Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Language Teaching

Course Duration: 3 Years

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Language Teaching is a comprehensive programme that consists of the studies of English teaching pedagogy, linguistics, and literature, in addition to formal research. On one hand, the professional courses enable our students to possess sufficient skills and knowledge to teach English to learners of various proficiency levels. On the other hand, our graduates are also confident to pursue their postgraduate studies related to language and teaching. The multifaceted elective subjects would also set them on the path to various career opportunities.

Core Subjects

• Academic Writing
• Curriculum and Syllabus Design
• Creative Writing
• Discourse Analysis
• Educational Psychology
• Introduction to Linguistics
• Introduction to Literature
• Technology in Education
• Literature in English
• Sociolinguistics
• Theatre & Drama in TESL
• Teaching of Grammar
• TESL Methodology


• Teaching of Listening & Speaking
• Language Testing and Assessment
• Understanding Exceptionalities in Learning
• Philosophy of Education
• Psycholinguistics
• Phonetics & Phonology
• Research Project
• Research Methodology
• Semantics
• Teaching of Reading
• Teaching of Literature
• Teaching of Writing
• Morphology and Syntax

Elective Subjects

• Basic Chinese / Introduction to Chinese Culture (Elective Core)
• Information Technology & Business Application 
• Principles of Marketing
• Organizational Behaviour
• Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry
• Event Management


• Translation: Theory & Practice
• Fundamental of Mass Communication
• Introduction to Journalism
• Reporting and Writing for the Media

Industrial Training

• Internship

Career Opportunities

• Writer
• Editor
• Copywriter
• Journalist


• Translator
• Public Relation Officer
• English Teacher/Tutor
• Linguist

Entry Requirement

• A pass in STPM / A-Level with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any 2 subjects and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; or
• UEC with at least Grade B in 5 subjects including English; or
• Matriculation/ Foundation with minimum CGPA 2.00 or its equivalent and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; or
• A Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or its equivalent and credit in English in SPM or its equivalent; and
A minimum score of MUET Band 4 or IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (written based) or 1119 C6 or its equivalent.