Entry requirements

Route one (Delta): You should have a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject and at least two years' full-time (1200 hours) English language teaching experience within the last five years or have substantial English language teaching work experience. You will be interviewed by an approved Delta trainer before beginning your course. You must have an English language ability of at least IELTS 7.5 with no skill below 7.0 (or equivalent). Route two (Non-Delta): You should have a 2:2 honours degree or have substantial English language teaching work experience. You should have an English language level of at least IELTS 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

We provide academic and professional development for English language practitioners looking to advance their careers in teaching. This includes innovative teaching, curriculum and creative materials development, teacher education or training and other teaching-related activities.

You will gain practical classroom experience and you will develop creative multimedia resources and teaching materials through hands-on activities. There will be the opportunity to pursue a specialism, such as English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), teaching English to Young Learners (YLs) or teacher training and English language teaching management.

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date information on funding please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/elt_ma

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113