Master of Arts in Teaching of English as Second Language (MATESL)

Course overview

Qualification Master's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 18 months
Intakes March, July, November
Tuition (Local students) $ 4,000
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 6,000


The Master of Arts in Teaching of English as Second Language (MATESL) program, offered by the Faculty of Social Science Arts and Humanities, is a prestigious endeavor aimed at empowering students to play active roles in the global community by becoming proficient educators in English language instruction. By blending precise training in teaching methods with education analytics, the program equips students with a diverse skill set essential for careers in government schools, private institutions, and international educational organizations.

Taught by seasoned experts through a variety of formats including lectures, seminars, workshops, and multimedia tools like language labs, the MATESL program fosters an interactive and stimulating learning environment. With a strong global reputation, graduates of this program are well-equipped to excel in diverse ESL settings worldwide, making it a gateway to impactful international careers.





$ 4,000
Local students
$ 6,000
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. Bachelor with honors in a relevant field or equivalent of Lincoln University College or other universities with a CGPA of at least 2.50; OR
  2. Bachelor or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted, subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the related field; OR
  3. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government. And

English entry requirement for MA-TESL:
Local Students

  • A minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

International Students

  • Band of 5.0 and above in IELTS (Academic); or
  • 500 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or
  • 79 and above for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version).


  • - Theories of Second Language Acquisition
  • - Research Methodology
  • - Bilingualism and Language Education (Elective)
  • - Computer-Mediated Language Instruction (CMLI) (Elective)
  • - Classroom Management in Language Education (Elective)
  • - Education Psychology (Elective)
  • - Research Project
  • - Data Analysis
  • - Philosophy of Education
  • - Phonetics and Phonology (Elective)
  • - Interactive Language Teaching and Learning (Elective)
  • - General Linguistics (Elective)
  • - Theories and Practices of Curriculum
  • - Language Testing and Evaluation
  • - Seminar Paper Writing
  • - Sociolinguistics (Elective)
  • - English as a Global Language (Elective)
  • - Teaching English in ESL Classroom Context (Elective)
  • - Practicum

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