Taught course

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Corpus Linguistics (Distance)

Lancaster University · Linguistics and English Language

Entry requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a language/linguistics-related subject or one with a number of language/linguistics-related subjects. No teaching experience is required.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative course is designed for prospective and experienced language teachers and language professionals who, in addition to broadening their knowledge-base on second language learning and teaching, want to gain expertise in corpus linguistics and in analysing language data.

In the course, you will learn about applications of corpora for a variety of areas of language teaching such as English for Specific Purposes and teaching materials development. The course is entirely web based and allows you to focus your coursework and dissertation on issues and problems pertinent to your own professional context.

Join our webinar!

Learn more about this programme by attending one of our free webinars.

You'll learn how the course is run, hear about our latest research, and have your questions answered by our expert teachers and former students.

Register now:

Friday 24 March 2023, 11:00am – 12:00pm GMT

Wednesday 14 June 2023, 6:00pm – 7:00pm BST

Information for international students

We may ask you to provide a recognised English language qualification, dependent upon your nationality and where you have studied previously.

We normally require an IELTS (Academic) Test with an overall score of at least 6.5, and a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. We also consider other English language qualifications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Linguistics and English Language