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RATIONALE FOR THE PROGRAMME
To enhance the quality of English Language Teaching in Malaysia, supporting Malaysian government’s initiative by targeting mid-career professionals and those aiming to pursue a career in the field of TESL.
To raise competent and academically qualified English Language teachers to meet the growing demand in the private sector education.
To equip English Language teachers with skills to enable them to make learning of English efficacious and interesting.
To provide hands-on training and solid academic research experience for teachers of English as a Second Language.
To enhance professional competence, knowledge and students’ career prospect in the discipline based on informed practices and broader view of education.
To upgrade and update teaching skills and benefit from new developments in the field of TESL while acquiring enquiry skills for continuous professional development.
To enable teachers to effectively manage curriculum changes and changing needs of learners.
2-year programme leading to the HELP Master of Education (TESL) degree
Full accredited by MQA (MQA/FA 2999)
Credit transfer or subject exemption based on MQA guidelines
Interactive, practical, small group teaching with a variety of student experience.
Peer learning by working with other professional teachers from across the country and different language background.
Innovative pedagogical practices and integrative methodologies.
Highly qualified and dedicated academic team with extensive record of service in leading universities in the region, all with strong pedagogy background.
Good value for money and numerous scholarships and bursaries are available.
Merit scholarship based on academic performance
Chinese Independent Secondary School (CISS) scholarship
Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:
Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent.
Non-degree holders with at least a diploma or STPM may obtain MQA Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) approval for postgrad admission.
For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is requirement for course commencement.
MED501 Second Language Learning: Theory, Acquisition, & Development
MED502 TESL Methodology: Theories and Practice
MED503 Task-Based Language Teaching
MED504 Testing, Evaluation, & Measurement in TESL
MED505 Curriculum and Syllabus Design in TESL
MED506 Education Research Methods
MED507 Integrating Technology & Multimedia in TESL
MED515 TESL Methodology 2
MED509 Linguistics and Language Teaching
MED510 Research – based Practicum (Project Paper)
MED511 Language Planning, Policies & Implementation
MED512 Practical Strategies for Managing Large TESL Classes