M.Ed. On Campus

English as a Second Language

12 months
5118 USD/year
1810 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This English as a Second Language programme from University of Malaya will produce graduates who are dynamic, reflective and innovative and able to apply their pedagogical knowledge, educational theories and research to solve problems relevant to the field of education.


Degree requirements

The program in English as a Second Language from University of Malaya comprises Forty - Two (42) credit hours which includes Twenty - Four (24) credit hours for core courses, Six (6) credit hour electives and Twelve (12) credit hours for research projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Education
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Text and Discourse Analysis
  • Language Planning and Policy in Education
  • Principles and Practice in Language Teaching
  • Seminar in English Language Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Education degree with a CGPA of not lower than 3.00 or equivalent in the field of TESL /TESOL / TEFL, or 
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of not lower than 3.00 or equivalent in a non-language education related field; and
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a CGPA of 3.00 or
  • A  teaching qualification recognised by the University, or
  • Teaching experience with an institution recognised by the Senate, or
  • A professional qualification from a recognised professional body, or
  • Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5118 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    1810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Local: RM 8,100
  • International: RM 22,900

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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