Taught course

Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in English language, English literature, linguistics, a similar related subject. We will also consider your application if you have two years of full time language teaching experience and a lower degree classification or a degree that is not English/language-related.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our course provides you with up to date theories and methods in teaching English as a foreign/second language. It will help you to understand key issues in teaching English as a foreign/second language. It will also develop your research skills, enhancing your professional performance in the future.

The course allows you to improve or update your knowledge and understanding of teaching English as a foreign or second language. It has a strong emphasis on:

  • language learning
  • interaction in second language classrooms and wider settings
  • teacher development
  • engagement in learning and with technology

Our staff have experience of teaching around the world. They are actively involved in research and we incorporate relevant research findings into the course content.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Vivienne Sturgiss, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
TESOL@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6377