Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) with Honours
(R2/144/6/0001 (A 6530) 02/21)
In line with the government’s initiative to upgrade the quality of teachers in primary schools, the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) is designed with the following objectives:
To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or college lecturers specialising in primary education
To produce primary school education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning and carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively.
The programme curriculum focuses on core education knowledge, subject content knowledge and pedagogical skills that enable the graduates:
To identify the learning needs of the primary school pupils
To plan and implement learning and teaching activities, including assessment, effectively
To carry out other duties and responsibilities efficiently as required of an educator
The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) is especially suited for teachers, school principals, college lecturers and other education personnel who wish to equip themselves with up-to-date knowledge and specialized skills for continuous personal improvement as well as career enhancement in their profession as a primary school educator.
The Bachelor of Teaching (Primary Education) is open to non-teachers. However, applicants are reminded that during the course of their studies, they are required to do school-based assignments and also to undergo practicum at school.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEO) This programme aims to produce graduates that are:
PEO1: Knowledgeable with a strong understanding of the theoretical foundation and basic principle of education especially with those relevant to primary education and provide quality services to the government or private institutions. (Cognitive)
PEO2: Effective in communication and demonstrate leadership skills and are committed to professionalism in values, attitudes and ethics in a diverse and complex society. (Psychomotor)
PEO3: Competence to solve problems, self-reflect and use scientific skills and creative thinking needed in teaching and learning especially in primary education. (Cognitive)
PEO4: Integrate the entrepreneurial skills as such the current needs of learner and foster a positive view of continued personal and professional development. (Affective)
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) Upon completion of all courses in this programme, the graduates should be able to:
PLO1 Evaluate theories and concepts related to primary education (Knowledge and Understanding)
PLO2 Apply critical thinking skills for decision making (Cognitive Skill)
PLO3 Demonstrate the skills and principles of lifelong learning in their academic and career development (Practical Skill)
PLO4 Demonstrate an appropriate social skills in primary education setting (Interpersonal Skill)
PLO5 Demonstrate effective communication and innovative ideas effectively (Communication)
PLO6 Appreciate digital technology to support learning and improve education experience (Digital Skill)
PLO7 Appreciate basic symbols relating to statistical technique (Numeracy skill)
PLO8 Perform leadership in managing primary education activities (Leadership)
PLO9 Develop capability to plan for career development or further education (Personal Skill)
PLO10 Develop innovative entrepreneurial skills in primary education industry (Entrepreneurial)
PLO11 Practice and conduct teaching with professional values, attitude and ethics (Ethical and Professionalism)
i. Memiliki Sijil SPM/MCE/SPMV/SPMVM dengan kepujian dalam Bahasa Malaysia; AND
ii. Lulus STPM atau setaraf dengan sekurang-kurangnya 2 Prinsipal; atau
iii. Sijil Perguruan Asas daripada Maktab Perguruan Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia; atau
iv. Lulus Matrikulasi/Foundation/Asasi dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00; atau
v. Lulus Diploma yang diiktiraf oleh Kerajaan Malaysia dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00 dalam bidang berkaitan.
i. Posses SPM/MCE/SPMV/SPMVM with a credit in Bahasa Malaysia; AND
ii. Pass STPM or equivalent, with minimum of 2 Principals; or
iii. Teaching Certificate from teacher training college; or
iv. Pass Matriculation/Foundation/Asasi with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
v. Pass Diploma recognised by the Malaysian Government with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 in related field.
The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens
The University offers 50% discount for:
Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.
RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)
EPF (Account 2); or
Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
Bachelor Of Teaching (Primary Education)-BTPE Faqs
What is BTPE? BTPE is a Bachelor of Teaching focused on primary education program fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
What is BTPE entry requirement? Your certificate must be recognised by Malaysian government
How long is the BTPE study duration? It is a 4 years and 3 months programme which consists of 13 semesters.
When is BTPE intake? January or May or September intake.
How much is BTPE fees? Refer to the OUM portal. The fees will subject to OUM policy. You will get 20% discount for early registration. In addition, you are not required to pay by semester. Further, each semester you can pay partial payment but you need to settle it before the examination in each semester.
BTPE structure Refer to OUM portal.
How many BTPE credit hours? 120 credit hours
Any APEL offered in BTPE? None
What about BTPE course assessment? Most of the courses required students to do coursework (60%) and final examination (40%). Some courses are 100% by course work.
How does the courses in BTPE conducted? It is a blended learning (face to face tutorials, online or e-tutorial learning support and self-managed learning)
Who arrange students placement for practicum? Students need to identify their own schools or any teaching institutions.
What is the duration of my practicum? One semester (two to three months)
Do I have to appoint my teaching supervisor? No. OUM will appoint your supervisor.
Who can I contact to join BTPE? Puan Norazzila Shafie
Bachelor of Teaching (primary Education)
Cluster of Education and Social Science