Bachelor of Education (TESL), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

In 1989, the Faculty started its undergraduate programme the Bachelor of Education in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL). The programme is being run in collaboration with the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It was designed to prepare those who are going to be English teachers with academic and professional training to teach at secondary schools.

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  • Secondary Education (High School) Administrator
  • Secondary Education (High School) Educator

Course Modules

  • Ethnic Relationships
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper I)
  • Islamic Civilization and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Paper II)
  • Information Skills
  • Thinking and Communication Skills
  • Basic Physical Education, Health and Co-curriculum
  • Basic Philosophy and Education in Malaysia
  • Foundations for TESL Methodology
  • Linguistics for Language Teachers
  • Introduction to Grammar of English
  • Listening and Speaking in the ESL Classroom
  • Educational Psychology
  • Appraisal of Learning in Education
  • Reading in the ESL Classroom
  • Writing in the ESL Classroom
  • Language Learning and Language Use
  • Principles of Instructional Technology
  • Basic Research in Education
  • Language Testing and Assessment
  • Simulated Teaching for TESL
  • Personal Leadership and Organisation
  • Sociology of Schooling
  • Issues in TESL

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University of Malaya Contact Details

Department of Language Education
Faculty of Education
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 5025
Fax: +6(03)7967 5139

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