TESL Foundation

Versatile Foundation in TESL (PI020/ E0150) or Asasi TESL programme with unique interdisciplinary learning experience focusing on English language skills and introductory courses designed for the enhancement of critical thinking and creative skills. The Asasi TESL Program in UITM has received great demand from SPM (or O-level) leavers as a preferred preparatory course. Every year more than 7000 applications are received and the graduates of Asasi TESL are sought after by other Malaysia established Universities. With 26 years of experience and tradition (established since 1988 – TESL Matriculation), this programme offers fun and challenging students’ activities such as movie screenings, book circles, drama activities resulted in closely-knit community and cultural diversity.

UPU Code: UE0222001

Study Prospects

Upon completion, students could join B. Ed (Hons.) TESL Programmes in any IPTA or other relevant degree programmes at any IPTA. The alternative equivalent programmes include:

  1. English Studies
  2. Linguistics
  3. English Literature
  4. Mass Communication
  5. Guidance and Counselling
  6. Psychology
  7. Film & Screen
  8. Public Relations
  9. Business Administration
  10. Administrative Science

The alumni of the programme have gone on to become professionals in education, broadcasting, entrepreneurs, executives in corporate relation and human resource.

Entry Requirement

University Requirement:

Candidates must:

  1. Be Malaysian citizen with Bumiputera status.
  2. Possess at least five (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu and pass History.

Entry Requirement:

  1. A Grade in English
  2. A- Grade in any three (3) subjects other than English
  3. Credit (C) in Mathematic or Add Mathematics
  4. Pass Written test and interview



Kindly complete the application form of UPU (BPKP JPT)



  • Head of Programme,
  • Foundation in TESL,
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA,
  • UITM Cawangan Selangor, Kampus Dengkil ,
  • 42800 Dengkil ,
  • Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA
  • Tel : 03-89245200

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Contact Us

Pusat Asasi
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Cawangan Selangor, Kampus Dengkil
43800 Dengkil , SELANGOR


Tel  :+603 8924 5200
Fax : 603 8924 5422