Master of Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language) – Online

Master
4 Semesters / 1 Year 6 Months
Online
EPF Withdrawal Available
From
RM 755.56per
month
RM 13,600.00 total tuition fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

Master of Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language) is ideal for those who want to gain a specialised knowledge in teaching English to others, where English is not their mother tongue. Through the modules offered, students will develop a deeper understanding of the core principles of teaching and learning the English Language.

At UNITAR, this flexible and unique programme designed for working adults with busy schedules features a comprehensive curriculum in advanced linguistics and cross-cultural communication.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only
MOHE/MQA:
R2-(DL/145/7/0017) 04/27 (MQA/FA 1876)

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Course information

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master’s Programme:

  • A bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by UNITAR Senate; OR
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in education; OR
  • Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (ii).

English Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 40 for TOEFL iBT OR its equivalent

Note:
Internal Assessment : An oral test in the form of interview which will be conducted by a panel of interviewers consisting of two members from each Faculty and a representative from English Language department or any other related department

Teaching of English as a Second Language

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Linguistics and Multi-Lingualise
  • Sociolinguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Material Design and Selection in TESL
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Project Paper

Core Subjects

  • Philosophical Ideas in Education
  • Curriculum, Instructions and Assessment in Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Educational Research Methodology
  • ESL Lecturer / Academician
  • Private Tutor
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • English Private Tutor
  • ESL Instructor
  • Material Writer
  • Researcher

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

  1. The differences and theories of first and second language acquisition.
  2. Awareness in third language through discourse on case studies.
  3. Communication across society and dialects, with understanding through analyses.
  4. Learning the relationship between language, context and behavioural patterns.
  5. Discussing theories, principles and techniques of language teaching materials.

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