UNITAR International University Programme Details

Bachelor of English (Hons)
[R/224/6/0014(MQA/FA0903)04/22] |
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Bachelor of English (Hons) is a programme that helps students to unveil the layers of linguistic functions of the English Language. The course includes literature, writing and history as part of its approach to provide an in-depth understanding of the power and impact that a language has within various social and professional settings.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:
  • Pass STPM with a minimum of Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) subjects, and credit in English in SPM or STPM; OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects and pass in English; OR
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation or its equivalent from recognized IPTA / IPTS / institution, with a minimum CGPA  of 2.00, and credit in English in SPM; OR
  • Pass Diploma or its equivalent, with a minimum of CGPA 2.00 and credit in English in SPM (or its equivalent); OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government. 
  • Applications into the Bachelor’s programmes (level 6, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 21 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 9 Semesters / 3 Years

Year 1

  • Study Skills
  • TITAS/Malaysian Studies (Int) 3
  • Interpersonal & Communicational Skills in Social Sciences
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Psychosociology in Social Sciences
  • Hubungan Etnik/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Workplace English
  • Academic and Expository Writing
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • English Proficiency 1
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • English Proficiency 2
  • Innovations, Creativity & Talents
  • Creative Writing
  • Language & Society

Year 2

  • Research Methods for Social Sciences
  • English Proficiency 3
  • Cultural Diversity and English
  • Language and the Media
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Language and Theatre
  • Major 1
  • Major 2
  • Major 3
  • Major 4
  • Major 5
  • Major 6
  • Major 7
  • Major 8
  • Major 9

Year 3

  • Major 10
  • Major 11
  • Major 12
  • Major 13
  • Major 14
  • Major 15
  • Major 16
  • Major 17
  • Internship / Project Paper



  • Laws and Ethics in Communication
  • English Literature 1
  • Malaysian Literature in English
  • Great Books of the World
  • Greek Mythology
  • English Literature 2
  • Advanced Academic writing
  • Asian Literature in English
  • Script writing
  • Workshop in Fiction Writing
  • Writing for Science and Technology
  • Modern Literature In English
  • Starting to Write
  • Editing
  • Editorial Writing
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Writing for Special Audiences
  • Project Paper

Major: TESOL

  • Foundation In Education
  • Psychology in Education
  • Introduction to Language and Linguistics
  • Morphology and Syntax
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Literature in English 1
  • Introduction to Literature in English 2
  • Material Design and Selection
  • Language and Teaching Methodology
  • Language Testing and Evaluation
  • Language Teaching and Technology
  • Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills
  • Teaching Reading Skills
  • Teaching Writing Skills
  • The Teaching and Appreciation of Literature 3
  • Internship


  • Starting to Write
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Law and Ethics in Communication
  • Great Books of the World
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Autobiography
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Writing for Special Audiences
  • Advanced Workshop in Fiction
  • Playwriting
  • Theories In Language and Discourse
  • Translation and the Media
  • Writing Short Story
  • Techniques and Forms in Fiction
  • Memoir Writing
  • Writing Drama
  • Mystery Writing Workshop
  • Project Paper
Career Prospects
  • General Administrator
  • IIndustrial Relations Officer
  • HRD Executives
  • Quality Systems Executive
  • Internal Auditor
  • Project Manager
  • Management Trainees

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Bachelor programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:
  • Students who have a distinction in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.
  • Students who have credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses. (Refer to the table below for placement purposes.)
  • Students who do not have a credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take the English Enhancement Programme before registering for their Faculty courses. (An internal assessment could be arranged with the HOD Language and General Studies.)
  • Students from a different institution are required to apply for exemption if they studied any English courses. (Students are encouraged to attach the syllabus of the courses they have taken in the previous instituition.)
B (4B), C+ (5C) BAND 2 ENGLISH 2
7D, 8E, 9G - English Enhancement Programme
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia