Taught course

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Language Testing (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. At least one year of language teaching / assessment experience.

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

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed for language teachers who, in addition to broadening their knowledge-base on second language learning and up-to-date teaching methodology, want to gain expertise in second language test construction and evaluation in classroom contexts and at wider national and international levels.

The course is entirely web based and allows you to focus both your coursework and dissertation on issues and problems pertinent to your own educational and assessment contexts. We aim to equip you with up-to-date knowledge and skills that will enable you to work in a variety of language teaching and assessment contexts.

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

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Linguistics and English Language