Taught course

Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Institution
Ulster University · School of Education
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A second class honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; and evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

A satisfactory criminal record check from your country of residence.

See https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants for further information.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Whether you are a qualified teacher or have no previous teaching experience, the MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at Ulster is designed to enhance your teaching and communication skills and explore how people from different cultures learn languages.

Ulster’s TESOL programme is the only master's level TESOL course in the UK which offers an overseas teaching placement.

You will have the opportunity to complete a placement in Gyor, Hungary, and teach English to non-native speakers, in either a state primary or secondary school.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24-30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Barbara Skinner
Email
b.skinner@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 7012 4662