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This course aims to equip students with the basic knowledge and skills in using signing as an alternative communication system for special needs children who are unable to acquire speech. The main differences among various sign communication systems are also discussed. Students will have the opportunity to learn the Malaysian Sign Language (MySL) and use it in the context of daily routines and classroom teaching, especially with the deaf population.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Entry Requirements: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. Introduction to Deaf Culture
  2. Usage of Alphabets in Communication
  3. Personal Information
  4. Communication Related to Family
  5. Sign for Places
  6. Time of the Day
  7. Daily Activities
  8. Food and Beverages
  9. Interaction in the classroom
  10. Visit to Malaysian Federation of the Deaf

Coursework 1 - 20%
Coursework 2 - 20%
Video Presentation - 20%
Report - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Sign Language in Communication (BEd), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Education (Honours)
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Education (Honours) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Education by Research
  2. Master of Education by Coursework
Career Opportunities: 

School leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.