Bachelor of Education (Hons)

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

The Bachelor of Education (Hons) programme is aimed at preparing students to meet the demands in the teaching profession for both public and private educational institutions. Thus, the programme provides an excellent opportunity for non-graduate teachers, school-leavers, and those interested in joining the teaching profession to be better equipped with a solid command of the knowledge and skills required for an educator.

Graduates of this programme will have an understanding of the history, philosophy, systems, practices, and challenges of educational development. The programme will enable scholars to develop competency in identifying the nature of learning experiences and problems faced by students, and to be professionally engaged in the teaching-learning processes and experiences, curriculum planning, aspects of educational institution management, and development of the profession. We offer 4 specialisations:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • TESL
  • Guidance & Counselling

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Entry requirements

STPM – with 2 principals (min. of Grade C) (CGPA 2.0)
A-Level – (2 subjects) Grade A – D
Any related Certificate
UEC – Grade B in 5 subjects
Australia Capital Territory – (Year 12)/South Australia (SACE)/Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)/South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Tertiary Entrance Education (TEE)/Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Western Australia Certificate
Any related Diploma
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Academic English
Introduction to Education: Educational Philosophy, History and Policies
Communication and Thinking skills
Sociology and Development of Children and Adolescents
Introduction to Curriculum and Pedagogy
Technology in Education
Pedagogy and Diversity
Educational Psychology
Assessment and Evaluation in Education
Guidance and Counselling in Education

Year 2

Ethics and professionalism in Teaching
Personal Development And Communication Skills/ Elementary Mandarin or Advanced Mandarin
Planning and Organizing Supportive Learning Environments
Practicum 1
Classroom and Behaviour Management

Year 3

Management and Leadership in Education
Business Ethics
Introduction to Research in Education
Practicum 2
Research Project: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education
Practicum 3

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

Effective Listening Skills/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
TITAS/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
Hubungan Etnik/ Pengajian Bahasa Malaysia 3
Entrepreneurship Development

Specialisation (Electives)

TESL – Teaching English as a Second Language

Introduction to Linguistics
English Phonetics and Phonology
English Grammar
Approaches to Teaching English as a Second Language
Methods of Teaching Listening and Speaking
Methods of Teaching Reading
Methods of Teaching Writing
Materials and Resources for ESL Classrooms
ESL Assessment and Evaluation
Literature and Drama for ESL Learners

Guidance and Counselling

Introduction to Counselling Psychology
Theories and Techniques in Counselling
Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions
Group Counselling
Career Counselling
Diversity, Counselling and the Helping Relationship
Working with Disaffected Children
Family Counselling
Child and Adolescent Counselling
Mental Health

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood in a Changing World
Play and Learning in Early Childhood
Assessment in Early Childhood
Collaborative Relationships in Early Childhood: Home, School and Community
Wellness in Early Childhood: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Physical Education
Arts Education in Early Childhood: Creative and Aesthetic Expression
Social-emotional Learning, Character Education and Social Studies in Early Childhood
Communication in Early Childhood: Language and Literacy Education
Science and Technology Education in Early Childhood
Mathematics Education in Early Childhood

Special Needs Education

Introduction to Children with Special Needs
Language and Communication Disabilities in Children
Instructional Strategies for Children with Special Needs
Behaviour Management for Children with Special Needs
Early Intervention and Support Services for Children with Special Needs
Management of Special Education
Inclusion for Students with Special Needs
Sign Language in Communication
Community-based Rehabilitation
Current Issues and Trends in Special Education

Career opportunities

A bachelor’s degree in education is a professional degree that will prepare you for a job in the early childhood, primary or secondary school settings. Other areas of employment include children, family, youth services, training, social services, higher education, educational product development, instructional design and technology for education.