Bachelor of Education (Hons)

(R2/142/6/0014) 01/29 (MQA/FA 1704)

Bachelor Degree
9 Semesters / 3 Years
Alor Setar | Ipoh | Kota Bharu | Kota Kinabalu | Kuching and Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
RM 1,250.00per
RM 45,000.00 total tuition fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Have a passion for teaching primary and secondary school students? UNITAR’s Bachelor of Education (Hons) is aimed at providing future teachers and trainees with the knowledge and experiences, practical skills, accountability, ethical practice and adaptability to the various demands of the education industry.

The programme is designed for students to specialise in Mathematics, Teaching English as Second Language (TESL) or Bahasa Melayu. With our Bachelor of Education (Hons), it will prepare you for the teaching profession and other education-related fields. 

Browsing for bachelor of education courses in Malaysia? At UNITAR International University, we offer bachelor’s degrees in education tailored to not only provide the qualification to carry out a formal education but also to build confidence and familiarity in the student before graduation.   

We are also offering a Dual-Degree programme in Education (TESL) with UPSI where you can obtain TWO degrees/certifications under ONE programme.

UNITAR’s Bachelor of Education qualification will provide you with immersion in real word projects which will help you gain hands-on exposure. In addition, you will be provided with opportunities to undergo internships and practical experiences with industry players and gain unparalled insights into the focus areas of your choice.

  • What Can I Major In?

Our Bachelor of Education (Hons) offers four majors – Bahasa Melayu, Teaching English as Second Language (TESL), Mathematics and Special Needs.

In between, there are programme core modules, university core modules and general studies department modules (MPU) to complete together with the course syllabus in your selected major. For example, the “Classroom and Behavioral Management” subject from the programme core module will equip aspiring educators with the relevant skills to create systems that support positive behaviour in a classroom when delivering a lesson. 

  • Teaching Practicum 

Apply what you’ve learned into practice during the teaching practicum. This period is specially allocated for candidates to gain exposure in a real teaching environment. Upon completion, you can be assured that this experience will add value to your resume. In fact, UNITAR’s bachelor of education graduates have received employment opportunities for practicum in public, private and international schools in Malaysia namely, Tenby, APS, Fairview and Hibiscus.

  • Other Education Career Prospects  

Apart from teaching in a school, you can also choose to be a freelance subject teacher or language instructor for private tutoring. If you prefer a non-teaching career path, why not venture into education management which leads to becoming a principal or education registrar? Consider also the career path of an education entrepreneur, where you can be a book writer, operations and management officer at education centres or work in the sales and marketing department of the education institution. 

  • QS 5-Star Rating & ASIC Accreditation

UNITAR is awarded by the QS World University Rankings for 5-Star Rating in Teaching, Employability, Inclusiveness, Online Education and Accounting and Finance. Furthermore, we have also been accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) for learning and teaching as well as course delivery, student welfare, management and staff resources, premises health and safety, to name a few. 

Having all these qualities, we believe students at UNITAR will get the most out of their higher education experience to get ahead in the education industry. 

  • Convenient Entry Requirements for Working Professionals

For individuals who are currently working but do not possess any tertiary qualification to enrol for a bachelor’s programme, fret not! UNITAR is a certified APEL Assessment Centre that allows candidates to apply for bachelor of education courses using their work experience! 

Accelerate your future at UNITAR International University with one of our bachelor’s degree courses in education below.

(R2/142/6/0014) 01/29 (MQA/FA 1704)

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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

  • A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any two subjects or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid; OR
  • A pass UEC with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • A pass in Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Level 4, MQF) or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in any field or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field subject to the approval of the Senate and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in the relevant field and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass SPM with at least three (3) credits in any subjects;​ OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 40 for TOEFL iBT OR its equivalent.
Local students
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    • Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    • A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    • Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    • No credit in SPM / SPMV English

Core Modules

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Social Sciences
  • Foundations of Education
  • Management and Leadership in Education
  • Sociology in Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Pedagogy in Education
  • Statistics in Social Sciences
  • Counseling in Education Counselling
  • Introduction to Assessment in Education
  • Learning Design
  • Classroom and Behavioral Management
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • Teacher Parent Communication
  • Classroom Research Method
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Project Paper in Education

University Core Modules

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Critical Thinking

MPU Modules

  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa / Philosophy and Current Issues (Int)
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Design Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recreational Event Planning

Major (TESL)

  • Introduction to Language and Linguistics
  • Morphology and Syntax
    English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language and Teaching Methodology
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching, Listening and Speaking
  • The Teaching and Appreciation of Literature
  • Language and Theatre
  • Materials Design and Selection
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Major (Mathematics)

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Pre-Calculus Numerical Method
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Modern Algebra
  • Modern Geometrics
  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis
  • Perspective in Mathematics
  • Pedagogy in Mathematics

Major (Bahasa Melayu)

  • Sejarah Perkembangan Bahasa Melayu
  • Pengajaran Nahu Bahasa Melayu
  • Kaedah Mengajar Bahasa Melayu
  • Kesusasteraan dalam PengajaranBahasa Melayu
  • Linguistik dalam Pendidikan Bahasa Melayu
  • Pengajaran Kemahiran Mengarang
  • Pengajaran Kemahiran Membaca
  • Kemahiran Berkomunikasi dalamBahasa Melayu
  • Kreativiti dan Inovasi dalam Pengajaran
    Bahasa Melayu
  • Drama dalam Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu
  • Aplikasi Teknologi dalam Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu

Major (Special Needs)

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Behaviour Management with Learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Education for Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SLPD)
  • Curriculum and Instructional Assessment for Learners with Learning Dissabilities
  • Visual Arts and Creative Movements in Special Education
  • Functional Skills for Learners with Learning Disabilities
  • Assistive Technology in Special Education
  • Essentials of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Assessment and Intervention
  • Post-Secondary Transition for Learners with Learning Disabilities

Areas of Study

  • Teaching Pedagogy
  • Education Planning
  • Management & Leadership
  • International / Private School Teacher
  • Language Instructor
  • Education Management (Principal, Registrar, Sales)
  • Education Entrepreneur (Book Writers, Operate And Manage Education Centres)

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. Developing skills in the methods of teaching and managing different. learning approaches.
  2. Developing effective interpersonal communication and persuasive skills.
  3. Includes outcome-based learning through curriculum design and development.
  4. Problem-solving skills for effective research, writing and preparations of presentations.
  5. Improving Educators’ effectiveness in guidance roles and issue resolution.

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