Bachelor of Education (Hons)

Course overview

Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, May, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 15,368
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 19,394


Are you passionate about educating primary and secondary school students? UNITAR’s Bachelor of Education (Hons) is tailored to equip aspiring teachers and trainees with the necessary knowledge, practical skills, accountability, ethical practice, and adaptability required for the dynamic education industry.

The program offers specializations in Mathematics, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), or Bahasa Melayu, preparing graduates for careers in teaching and related fields. If you're searching for bachelor of education courses in Malaysia, look no further than UNITAR International University. Our education degrees are designed not only to provide formal qualifications but also to instill confidence and familiarity in students before they graduate.

Additionally, we offer a Dual-Degree program in Education (TESL) with UPSI, where you can obtain two degrees/certifications in one program.

UNITAR’s Bachelor of Education program immerses students in real-world projects, providing hands-on exposure. Moreover, students have the opportunity to undertake internships and gain practical experience with industry professionals, offering unparalleled insights into their chosen focus areas.

What Can I Major In?
Our Bachelor of Education (Hons) offers four majors: Bahasa Melayu, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Mathematics, and Special Needs. The program includes core modules, university core modules, and general studies department modules (MPU), alongside major-specific coursework. For example, the "Classroom and Behavioral Management" subject equips aspiring educators with relevant skills for creating supportive classroom environments.

Teaching Practicum
During the teaching practicum, students apply their learning in real teaching environments, enhancing their resumes. UNITAR’s education graduates have secured practicum opportunities in public, private, and international schools in Malaysia, including Tenby, APS, Fairview, and Hibiscus.

Other Education Career Prospects
Beyond traditional teaching roles, graduates can explore careers as freelance subject teachers, language instructors, education managers, principals, education registrars, or education entrepreneurs.

QS 5-Star Rating & ASIC Accreditation
UNITAR holds a QS 5-Star Rating in Teaching, Employability, Inclusiveness, Online Education, and Accounting and Finance. Additionally, we are accredited by ASIC for various aspects of learning, teaching, student welfare, and more.

With these qualities, we believe students at UNITAR will maximize their higher education experience to excel in the education industry.

Convenient Entry Requirements for Working Professionals
For working professionals without tertiary qualifications, UNITAR offers entry via the APEL Assessment Centre, recognizing prior work experience for admission to bachelor of education courses.

Accelerate your future at UNITAR International University with our bachelor’s degree courses in education.






$ 15,368
Local students
$ 19,394
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

Programme Entry Requirements

  • A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.0) in any two subjects or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid; OR
  • A pass UEC with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • A pass in Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Level 4, MQF) or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in any field or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field subject to the approval of the Senate and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in the relevant field and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass SPM with at least three (3) credits in any subjects;​ OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 40 for TOEFL iBT OR its equivalent.
Local students
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    • Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    • A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    • Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    • No credit in SPM / SPMV English


Core Modules

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Social Sciences
  • Foundations of Education
  • Management and Leadership in Education
  • Sociology in Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Pedagogy in Education
  • Statistics in Social Sciences
  • Counseling in Education Counselling
  • Introduction to Assessment in Education
  • Learning Design
  • Classroom and Behavioral Management
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • Teacher Parent Communication
  • Classroom Research Method
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Project Paper in Education

University Core Modules

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Critical Thinking

MPU Modules

  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa / Philosophy and Current Issues (Int)
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Design Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recreational Event Planning

Major (TESL)

  • Introduction to Language and Linguistics
  • Morphology and Syntax
    English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language and Teaching Methodology
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing
  • Teaching, Listening and Speaking
  • The Teaching and Appreciation of Literature
  • Language and Theatre
  • Materials Design and Selection
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Major (Mathematics)

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Pre-Calculus Numerical Method
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Modern Algebra
  • Modern Geometrics
  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis
  • Perspective in Mathematics
  • Pedagogy in Mathematics

Major (Bahasa Melayu)

  • Sejarah Perkembangan Bahasa Melayu
  • Pengajaran Nahu Bahasa Melayu
  • Kaedah Mengajar Bahasa Melayu
  • Kesusasteraan dalam PengajaranBahasa Melayu
  • Linguistik dalam Pendidikan Bahasa Melayu
  • Pengajaran Kemahiran Mengarang
  • Pengajaran Kemahiran Membaca
  • Kemahiran Berkomunikasi dalamBahasa Melayu
  • Kreativiti dan Inovasi dalam Pengajaran
    Bahasa Melayu
  • Drama dalam Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu
  • Aplikasi Teknologi dalam Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu

Areas of Study

  • Teaching Pedagogy
  • Education Planning
  • Management & Leadership

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