What will I learn?

As English is an international language of communication, trade, research, science and technology, being proficient and competent in English is an asset to any individual in any field of work, such as law, business, commerce, politics, education and the mass media at local and international levels.

The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English Education programme aims to provide students with the necessary communicative skills and knowledge of the language to communicate proficiently and competently, as well as to expose them to the general principles of teaching and learning of English as a second language.

In particular, the programme is designed to expose students to the use of the latest technology, approaches and techniques in English language teaching and to equip them with the necessary skills to become effective, trained and competent English language educators.

Career Prospects

  • English Language Teacher/Lecturer
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Journalist
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Corporate Communication Officer
  • Radio/TV DJ, News Reader, Event Hosting

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
RM18,266.66 (US$ 4,393) per year
RM 54,800 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 October 2021

Venue

Kampar Campus

Perak,

Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

UTAR welcomes applicants with any of the following qualifications for entry to Bachelor's Honours Degree Programme: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM); Unified Examination Certificate (UEC); A-Levels; South Australian Matriculation (SAM); Canadian Pre-University (CPU). Entry with Other Qualifications: Applicants with qualifications other than those described above, for example, a Diploma from a college/institution/polytechnic may also apply for admission to UTAR programmes. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing System ( IELTS ): 5.0; Internet-based Testing (IBT) TOEFL: 42; Cambridge English: 154; Pearson Test of English (PTE): 47; Malaysia University English Test (MUET): Band 3.

For international students

Students must have A-Level with 2-3 passes in the relevant subjects or high school leaving examination equivalent with 5 passes.

They also must have the following minimum score are as follows:

IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL iBT 60 / PTE 59 / equivalent

Cambridge English: Advance (CAE) – 154

Pearson Test of English (PTE) – 47

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About Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

UTAR enjoys global recognition, ranking among the top 600 universities in the world, according to the THE World University Rankings 2021.

  • Home to more than 20,000 students from all over the world
  • Based in Malaysia with campuses in Kampar and Sungai Long
  • More than 120 academic programmes at affordable fees
  • Professional recognition and accreditation of its programmes