Bachelor of Education (TESL)(Hons)

Bachelor of Education (Teaching English as a Second Language) or B.Ed. (TESL) programme is for those who want a comprehensive teaching degree that will assist them in building successful careers in the education sector, and most importantly, for those with a passion for teaching. It is a fully online or blended learning programme offered by Asia e University, a leading university recognised by 33 member countries of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). It is a programme accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) under the Ministry of Higher Education.

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Accredited programme by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Ministry of Higher Education.


Normal Entry

For Malaysian Students

  • STPM or its equivalent with at least C Grade in 2 subjects; OR
  • Matriculation/Foundation with at least CGPA 2.00; OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with at least 24 points; OR
  • ‘A’ Level with at least C grade in 3 subjects; OR
  • Diploma with at least CGPA 2.00

For International Students

  • A recignised university entrance qualification such as 'A' level/University Foundation/Matriculation/Diploma or equivalent
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) overall score of 550; OR
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.5; OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE);OR
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); OR
  • Cambridge First English (CFE); OR
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE); OR
  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Alternative Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiantial Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements

  • 21 years of age as at 1st January in the year of application
  • Possess relevant work experience
  • Passed an APEL assessment


Modes of Study Fully Online
Blended Learning
Duration 4 – 5 years
No. of Subjects 38 Subjects + Practicum
Frequency of Tutorials Once a month – weekends, with 3 meetings per subject (total of 10 hours per subject)
Assessment Coursework 60%
Final Exam 40%
MQA Accreditation A9153
Advertisement Code (R/145/6/0050)09/18
EPF Claimable YES


  • Enhance the knowledge content of teachers in teaching English as a second language.
  • Equip teachers with innovative pedagogical strategies and technologies for appllication in classrooms.
  • Develop the critical and creative abilities of teachers in solving language learning issues.
  • Produce teachers with a global perspective who are sensitive to the developments in English language teaching.


This programme is conducted at various learning centres throughout Malaysia.

Participants are selected by Ministry of Higher Education and are fully sponsored.



    • Philosophy of Education
    • Developing the Curriculum
    • Enhancing Teacher Professionalism
    • Children with Special Needs
    • Instructional Technology & Learning Resources
    • Evaluation & Testing in the Classroom
    • Educational Psychology
    • Co-curricular Activities
    • Counselling in Schools
    • Pedagogical Models & Strategies
    • Schools & Society
    • Child Growth & Development
    • Research in the Classroom I
    • Research in the Classroom II
    • Practicum


    • Linguistics for Language Teachers
    • Fundamentals of English Grammar
    • Sociolinguistics in 2nd Language Teaching
    • Psycholinguistics in 2nd Language Teaching
    • Reading in Second Language Contexts
    • Writing in Second Language Contexts
    • Teaching Reading in the Second Language Classroom
    • Teaching Grammar in the Second Language Classroom
    • Teaching Writing in the Second Language Classroom
    • Teaching English as a Second Language Methodology
    • Teaching Listening & Speaking Skills in the Second Language Classroom
    • Computers in the Second Language Classroom
    • Language Testing and Evaluation
    • Teaching Literature in a Second Language Context


    Moral Education:

    • Moral Education in the School Curriculum
    • Teaching Methods & Strategies in Moral Education
    • Assessment in Moral Education
    • Issues and Trends in Moral Education


    Literature in TESL:

    • Drama & Poetry in English
    • Short Stories & Novels in English
    • Teaching Short Stories & Novels in a Second Language Context
    • Teaching Drama & Poetry in a Second Language Context


    Applicable to Malaysian Students Only

    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia

    Hubungan Etnik

    • Academic Writing
    • Comparative Ethics
    • Social Responsibility Project

    Applicable to International Students Only

    • Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu) and Communication
    • Malaysian Studies
    • Academic Writing
    • Comparative Ethics
    • Social Responsibility Project


    For Malaysian and International students:

    • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
    • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

    For Malaysian students only:

    • 10% discount on tuition fee for full payment of semester fees
    • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
    • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
    • EPF withdrawal assistance
    • PTPTN loan assistance

    Terms and conditions apply


    Last updated: 30/01/2018