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Asasi TESL is a full-time preparatory programme that prepares students for entry into B. Ed. (Hons.) TESL programme or other relevant degree programmes at UiTM or other local Public Institutions of Higher Learning (IPTA).
This programme has just started in July 2007. However, it has its root in UiTM’s Pre-TESL programme, a 2-year course to prepare students for UiTM’s Bachelor of Education (Hons.) in TESL programme.
The main distinction between Asasi TESL and its predecessor is now it has grown into a programme that prepares students for other suitable degree programmes instead of only B. Ed (Hons.). TESL programmes in UiTM or other IPTAs in Malaysia. The figure below depicts the path students take in this programme.
The duration of the programme is 2 semesters with 41 credits, where students will undergo an extensive English Language proficiency courses as well as basic introductory courses to English Literature, Drama, Computer Literacy, Malaysian Studies and Principles of Education.
Upon completion of this program, students could proceed to study B. Ed. (Hons) TESL programmes or other relevant degree programmes at any IPTA.
In line with outcome based education, the programme aims to produce students who are able to:
MODE & DURATION
Full-time: 1 year (2 semesters)
MAY of every year
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ASASI TESL PROGRAMME
Candidates who wish to enter this programme must fulfill university requirement and possess the minimum qualifications as follows:
· General Entry Requirements:
An excellent result in SPM or its equivalent, recognized by the Malaysian Government with a minimum of 5 credit B+, B, C+, C grades including Bahasa Malaysia;
· Specific Entry Requirements:
Candidates must fulfill the General University Requirements with:
Distinction (minimum A2/A-) in English AND a credit in Mathematics or Additional Mathematics.
· Candidates must pass a written test AND interview
· Application is only for current year SPM leavers.
CAMPUSES OFFERING ASASI TESL PROGRAMME
· Faculty of Education, UiTM Kampus Seksyen 17, Shah Alam, Selangor
· Kuantan Campus
· Melaka Campus
Successful candidates will receive financial assistance from Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia as follows:
1. Allowance : RM1,250.00 per semester
2. Fees : RM350.00 per semester
3. Hostel : RM360.00 per semester
4. Airfare* : Return air ticket (once only)*
*(ONLY for students residing in Sabah and Sarawak)
Upon the completion of the program, students could:
THE REQUIREMENTS FOR B. ED. (HONS) TESL @ UITM:
- Pass the MEdSI (Malaysian Educators Selection Inventory) written test
- Pass the Ministry of Higher Education selection interview
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
HEAD OF PROGRAMME
ASASI TESL (PI020)
Faculty of Education
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Kampus Seksyen 17
40200 Shah Alam
Tel: 03-55227423 (DR JAMIAH BABA)
Fax : 03-55227412
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