M.Ed. On Campus

Teaching English As A Second Language

24 months
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The aim of the Teaching English As A Second Language program from HELP University is to provide hands-on training and solid academic research experience for teachers of English as a Second Language.


Rationale For The Programme

  • To enhance the quality of English Language Teaching in Malaysia, supporting Malaysian government’s initiative by targeting mid-career professionals and those aiming to pursue a career in the field of TESL.
  • To raise competent and academically qualified English Language teachers to meet the growing demand in the private sector education.
  • To equip English Language teachers with skills to enable them to make learning of English efficacious and interesting.
Aims of the Teaching English As A Second Language program from HELP University
  • To enhance professional competence, knowledge and students’ career prospect in the discipline based on informed practices and broader view of education.
  • To upgrade and update teaching skills and benefit from new developments in the field of TESL while acquiring enquiry skills for continuous professional development.
  • To enable teachers to effectively manage curriculum changes and changing needs of learners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Learning: Theory, Acquisition, & Development
  • TESL Methodology: Theories and Practice
  • Task-Based Language Teaching
  • Testing, Evaluation, & Measurement in TESL
  • Curriculum and Syllabus Design in TESL

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree of a course of study of at least 3 years from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent, subject to following:
  • For non-education graduates, a minimum of one year’s teaching experience is required – those with less than one year’s teaching experience are required to attend a bridging programme to prepare them for the MEDU (TL) programme.
  • Non-degree holders with at least a diploma or STPM may obtain MQA Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) approval for postgrad admission.

Tuition Fee

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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Teaching English As A Second Language
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