An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Consideration will also be given to applicants with over two years of relevant teaching experience and a DELTA certification (or equivalent).
Months of entry
This degree brings together the strengths of the former Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) MA degrees, which it replaces. It provides an exciting programme suitable for those currently working as language teachers, those who plan to work as language teachers in the future, and those who simply have a strong interest in language learning and teaching.
Core modules cover four areas considered essential to an applied linguistics degree whereas optional modules can be chosen from a range of specialised or broader topics – please see our website for a full list.
· Principles of Language Teaching
· Second Language Acquisition
· Language Test Construction and Evaluation
· Research Methods
Optional modules include:
· Content-based Instruction
· Pedagogical Grammar
· Using Corpora in Language Teaching
· Task-based Language Teaching
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing elements) or TOEFL 580 required (237 computer-based), minimum of 5.0 in writing.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Coordinator
- +44 (0)1524 593028