Taught course

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Sheffield Hallam University · Education

Entry requirements

Applicants must have • a degree or equivalent qualification • at least two years’ experience of teaching in the profession • be currently teaching in the field • have successfully completed the Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL, Cambridge CELTA or equivalent Entrants who have successfully completed a recognised professional teaching diploma in TESOL, for example the Trinity College Licentiate Diploma or Cambridge (DELTA) are exempt from stage one.

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

If you are an experienced TESOL teaching professional, this distance-learning course allows you to gain a postgraduate qualification whilst continuing to work. As well as studying the core areas of TESOL theory and practice you also study a topic relevant to your teaching and explore it further through research, usually based in your own workplace.

Key points
• Suitable for experienced in-service TESOL teachers.
• Consider core areas of TESOL theory and practice such as language analysis and testing and evaluation.
• Discuss your studies online with an international community of teachers.
• Gain the qualifications and skills needed to advance your career.

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


distance learning
24-36 months


full time
12-48 months


distance learning
10 months

Course contact details

TESOL Centre
0114 225 5555