Bachelor of Education (Teaching English as Second Language)
|Bachelor of Education (Teaching English as a Second Language) (Honours)/ 10238
|The purpose of this
programme is to produce quality graduates in secondary education in the
field of specialization (TESL) to meet the needs of the Ministry of
Education Malaysia and other education education agencies. In addition,
the purpose of this programme is to produce graduates with high
potentials and will be able to serve as a role model to students and
This programme is structured to serve the following objectives:
• To produce professionally trained graduate teachers who uphold the Islamic philosophy of education and are committed to serve the country and ummah.
• To serve the growing needs of the country in producing teachers who possess the integrated personality and the tawhidic worldview and act as excellent role models for the younger generation.
• To embody, revitalize, and produce graduates that exemplify in themselves the IIUM mission of Islamicization, Internationalization, Integration and Comprehensive Excellent (IIICE).
|The Programme is designed to achieve the following program learning outcomes (PLO). Students are able to:
|A Bachelor of Education degree in Teaching English as a
Second Language prepares you for work as teachers in government and
private schools. With our degree, you may also join other industries
such as Tourism, Media and Human Resource. If you are keen to
be self-employed, you could even offer professional development
training to the public or corporations or become a consultant.
Jobs directly related to the degree include:
School teachers, officers in government department.
Jobs where the degree would be useful include:
Trainer/Consultant, Motivational speaker, mentor, Life coach, Author, radio/TV Host, Employment Officer, Marketing, Business, Human Resource Manager, Management Trainee, Teacher, Lecturer.
|Your studies will
commence in the first year with the neccessary foundations of education
and knowledge in teaching profession. You will be exposed to
the major theories and principles of teaching in general. You
will also be introduced to the organization of school and its
curriculum. The foundation work will continue into the second
year where you will be exposed to practical skills in teaching English
to second and foreign language speakers. In the third year
you will be provided with the opportunity to experience hands-on
researching, planning, preparing and teaching in a mock classroom. In
Practicum I (School Orientation Program), you will be placed in school
to experience the management, organization and culture of school and
classroom teaching. In the fourth year after completing the courses,
you will once again be placed in school for one semester for your
teaching practicum supervised by experienced teachers, school
administrators and university supervisors. Besides teaching skills, the
TESL program also equips you with research knowledge and skills,
preparing you for postgraduate studies or for a career as a researcher.
The required courses include:
Duration of Study
|The course takes four years of full-time study to complete.