Taught course

Applied Linguistics for TESOL

Institution
Durham University · Language Centre
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good first degree (normally a UK 2.1 or equivalent) plus at least two years English language teaching experience.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The English Language Centre's MA in Applied Linguistics for TESOL course offers excellent opportunities for experienced language teachers to develop careers in English language teaching.

The course is designed for anyone with an interest in the wider aspects of teaching English as a foreign language, combining innovative classroom practices with an understanding of issues such as language structure and research methodology.

Course Structure:

The course offers a core of syllabus design and assessment, with greater depth provided through further required modules focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects of the English language and on classroom practice. You will then have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge base by taking three or four further optional modules covering a wide range of relevant areas. The MA is completed by a 15,000-word dissertation.

Core Modules:

  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Second Language Development: Perspectives for Teaching
  • Dissertation: Includes Research Methods programme
  • Language for Teaching
  • Advanced Teaching Practice: The Reflective Practitioner.

Fees and funding

Scholarships and funding

www.durham.ac.uk/postgraduate/finance

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
study@durham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 334 1000