Diploma in Teaching of English As a Second Language - KPTM Bangi

Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) with a purpose of teaching English language to students at elementary level. Graduates are eligible to teach English in private primary schools or continue their studies to Degree level. The programme is designed to produce graduates who will demonstrate a set of learning outcomes that possess advanced linguistic competence; operate as an effective and efficient TESL practitioner; possess and demonstrate the qualities of having high market values that suit the demands of the industry; as well as operate and be responsive socially and professionally.  At the end of the programme, graduates should cultivate their potential that can be contributed to national development. They are expected to meet the need for English language teachers who are knowledgeable and skilful to comply with the standard of education in Malaysia..

Programme :

Diploma in Teaching of English As a Second Language

Programme Duration :

2 Years 4 Months (7 semesters)

Campus :

KPTM Bangi - DK247(B)

Programme Code :


Programme Fee :


Medium of Instruction  :



N/0114/4/0004(07/28) MQA/PA/16357

Minimum Requirement

A pass in SPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subject including Bahasa Melayu and English


Other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government


**International students are required to achive a minimum score of 4.0 in the International Language Testing System (IELTS) or Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or its equivalent.

English Grammar 1
English Grammar 2

Listening and Speaking Development 1
Listening and Speaking Development 2
Principles and Practices in Language Teaching
Teaching English Grammar
The Teaching of Listening and Speaking Skills
The Teaching of Reading and Writing Skills
Drama Production
Language Tests in School
Language Programme Planning and Development
Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Reading Development 1
Reading Development 2
Writing Development 1
Writing Development 2
Introduction to Language Arts
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Student)
Pengajian Islam/ Ethics & Moral 2
Khidmat Masyarakat 1
Study Skills
Penghayatan etika dan Peradaban
Pembangunan Pemuda
Pengurusan Masjid
Digital Entrepreneurship
Bahasa Arab Asas
Introduction to Mandarin
Beginner French
History and Philosophy of Education
Education in Malaysia
Sociology of Education
Psychology in Education
Curriculum and Instructions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE                                  
Teaching Practice


Graduates of this programme can embark on a fulfilling career as an English language educator or trainer at learning institutions such as private primary schools, English language training centres, tuition centres or; further their study at any public or private universities.

Additionally, graduates may strive for employment in the fields of marketing, public relation (PR), journalism, publishing, broadcasting, advertising and training.

Graduates will find a good variety of career opportunities in both public and private sectors where the demand for skilled staff continues to rise.

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