Social Sciences & Humanities Cluster

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)(Master's by Coursework)

Programme Code 

ED770

About Courses

The Masters of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (ED770) trains candidates to be skilled and qualified educators who are able to contribute to the upgrading of the teaching of English in Malaysia. One of the emphasis of this program is on global diversity of roles and functions of the English language education from academic, social and political perspectives. In addition, the degree will also provide opportunities for graduates to explore other areas related to language and training such as broadcasting, advertising, and training.

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 3 Semesters minimum
  • Part Time : 4 Semesters minimum

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 

Courses Offered 

  • COURSES
    • ED770: MASTER OF EDUCATION IN TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE FACULTY COURSES
    • EDU701 Education and Human Development
    • EDU702 Research Methodology
    • EDU705 Statistical Analysis for Educational Re­searchers 
    • EDU706 Research Seminar
    • EDU755 Dissertation 
  • MAJOR COURSES TESL 
    • TSL751 Practices and Reflections in TESL
    • TSL752 Trends in Testing, Assessment and Eval­uation in ELT
    • TSL753 Sociolinguistics in a Multicultural Soci­ety
    • TSL754 The Language of Academic Discourse
    • TSL756 Theories & Practices in ESP
  • ELECTIVE COURSES 
    • EDU711 Instructional Technology in Education
    • EDU714 Adult Education
    • EDU715 Psycho-sociology for Professional Prac­tice
    • EDU717 Introduction to Qualitative research
    • TSL712 Literature in ESL
    • TSL713 Pragmatics and Cross-Cultural Communica­tion

 

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