Diploma in Education - (TESL)

Course Title: Education (TESL) , Diploma
Course Code: DTESL

What the course will give you
The MSU diploma in education programme in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) prepares you to become a primary-school teacher of English. Delivered by the School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS), courses on the DTESL programme include philosophy of education, methods of teaching English, educational psychology, pedagogy, child development, and classroom management.

The DTESL programme differs from others because the acquisition of soft skills is emphasized: communication, public speaking, leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, and ICT. Mentoring by industry-professional lecturers adds depth and breadth to your understanding. You graduate ready to teach primary-school English effectively.

How long it will take you
3 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
Other than taking on the regular pre-/primary-school teaching positions, you may also start a home-based teaching/tutoring business or become a professional educator/trainer or curriculum designer for TESL, and work in public or private educational or training institutions. You may also advance to higher studies in TESL or education, or obtain a teacher-training diploma or professional certification in language training.

Who may enrol
You need to pass SPM/SPMV or equivalent, obtaining a Credit in any three (3) subjects (priority will be given to a Credit in English Language); or obtain a Certificate from Polytechnic, IPTA, or accredited IPTS; or pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC), obtaining at least a B in three (3) subjects; or present other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.      

Reference no.                                                                                                         
KPT/JPS (R/145/4/0040) 11/19  

[Updated 07.03.2017]

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