Bachelor of Education

PROGRAMMES OF STUDIES

At the undergraduate level, the Kulliyyah of Education offers a Bachelor of Education (Honors), a 4-year programme in the following specialization:

  • Teaching English As Second Language (TESL)
  • Teaching Arabic As Second Language (TASL)
  • Guidance and Counselling (GUIDE)
  • Islamic Education (ISED)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMES

The common objectives of the undergraduate programme are as follows:

  • To produce professionally trained graduate teachers in these areas who uphold the Islamic philosophy of education and are committed to serve the country and ummah.
  • To serve the growing need of the country in producing teachers in these areas who possess the integrated personality and the tawhidic worldview and act as excellent role models for the younger generation.
  • To embody, revitalize, and produce graduates from this programme that exemplify in themselves the IIUM mission of Islamicization, Internationalization, Integration and Comprehensive Excellent (IIICE).

Programme Description

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Entry Requirements

General Requirements

The general academic requirements for admission into the undergraduate degree programmes are as follows:

  • A pass in the IIUM Matriculation Centre’s final examination with a CGPA of not less than 2.5 and fulfillment of all other requirements for promotion to the first year of the undergraduate degree programme, OR
  • Three principal passess of ‘C’ grades in the STPM (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia) examination, OR
  • Three principal passes in the GCE ‘A’ level examination, OR
  • Any other certificate that is recognized by the Senate as equivalent to one of the above.

Specific Admission Requirement

(B.ED TESL)

  • At least 2A in English Language at the SPM Level or equivalent; AND
  • At least B Grade in the Literature in English at the STPM level or equivalent; AND
  • Obtained at least Band 4 in the “Malaysian University English Test” (MUET); AND
  • A credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics at the SPM level or equivalent; AND
  • A credit in any three (3) subjects in SPM/equivalent.

(B.ED TASL)

  • At least B Grade in the Arabic Language at the STPM level or equivalent; AND
  • At least 2A in Arabic Language (Communication) or at least 3B in Advanced Arabic Language at the SPM Level or equivalent; AND
  • A credit in English Language at the SPM level or equivalent; OR
  • Obtained at least Band 2 in the “Malaysian University English Test” (MUET); AND
  • A credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics at the SPM level or equivalent.

(B.ED GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING (GUIDE) )

  • At least 4B in English Language at the SPM level or equivalent; OR
  • Obtained at least Band 3 in the “Malaysian University English Test” (MUET); AND
  • A credit in Mathematics / Additional Mathematics at the SPM level or equivalent; AND
  • A credit in any three (3) subjects in SPM or equivalent.

(B.ED ISLAMIC EDUCATION (ISED))

The general academic requirement for admission in the the B.Ed Islamic Education is:

  • Obtained a minimum CGPA of 2.5 in IIUM Centre for Foundation Studies final examination; OR
  • Three (3) principal passes in the STPM examination or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass with ‘Jayyid” in STAM examination or its equivalent; OR
  • Three (3) principal passes in the GCE ‘A’ level examination obtained at one sitting; OR
  • Any other certificate or diploma that is recognized by the IIUM Senate.

Other Requirements

Language requirements

Applicants are required to sit for the IIUM-administered English Placement Test (EPT) and Arabic Placement Test (APT) and obtained both language requirements as follows:

Programme

Language Requirement

B.Ed TESL

B.Ed GUIDE

B.Ed TASL

 

B.Ed ISED

EPT Band 6.5

EPT Band 6.0

EPT Band 5.5; and APT Band 6.0

EPT Band 5.5; and APT Band 6.0

 

Interview

Malaysian applicants must pass the Teacher Selection Test (MEdSI) conducted by the Ministry of Higher Education.

 

Applicants must also pass the interview conducted by the Institute.

 

Courses