions with a minimum C.G.P.A. or 2.50
  • OR ASASI TESL certificate from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50
  • OR Ministry of Education matriculation certificate with a minimum C.G.P.A. of 3.00
  • AND SPM/SPMV with credits in English Language (minimum 2A) Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics and credits in 2 other subjects AND
  • MUET (minimum Band 4) AND Pass the MEDSI (Malaysian Educators Selection Inventory) written test, physical test, and interview conducted by the Ministry of Higher Education.

Career / Studying Prospects

Graduates of the programme can serve as English instructors in government and private secondary schools or seek employment in the fields of journalism, publishing, broadcasting, advertising and training. In spite of the common misconception that the TESL students from the Faculty of Education,

Source :  Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM