Taught course

Teaching English for Academic Purposes

Sheffield Hallam University · Education

Entry requirements

Normally you need • a degree • an English language teaching qualification • at least two years’ experience teaching English International students must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills.

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

Develop your skills as a TESOL teacher with a focus on higher education in an area where there is a growing demand for qualified teachers. You learn how best to help foreign students study or prepare to study at university in the UK or overseas.

Key points
• Suitable for graduates with experience teaching English to speakers of other languages.
• Gain a TESOL specialism in the growing English for Academic Purposes (EAP) area.
• Learn from lecturers with extensive experience in designing, delivering and managing EAP courses.
• Study via distance learning anywhere in the UK or globally.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

admissions office
0114 225 5555