Taught course

Applied Linguistics (TEFL)

Institution
University of Bedfordshire · Division of Language and Communication
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course offers an advanced level professional qualification for practising and aspiring teachers of English and has been designed for both native and non-native English speakers.

Students have the opportunity to carry out a major piece of individual research on a topic of special interest.

Why choose this course?

  • Study a distinctive course with assessed teaching practice enabling you, with the relevant teaching experience, to gain British Council ‘TEFL Q’ (qualified) status and its associated career advantages.
  • Explore practical issues relevant to your own professional working environment with an optional Professional Practice unit, which could involve opportunities to gain teaching experience abroad.
  • Develop your understanding of how language systems can be taught, as well as theories of language teaching such as language acquisition and intercultural communication.
  • Gain from access to the expertise of CRELLA, our world-renowned Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment; nationally and internationally recognised as a leading UK-based centre for research into language learning and assessment.
  • Benefit from a course which gives you access to a range of careers in universities, colleges, and language schools in many countries; in ELT development and publishing; or further study at PhD level.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admission@beds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1582 743500