Taught course

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) (Doctorate)

Queen's University Belfast · School of Education

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Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University and a Masters degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Performance profiles (grades etc) may also be required to ensure suitability of the applicant for Doctoral study. Applicants will normally be expected to have at least five years' full-time professional experience in a field of work related to Education.

International Qualifications For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website.

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) TESOL, which is a combination of both taught and research elements, provides an alternative route to the PhD for mid-career and senior professionals in English language education and related disciplines. We offer a wide range of taught modules in the areas of research methods (three compulsory), TESOL (two compulsory), education policy, education management and professional development.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    full time
    36-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Karen Wylie
+44 (0)28 9097 5937