Diploma in Teaching English as Second Language KPT/JPS (PA 10565)08/24

Diploma in Teaching English as Second Language program of Lincoln University College, Malaysia (LUC) encourages students to reflect on and interpret the relation between theory and practice, to adapt new ideas and strategies to their own contexts, and to test and appraise new teaching techniques in their own classrooms. Students will be trained to solve problems logically and analytically and to think critically for every decision they make so that their decisions lead to making a positive difference in whatever profession they choose after diploma in TESL. The program provides the most current knowledge and emphasizes the skills needed for success in teaching and to pursue an advanced degree.

The program aims to help practicing teachers, or those wishing to become teachers, address in an informed and principled way the issues and professional needs that relate to their own working environment. The type of training is thus developed to encourage the learner’s autonomy without losing sight of elements of constant but flexible interaction, tailored to the specific needs of teachers in professional development. The program also aims to make the students apply principles of second language teaching in planning, executing, and evaluating class lessons.

Graduates will find a good variety of career opportunities in both public and private sectors where the demand for skilled English staff continues to rise.
After completion of this course the students are expected to find jobs and work as:

  1. Professional Teaching
  2. Curriculum Designer
  3. Trainer
  4. Executive in educational and training institutions
  5. Online Tutor
  6. ESL Trainer
  7. Private Tutor

Minimum Duration : 30 Months.
Maximum Duration : 60 Months.

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 DTE 1013 Creative Writing 3
2 DTE 1023 Literature in English 3
3 DTE 1033 Introduction to Literature 3
4 DTE 1043 Introduction to Linguistics 3
5 DTE 1053 Phonetics and Phonology 3
Elective (Choose any one module from the following):
6 MPU 2113 Malaysian Studies (Elective) 3
7 MPU 2153 Malay Language Communication 2 (Elective) 3
8 DTE 2063 Learning Skills 3
9 DTE 2073 Teaching English Grammar I 3
10 DTE 2083 Foundations of Literacy 3
11 DTE 2093 Pedagogy: Supporting Development in the Early Years 3
12 DTE 3102 Information Communication Technology 2
13 DTE 3113 Child Growth and Development. 3
14 DTE 3123 Semantics and Pragmatics 3
15 MPU2222 Creative Problem Solving 2
16 DTE 4133 Academic Writing 3
17 DTE 4143 Teaching English Grammar II 3
18 DTE 4153 Teaching of Listening and Speaking 3
19 DTE 4162 Entrepreneurship 2
20 DTE 4173 Public Speaking 3
21 MPU 2332 Constitution and Community 2
22 MPU 5442 Co-Curriculum 2
23 DTE 5183 Media Resources in Teaching 3
24 DTE 5193 Philosophy of Education 3
Elective (Choose any two modules from the following):
25 DTE 5203 Behavior Guiding Young Children (Elective) 3
26 DTE 5213 Morphology and Syntax (Elective) 3
27 DTE 5223 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education (Elective) 3
28 DTE 6233 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3
29 DTE 6243 Psychology in Education 3
30 DTE 6252 Sports Science 2
31 DTE 72612 Professional Practice 12

Intake :

  1. January
  2. May
  3. September

Entry Requirements :

  1. Standard Program met the minimum requirements / needs of professional bodies / recommendation MQA effective for the intake of students in that period; or
  2. Other qualifications recognized by the Government.

Any changes to the Standard Program / professional body requirements / recommendations MQA will apply only to new cohorts of students.

The implementation of the entry qualification by Standard Program / professional body requirements / recommendations apply MQA are based on the provisions that have been set out in the circular Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) enforcing the use of a Standard Program / professional body requirements / recommendations MQA.

Duration : 30 Months.

University : Lincoln University College

Level : Bachelor