Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts


3.5 years


Full-time, On-campus


Apr, Jul, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • 21st century Teaching and Learning Studio equipped with the latest technology
  • 16-week practicum in a secondary school which gives you hands-on experience in planning and delivering lesson plans, and organising and managing various co-curricular events and projects
  • Learn and gain experience in Quest's in-house Language Centre: the Quest English Language Centre (QELC)
  • Curriculum that connects theory and practical skills to develop work-based experience

Course Structure

General Studies Subjects:

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Philosophy and Current Issues
  • Communication Skills/Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
  • Sustainable Development in Malaysia
  • Community Service

University Courses:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Devices, Networks & Applications
  • Disciplined Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Co-curriculum

Core Courses:

  • Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
  • Introduction to English Literature
  • English Grammar
  • English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Concepts and Theories in ELT
  • Information Technology in Education
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Educational Psychology
  • TESL Methodology
  • English Syntax and Morphology
  • ESL Testing and Evaluation
  • Teaching of English Grammar in ESL Classrooms
  • Culture and Communication
  • English Literature
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills
  • Teaching of Writing Skills
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • Educational Management
  • Teaching of Literature in ESL Classrooms
  • Materials Selection and Adaptation
  • Seminar in ESL
  • Comparative Literature
  • Teaching of Reading Skills
  • Micro Teaching
  • Research Paper
  • Practicum
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Corporate Communication
  • Comparative Education

Entry Requirements

  • Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM/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
  • STAM: Pass with a minimum grade of Jayyid and a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent
  • 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
  • IELTS 6.0 OR
  • MUET Band 4

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