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

General

Program Description

Overview

Master of Education (Teaching of English as a Second Language) is ideal for those who want to gain specialized 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.

Program Entry Requirements

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

  • Bachelor's Degree Education (Hons)/Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 from an institution recognized by the Malaysian Government; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) AND Diploma in Education/ Certificate in Education/ Diploma in Teaching from an institution recognized by the Malaysian Government; or
  • Bachelor's Degree Education from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government and must have 1-year working experience in the related field; or
  • Bachelor's Degree/ Diploma in Education/ Certificate in Education/Diploma in Teaching from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government and must have 1-year working experience in the related field; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted subject to five (5) years of working experience in the related field.

Applicants into the Master’s program (level 7, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 30 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment

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Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 1 year 6 months

Year 1

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Foundations of Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education
  • Assessment in Education
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Linguistics and Multi-Lingualism
  • Sociolinguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Discourse Analysis

Year 2

  • Project Paper
  • Material Design and Selection in TESL

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering pri ... Read More

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering private universities in Malaysia. Read less