Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language

Course overview

Qualification Diploma
Study mode Full-time
Duration 30 months
Intakes March, July, November
Tuition (Local students) $ 6,000
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 8,000


The Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) at Lincoln University College, Malaysia (LUC) encourages students to critically analyze the relationship between theory and practice, adapt innovative ideas and strategies to their specific contexts, and evaluate and implement new teaching techniques effectively in their classrooms. Through this program, students develop logical and analytical problem-solving skills, enabling them to make informed decisions that positively impact their chosen profession post-diploma in TESL. Emphasizing current knowledge and essential teaching skills, the program prepares students for success in teaching and lays the foundation for pursuing advanced degrees in the field.





$ 6,000
Local students
$ 8,000
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


Data not available
Local students
$ 169
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 508
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

  1. To obtain a Certificate in Education of Malaysia (SPM) * with at least 3 honors; or
  2. Obtain a Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least a Grade B in 3 subjects; or
  3. Passing O-Level with at least credit in three subjects; or
  4. Passed SKM Level 3 (Level 3, MOH) in a related field; and
    • Passed SPM with at least a credit in one subject; and
    • Through consolidation program (in case necessary); or
  5. Graduated Community College Certificate (Level 3, KKM) equivalent in a related field; and
    • Passed SPM with at least a credit in one subject; and
    • Through consolidation program (in case necessary); or
  6. Pass Certificate (Level 3, MOH) in a related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
  7. Pass a Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) or equivalent with at least a Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in 1 subject; or
  8. Pass the Malaysian Higher Education Certificate (STPM) with at least a Maqbool Grade; or
  9. Any other qualifications that are recognized by the Malaysian Government

International students must have proof of good proficiency in verbal and written English. For example, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 4.0 or its equivalent. If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs must offer English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the needs of the programme.


  • - Creative Writing
  • - Literature in English
  • - Introduction to Literature
  • - Introduction to Linguistics
  • - Phonetics and Phonology
  • - Elective: Malaysian Studies (Elective) / Malay Language Communication 2 (Elective)
  • - Learning Skills
  • - Teaching English Grammar I
  • - Foundations of Literacy
  • - Pedagogy: Supporting Development in the Early Years
  • - Information Communication Technology
  • - Child Growth and Development
  • - Semantics and Pragmatics
  • - Creative Problem Solving
  • - Academic Writing
  • - Teaching English Grammar II
  • - Teaching of Listening and Speaking
  • - Entrepreneurship
  • - Public Speaking
  • - Constitution and Community
  • - Co-Curriculum
  • - Media Resources in Teaching
  • - Philosophy of Education
  • - Elective: Behavior Guiding Young Children (Elective)
  • - Elective: Morphology and Syntax (Elective)
  • - Elective: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education (Elective)
  • - Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • - Psychology in Education
  • - Sports Science
  • - Professional Practice

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