Diploma in English Language


PA 7606

Course Duration: 2 Years 3 Months

The Diploma in English Language programme aims to equip students with linguistic knowledge, and critical reading, writing, listening, speaking and literary skills in English. These knowledge and skills are essential in mastering the language and its components. This programme also enables students to possess and/or enhance their self-confidence, and to be equipped with innovative ideas and profound knowledge. The students are expected to meet the challenges of the future with tertiary-level knowledge, positive attitudes and assurance upon graduation.

Core Subjects

• English Proficiency 1
• English Proficiency 2
• Grammar for ESL
• Essentials of Human Communication
• Writing Skills
• Language Learning Strategies
• Listening, Speaking & Critical Thinking Skills
• History of English Language
• Morphology and Syntax
• Media Translation
• Phonetics & Phonology
• Reading Skills


• Introduction to Linguistics
• English for Business Communication
• Academic Writing
• Modern English Literature
• Semiotics
• Creative Writing
• Advanced Grammar
• Final Year Project
• Introduction to Literature
• Translation: Theory and Practice
• Semantics
• Public Speaking

Elective Subjects

• TESL Methodology
• Computer Applications
• Introduction to Journalism
• Journalistic English

Career Opportunities

• Writer
• Editor
• Copywriter
• Journalist


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

Entry Requirement


• A pass in SPM/ O-Level with minimum 3 credits including English; or
• UEC with at least Grade B in 3 subjects including English; or
• A certificate in related a field; or
• Any other equivelent recognized qualification.


International students are required to achieve a minimum score of

• 4.0 in IELTS; or
• Band 2 in Muet; or
• C6 in 1999; or
• 500 in TOEFL; or its equivalent.

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