Taught course

TESOL

Institution
Durham University · Language Centre
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good first degree (UK 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent).

Months of entry

October

Course content

The English Language Centre's MA TESOL course offers excellent opportunities to develop careers in English language teaching for inexperienced teachers or for those starting out in the field.

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:

  • Dissertation (includes Research Methods programme)
  • Language for Teaching
  • Language Teaching Methods and Practice
  • Fundamentals in ELT.

Information for international students

Please check the English language requirements for your subject and level of study.

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