Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Education with Honours (Teaching English as Second Language (TESL))


The Bachelor of Education with Honours in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) is a programme that aims to produce graduate teachers who are trained, dynamic, and competent to teach English as a Second Language and able to practice lifelong learning.

Programme Requirements

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) APEL.A Certification Level 6 of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF);


Obtained at least a Band 2.0 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) for exams beginning in session 1 of 2021 OR a Band 2 for exams up to the year of 2020, depending on the validity period at the time of application;


Pass the exam or interview that the faculty has set up.

MUET Band 4.0

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I Want to Apply

Applications for full time study programmes (STPM, Matriculation, STAM and Diploma/ Equivalent) must be submitted via Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education Online Application. Applications for studies in all the programmes offered are published in local newspapers between the month of January to April every year.

Application form for Malaysian students: http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Non-citizen and international student candidates who are interested in enrolling for the full time study programmes must submit their applications via UKM online application opened in February to May every year.

Application form for non-citizen and international students: Click here

How Much It Will Cost Me?















Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi Selangor

Tel: +603-8921 5331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603-8925 1391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn

GGGV1113 Social Media in Language Learning
SKBE 1003 Foundation English
SKBP 1013 Introduction to Language Studies and Linguistics
SKBE 1023 Structures in Context

SKVB 2013 English Phonetics and Phonology
GGGV 2123 Teaching of Listening and Speaking in an ESL Context
GGGV 2043 Methods in TESL
GGGV 2083 Psycholinguistics in Language Teaching

GGGV 3173 Sociolinguistic in Language Teaching
GGGV 3223 Teaching of Reading Skills in an ESL Context
GGGV 3243 Assessment in ELT
GGGV 3323 Teaching of Writing Skills in an ESL Context

GGGV 4113 Speech and Semantics in Language Learning and Teaching

GGGV1063 Approaches to Teaching Literature in English in Malaysia
GGGV2093 Teaching of Literature: Reading the Word and the World
SKBS2073 Malaysia in Narration
SKBS2183 Literature and the Media
SKBS2243 Drama in School
SKBS3113 Worlds in Contact
SKBS3133 E-Methods in Literary Production

MUET Band 4 (5 credit)

  • LMCE1072 Academic Literacy
  • LMCE2092 Speak To Persuade
  • LMCE3071 Professional Communication

MUET Band 5 & 6 (5 credit)

  • LMCE1082 Page To Stage
  • LMCE2103 Advanced Communication Project
Life at Faculty

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is one of the five research universities in Malaysia. Globally, it ranks 141 in the QS University world ranking. Its highly competitive environment assures quality and innovative education and research.  The University’s vibrant community consists of award winning experts in various fields as well as highly qualified well rounded students who are immersed in academic, co-curricular, community service and college activities. At the Faculty of Education, you will be able to work closely with our highly accomplished award winning faculty members whose devotion to quality teaching, learning and research ensure an effective and meaningful learning experience. You will have access to the postgraduate study room, computer laboratories and active learning spaces designed based on 21st century pedagogy, which would encourage a more student-centred learning environment. You will be able to develop meaningful connections with other students who are highly engaged, attuned to local and global educational issues and possess the capability to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and creative individuals who will move our education forward into the future.

Faculty Information

Campus: Bangi, Selangor
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor of Education with Honours (Teaching English as Second Language (TESL))
Length: 4 Years 

Faculty of Education
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan,

Tel: +603 89216297/ 6237
Fax: +603 89254372
Email: nadiahatiqah@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fpendidikan

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor

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Fax: +603 89118471
Email: admission_ppa@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/akademik

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