Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

King's College London · Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: A 2:1 undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) is usually required in a relevant subject (for example: a foreign language; English; Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/Language and Communication; Psychology; a social science subject.) Alternative qualifications may be considered. Work experience: No previous experience of language teaching is required (although any experience including informal tutoring or volunteer teaching and/or observation of teaching) will be taken into account in assessing your application

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in TESOL will provide novice and early career teachers with a thorough introduction to current research, theory, principles and practices in English language teaching. Students will have the opportunity to observe actual language classes, plan and teach real lessons and carry out research on language learning and teaching.

  • Develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills for teaching English in different contexts
  • Four weeks of supervised teaching practice
  • Gain a professional certificate in TEFL at the same time as your MA in TESOL
  • Observe lessons and learn from experienced teachers at International House London
  • Excellent tutorial support and extensive programme-specific training in research methods and academic writing
  • Staff have extensive experience of teaching and training teachers in a wide variety of contexts

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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